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 >>
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 >>
by Molly Bergen Bon Iver
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 >>
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 >>
Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyThe 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 >>
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 >>
Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyBon Iver at the Gibson AmphitheaterBon 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 >>
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.
Lilledeshan BosePitchfork 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 >>
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 >>
Lilledeshan BoseRolling 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 >>