Volcano Choir - "Byegone" | Music Video

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Justin Vernon, aka Bon Iver, is set to release a second album, Repave, with his collaborative side-project Volcano Choir on September 3rd. Following the recent release of lead single "Byegone," the collective have just premiered the visuals for the captivating track. Read more


Frank Ocean performs at VitaminWater Uncapped, NYC [Video]

Having travelled North America hosting performances from the likes of Little Dragon, Nas and Big Boi, Vitamin Water's Uncapped touring gig series drew to a close on Monday night in New York at the Oresanz Centre, where Frank Ocean and Bon Iver took to the stage. Read more


Bon Iver announces new EP | Music News

American Folk band Bon Iver announces the release of their next project, iTunes Session EP. The project will be released in full June 19th and will follow up from their Grammy-winning self-titled sophomore album released last June. Read more


Oddisee - 'Odd Renditions' [EP] | Stream x Free Download

With his People Hear What They See album set for an arrival on June 12th, the one man musical talent that is Oddisee lines us up with a pre-cursor to the project in the shape of Odd Renditions. A simple four-track EP, the producer-rapper reshapes songs from Marvin Gaye, Bon Iver, K-Os and Metronomy and layers them with his own lyrical flair. The previously leaked "Ain't That Peculiar" can be found here.Read more


Bon Iver - "Towers" | Music Video


Grammy winning band Bon Iver deliver a brand new video for "Towers" which is taken from their sophomore album release. The hauntingly beautiful NABIL directed clip tells a tale of the final moments in the life of an old loner in the wilderness surrounded by makeshift towers that look like they were hand crafted by the elderly protagonist, almost like they were a part of him. Watch the video in full after the jump.Read more


Bon Iver perform "Hinnom," "Babys" & more live @ AIR Studios [Video]

Following Bon Iver's Grammy Award winning triumph comes the visual release of Justin Vernon and Sean Carey's 4AD and Jagjaguwar's viral live session at the esteemed AIR Studios. Recorded back in October, the critically acclaimed bandmates performed five songs including "Hinnom,TX," "Babys" and a special interpretation of Bonnie Raitt's timeless song "I Can't Make You Love Me" [See full set list below]. Read more


Bon Iver perform “Holocene” x “Beth/Rest” on Saturday Night Live | TV Catch-Up


The "indie-folk" band Bon Iver who delivered a commercially and critically acclaimed Bon Iver, Bon Iver LP last year, made an appeareance on the esteemed comedy and variety show Saturday Night Live's stage last night. The band who are fronted by Justin Vernon (who you may also be aware of from his features on Kanye West's incredible My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy) delivered amazingly beautiful performances of “Holocene” and “Beth/Rest” taken from the self titled 2011 release. Watch the performances below.Read more


J. Cole + Nicki Minaj nominated for Grammy Awards in Best New Artist category | Music News


The nominations for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards are currently being announced at The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live in Los Angeles and the North Carolina raised Roc Nation signed J. Cole and the Young Money Barbie Nicki Minaj are both in the running for the Best New Artist category alongside Bon Iver, Skrillex and The Band Perry.

Best New Artist
Bon Iver
The Band Perry
Nicki Minaj
J. Cole
Skrillex

Congrats to all the nominees. Read the full list of nominees HERE.
The 2012 Grammy Awards will air on February 12th 2012.


Bon Iver - "Hinnom, TX" | Music Video


Bon Iver have come through with some visuals for their track "Hinnom, TX" which is taken from the self titled digital deluxe edition album, which hit iTunes today, and for your buck you get 10 short films to accompany each of the albums tracks.

The visual below is directed by Isaac Gale and David Jensen and is a simple yet hypnotic video of driving on the open road into the sunset.

The tracklist for the set is as follows:

01. Perth
02. Minnesota, WI
03. Holocene
04. Towers
05. Michicant
06. Hinnom, TX
07. Wash.
08. Calgary
09. Lisbon, OH
10. Beth/Rest


Bon Iver perform "Calgary" & "Perth" live on Later With Jools Holland | TV Catch-Up

I always seem to ask myself one particular question after every Bon Iver live performance clip I watch... Why the hell haven't I purchased their album yet?
After bringing you their performance of "Towers" on Later... With Jools Holland that took place a few days ago, we are able to bring you some more footage from the show, of the band performing two more tracks off their album,"Calgary" and "Perth".

*heads over to iTunes UK to purchase their album*

Click here to listen to album in full...


Bon Iver - "Towers" on Later Live with Jools Holland | TV Catch-Up


Bon Iver dropped by our British shores to perform on the widely respected Jools Holland show yesterday, this performance of "Towers" from their 2011 release Bon Iver, Bon Iver was aired live in the BBC studios for the Later Live with Jools Holland show.

Bon Iver gained a brand new audience when they featured on Kanye West's G.O.O.D Fridays series and his My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album and their recent collaboration with James Blake has done them some favours on this side of the Atlantic too.

Enjoy their performance below.


Bon Iver - "With God On Our Side" (Live Bob Dylan Cover) | New Music


In 1963 the now iconic Bob Dylan took to the stage at The Town Hall, in New York City to perform an anti-war song entitled "With God On Our Side." The song, which later featured on Dylan's The Times They Are A-Changin' album released a year later, references a some of the world's most gruesome wars and atrocities including World Wars I and II, the Holocaust and American Civil War as well as the Holocaust.
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James Blake x Bon Iver - "Fall Creek Boys Choir" | New Music


If robots could cry, I swear this would be the music they would weep to. Mercury Music Prize 2011 finalist James Blake teams up with Justin Vernon of Bon Iver for this new cut entitled "Fall Creek Boys Choir" which features Blake on production and Vernon on the computer warped vocals, and the result is a hypnotically creepy yet beautiful piece of future soul.

Listen To: James Blake x Bon Iver - "Fall Creek Boys Choir"

"Fall Creek Boys Choir" is available on iTunes on August 29th with Enough Thunder following in October.


Bon Iver - "Holocene" live on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon | TV Catch-Up


The Justin Vernon fronted American indie folk outfit Bon Iver made a special appearance on the popular NBC entertainment and chat show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to perform "Holocene" from the band's latest album. The self titled 10 track LP is the follow up to the band’s 2008 release For Emma, Forever Ago and released yesterday. The album is rumoured to be their last independent release before joining Kanye West's G.O.O.D Music after . Watch the full performance below.

Listen to Bon Iver's album in full here.


Listen to Bon Iver's new album in full | Album stream


American indie folk outfit Bon Iver's self titled sophomore album is now available to listen to in it's entirety ahead of it's June 21st release.
The 10 track LP is the follow up to the band's 2008 release For Emma, Forever Ago and apparently Bon Iver will be signing to Kanye West's G.O.O.D Music label after this release following the rapper's sampling of their track "Woods" and the band's lead man Justin Vernon featuring on a couple of tracks from Kanye's critically acclaimed My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

Listen to Bon Iver in full after the jump.Read more


Ed Sheeran covers Bon Iver's "Skinny Love" for The Sun's Biz Session [Video]

It's great to see the colossal buzz that Ed Sheeran has accumulated over the past 18 months translating into real-life mainstream success. Lead single "The A Team" moved onto the Radio 1 A-List last week, and he followed that landmark achievement with a great acoustic session for UK newspaper The Sun's website.

Here Ed performs his aforementioned debut single, as well as breakout hit "You Need Me" and a cover of Bon Iver's "Skinny Love".

"Skinny Love"

"The A-Team"

"You Need Me"