Such is the strength of Bon Iver 's recent self-titled release that he and his bosses at 4AD could have all sat around a board-room table and had a nice ol' in-office lottery sweepstake to determine their next move in music marketing. But instead of Vernon and the label executives betting on the World Cup winner or who's going to fall first in the Grand National, they could have just so easily chosen the musician's next single via the exact same method. I mean, all of the album's tracks [...]
I'm not particularly happy about it, but there's no doubt that it's been summer for a while now. It's hot and steamy and, despite the rain, generally kind of miserable here in the desert. But it's the price to pay for 70-degree sunny days all winter.To celebrate the season, here are some of the best songs I've heard in the second quarter of 2011. Ladies, it's the Catfish Vegas Summer 13:• Bon
The first half of 2011 has been a solid start to the year. If the rest of the year can keep up with the first half we will be in good shape. We saw some big releases, but there was also plenty else to keep me busy listening. A highlight has been getting to know [...]
It's been a busy week for Justin Vernon and his ever-increasing band. His album came out in the US on Tuesday so he had to get some tv appearances in. On release day, he brought the wonderful 'Holocene' one of the standout tracks from his second album Bon Iver, Bon [Read more]
Bon Iver are basically on repeat when I'm not listening to something new to gauge if it's worth posting. I would have gotten this performance up sooner but Fallon's performances are always difficult to find on YouTube. "Holocene" is another gem off Bon Iver . A great performance once again, just weeks after they murdered it on Fallon with the Bonnie Raitt/Donny Hathaway medley. Buy this album! Bon Iver will perform at the Tower Theater in August. Who's with me?