Bon Iver Cancel Shows Amid Dance Troupe Harassment Claims

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Bon Iver have cancelled a series of performances with the Minneapolis dance company TU Dance after the company’s co-founder Uri Sands was accused of sexual harassment. More »

Justin Vernon Tells Aaron Rodgers What “Holocene” Is About

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Aaron Rogers & Justin VernonJustin Vernon, as most music-blog readers know, is an Eau Claire-based musician at the center of Bon Iver and a bass boat full of other projects. Aaron Rodgers, as most sports fans know, is the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers and star of many State Farm commercials. Just before Bon Iver won the Grammy … More »

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

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For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux — politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring since the recent past has shown us that we don’t know half the things we thought we knew. In unsteady times, music can be a balm and also a mirror. More »

Bon Iver – “Naeem” Video

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Bon Iver - "Naeem" VideoBon Iver haven’t released an official music video since “Towers” in 2012, but they’ve got one today for i,i highlight “Naaem.” Its arrival is timely for two reasons: One, because Bon Iver picked up several Grammy nominations yesterday including Album Of The Year for i,i and Record Of The Year for … More »

Album Of The Year Grammy 2020 Nominees Revealed

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LizzoToday, CBS This Morning unveiled the nominations of some of the big Grammy categories. Alicia Keys, who will host this year’s show for the second time, announced the big nominees alongside Bebe Rexha and Gayle King. Below, we’ve got the nominations in the major categories. Album Of The Year: Bon Iver – i,i Lana Del … More »

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

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When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file — it’s ephemera, on every streaming service and available to hear in myriad ways. For better and worse, the song (and the single) have become the norm for the general public’s music consumption. More »

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

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The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010sA decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it’s only in hindsight that we define them, that their signifiers and trends and shorthand become codified. In reality, there are bleeds, the timbre and events of one chunk of time sliding over the border into another. If you’re … More »

Watch Trey Anastasio Cover Bon Iver In Eau Claire

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Trey AnastasioPhish guitarist Trey Anastasio played a solo acoustic show in Justin Vernon’s Eau Claire, Wisconsin hometown last night, and he paid tribute by covering a Bon Iver song. “You guys need to forgive me, this is a song that I love and I’m going to play a tiny little version of it so I’ll do … More »

Watch Bon Iver Perform On CBS This Morning

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Bon IverBon Iver performed a sold out show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center earlier this week as part of their current North American tour in support of the band’s recent album i,i. For fans who weren’t able to catch the show in person, CBS This Morning thankfully broadcast part of the show this … More »

What A Strange And Beautiful Beast Bon Iver Has Become

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Bon IverAbout halfway through her opening set Tuesday, Leslie Feist requested a “people check” from the Schottenstein Center crowd shrouded in darkness before her. “Let’s go full Bon Jovi volume,” she instructed, before correcting herself: “Let’s go full Bon Iver volume.” The irony was thick, especially considering the soft, pretty music she immediately resumed performing. More »