It was John Muir’s work as a preservationist—he founded the nature preservation society, the Sierra Club—that inspired Sean Carey to write his latest album, which pays tribute to the natural beauty he had seen as a child.
Justin Vernon is honoring his dear ol’ dad on Bon Iver’s new song, “Heavenly Father” off the soundtrack to Zach Braff’s latest film, Wish I Was Here.
Ten years after Garden State hit theaters (and the Shins changed all of our lives), Braff is preparing his follow-up film, ‘Wish I Was Here,’ which like his directorial debut will contain a bevy of indie rock songs.
The Blind Boys of Alabama have been singing together for over 70 years. The first 50 years were fantastic, and it just gets better. I remember seeing them years ago with Pops Staples in the […]
After some delay, the companion to Peter Gabriel covering other people’s songs on ‘Scratch My Back’ sees the light of day, featuring Arcade Fire, Lou Reed, Randy Newman and more.
Set times for Coachella 2012 have now been posted via Twitter. Closing down the show Friday night are The Black Keys at 9:45pm on the Main Stage, Refused at 11:20pm on the Outdoor Stage, Swedish […]
[photogallerylink id=72876 align=left]The Flaming Lips understand where their bread is buttered. Independent records are the bedrock of the music business. Despite being a niche audience, record store shoppers help shape what the rest of us […]
[photogallerylink id=116328 align=left]Reluctant Grammy-winner Justin Vernon has chosen “Towers,” as Bon Iver‘s next single, off the band’s self-titled record. “Towers” will be released as a single March 6, backed by their stunning cover of John […]
[photogallerylink id=107080 align=left]In case you haven’t seen it, once again, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Timberlake[/lastfm] killed it on SNL. This past weekend, Justin impersonated Justin Vernon of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bon Iver[/lastfm] in a skit that had celebrities and artists stopping […]
[photogallerylink id=116328 align=left]Bon Iver follows last weekend’s GRAMMY wins with a beautiful live session streaming NOW on his YouTube Channel. Featuring only Justin Vernon and frequent collaborator Sean Carey on two pianos in a converted […]