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WATCH: Arty Musician's Workout DVD

Posted 12.09.2011 | Arts

Are you a human enigma? Does your love for woodsy, angelic folk music and the sweaty spandex just not add up? Don't fret, Bon Iver is here to make sur...

Lindi Ortega Video Exclusive, Plus Chatting With Yo-Yo Ma and Mason Jennings

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


2011: What Were The 11 Best Albums This Year?

Jeff Pollack | Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Everyone is about to release their picks for 2011 and looking back I'd like to say it was a good year for new music, but it really wasn't. There were,...

Adele Leads 2011 Grammy Nominees

Posted 01.30.2012 | Entertainment

The nominees for the 2011 Grammy Awards were announced live on CBS on Wednesday night. Adele, the smash hit British retro soul singer, had a huge e...

Stream All 10 Short Films From 'Bon Iver' Deluxe

Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

The deluxe edition of Bon Iver's second summer album Bon Iver, which includes a lush video for each track, is now available for purchase, but the gene...

Do We Care About The Lyrics Anymore?

Lucas Kavner | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home
Lucas Kavner

Music, in general, might be missing its lyrical heroes. Who are our real poets in 2011? With Occupy Wall Street and the recession and the slipping middle class, it seems like the right time for a new icon to emerge. One that speaks more directly to us, without hiding.

Live Music Shows For Every Day Of The Week (VIDEOS)

| Katie Bain | Posted 11.20.2011 | Los Angeles

This is a ridiculous week for live music in LA, and by ridiculous, I mean we’re going out every night, so organize your ride situation and fuel up o...

Bon Iver's Solo Piano Version Of 'Best/Rest'

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.06.2011 | Home

If you prefer your love songs tender, spare, and sans-saxophone, Bon Iver has a track for you. "Beth/Rest," the synth-heavy final track on Bon Ive...

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon Releases Some Steam On The VMAs

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 10.30.2011 | Home

Beyonce is pregnant! Aside from that, though, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is so totally over the VMAs. The folk singer praised Bruno Mars, Kanye and J...

Bon Iver And James Blake, Together

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

Last week we alerted you to a meeting of two stupidly beautiful minds: those of British electronic musician James Blake and Wisconsin snow siren, Just...

The Gorgeous New Bon Iver Video

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.18.2011 | Home

"You can never go wrong with an adorable Icelandic child traipsing across the Icelandic wilderness." - Everyone Good point, everyone. The new ...

James Blake And Bon Iver Are Probably Collaborating

Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

James Blake sent out a cryptic tweet today with no verbs, but really it has all the information you need: Let us put it together for you -- o...

Mike Hogan

Justin Vernon's Not Just A Recluse In A Cabin Anymore | Mike Hogan | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

Justin Vernon isn't sad anymore, and he sure isn't alone. At a packed Tower Theater, on the outskirts of Philadelphia, the Wisconsin singer-songwriter...

Bon Iver Covers Bjork's "Who Is It"

Posted 09.24.2011 | Home

This past Friday, Bon Iver kicked off their much-anticipated tour in Milwaukee with a delicate cover of Bjork's song "Who Is It" -- as if concert goer...

Oh-Oh, We're Halfway There

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

2011 has seen no shortage of worthwhile music in its first six months. Many artists have pleasantly surprised on their second and third records, avoid...

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Raise your lighter for Jill Scott, Bon Iver, and Jim Lauderdale -- three unlucky musical traveling companions who play well together. As for "Weird Al" and Night Ranger? Aren't you suffering enough?

Carey and Curren$y: Week's Best Live Music

| Posted 07.16.2011 | Denver

It’s an eclectic week of music in the city with heavy metal gods, indie sweethearts, an underghround hip-hop rising star and Denver’s newest most ...

Most Anticipated Indie Albums of 2011 (SLIDESHOW)

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Moss

Newsflash: there are other records coming out this year besides Lady GaGa. And some of them, in my opinion anyway, should be even more hotly anticipated.

Interview with The National: Bryce Dessner Talks The Obama Campaign Song, Passion Projects, New York Real Estate and What's Next

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

On the Monday night after the Austin City Limits Festival, The National taped what will be one of the last performances ever shot at the original ACL ...

HuffPost Review: John Legend & The Roots' Wake Up!, Plus Conversations With Seal and Matt White

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


The Tallest Man on Earth: New Folk Grows Numinous

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
S.X. Rosenstock

Kristian Matsson has been avalanched with Bob Dylan comparisons, but his anecdotes and omnipresent observations of the natural world have more in common with the Joni Mitchell of "River."

Brilliant Dreams: Conversations with Indigo Girls and Sugarland's Kristian Bush

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Indigo Girls' new live album Staring Down The Brilliant Dream is presented like a book. Is that supposed to imply the album's like a journal?

KCRW Presents: Girls, Girls, Girls

Ali MacLean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

We are coming to you live from Crazy Girls strip club in Hollywood. Our listeners can enjoy the experience of a gentleman's club without ever having to leave the comfort of their Prius.

"Talking Old Soldiers": A Chatty Playlist for Stanley McChrystal

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a loose-lipped playlist for Stan the Man, a dude with a big ego and a very mixed record who finally accomplished the impossible -- actually stealing some of the cultural spotlight away from Lady GaGa.

This Charming Life: A Conversation with Joan Armatrading, Plus Peter Gabriel's Scratch My Back Review, and Jakob Dylan and Manchester Orchestra News

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In an interview, Joan Armatrading shares some insights with us into her latest album, her career, and, of course, her stint in The New York City Marathon.