Justin Vernon

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    The Best of Coachella: Weekend One

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012

    Chris Porterfield of Field Report Is Happy to Take the Scenic Route to Stardom

    Watching your former bandmates succeed can be a tough thing, especially when you're Chris Porterfield of Field Report. Having played with Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and members of Megafaun, the Wisconsin-native thought his chances of becoming a full-time musician passed when his former band, DeYarmon ... More >>

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    April 22, 2012

    Bon Iver at Coachella, April 21, 2012

    ​ by Molly Bergen Bon Iver Coachella April 21, 2012 Better than...trying to dance off your sunburn. Flickering strands of glowing balloons swayed gently over the polo fields as the crowd drew in for Bon Iver's set on the main stage yesterday evening. Sunburnt and spent, these half-naked reveler ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Bon Iver's Grammy: Worst Idea Ever

    ​Not because Justin Vernon and company don't deserve recognition (he does, their songs are beautiful), but because all the awards have done is give us more fodder for the hipster morass. Sure, a bunch of people couldn't pronounce it right and even more ignorant folks thought the band name was "Bon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Bon Iver Now Has a Workout DVD (!)

    Chad Sengstock/OC Weekly​The Leader-Telegram reports that Bon Iver will be in a fitness DVD created by frontman Justin Vernon's personal trainer Jeff Rogers. The two apparently met years ago in a Wisconsin YMCA where Rogers found out Vernon suffered from sciatica (a numbing in the leg). The traine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Watch All 10 New Bon Iver Videos From Deluxe Edition of Last Album

    ​The deluxe edition of Bon Iver, Bon Iver released today on Jagjaguwar. It features ten short films that serve as visual compliments to the audio tracks. The videos were shot by Dan Huiting, Isaac Gale, David Jensen, JoLynn Garnes, Ryan Thompson, Andre Durand and Justin Vernon. Watch all 10 below ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    [UPDATED with Photos from Gibson Amphitheater] Bon Iver at the Shrine Auditorium Last Night

    Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyBon Iver at the Gibson Amphitheater​Bon IverSept. 19, 2011Shrine AuditoriumSee more images here!I've seen Bon Iver triple in size since Justin Vernon released his groundbreaking debut, For Emma, Forever Ago, from a three-piece consisting of a drummer who was also a childhoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Kanye and Jay-Z release "Watch the Throne", Bon Iver surprised to be on it

    ​Kanye West has been more of the "do shit, think later" type, so Justin Vernon (of Bon Iver)'s discovery that his hook had been used on "That's My Bitch" off the newly-dropped Watch the Throne couldn't have come as too much of a surprise to the indie-rocker.

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Bon Iver's Justin Vernon: From Bluegrass to Kanye

    Lilledeshan Bose​Pitchfork refers to Justin Vernon of Bon Iver as a "bearded dude with an instrument that feels warm and personal and close regardless of setting." But, as every modern day hipster knows, there's more to Vernon than Bon Iver. A look into the various projects of Justin Vernon after ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011

    Coachella 2011: Hits and Misses

    [Mental Notes] Kanye kills it, Duran Duran's '80s dance party and more

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    April 18, 2011

    Coachella Day Three: Kanye West Did Not Bring out Katy Perry or Rihanna, but Still Owned the Fest

    Laila Derakhshanian/OC WeeklySing along, everybody...​By the time Kanye West performed on Sunday night, everyone was stationed at the main stage. And by everyone, we mean that it looked like all 70,000 concertgoers had decided that Mr. West would be the cherry to their ice-cream Sunday of a weeken ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Bon Iver to Release New Album This Year

    Lilledeshan Bose​Rolling Stone says that Bon Iver's follow up to the awesome 2007 debut For Emma, Forever Ago will be out in June. In the interview published today, frontman Justin Vernon says that for this set, holing up in the woods of Wisconsin to write songs of heartbreak wasn't really feasibl ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2009