Archive for the 'Bon Iver' Category

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

If there was a jumping off point in trying to predict the sound of Bon Iver’s self-titled sophomore album, it probably came with the numerous live recordings of the touring incarnation of the band covering the Outfield’s “Your Love” back in 2009. But it isn’t as simple as that either. While Bon Iver certainly owes […]

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

What is it that makes us want to deconstruct art by units of time? Lists. We love making them. We love arguing over them. And here, on the verge of a new decade, we’re in a position to do the same again. What were the best albums of the past ten years? Here at AD, […]

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

Next month sees the debut of Justin Vernon’s (Bon Iver) collaboration with his Wisconsin brethren Collections of Colonies of Bees on their upcoming joint side-project Volcano Choir (out September 22 via Jagjaguwar).  We’ll be discussing the fruits of their labor, the LP Unmap, later this month. Vernon, who seemingly appeared out of nowhere in late […]

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

What better way to stoke the fire for 2009 than by releasing an EP hot on the heels of near ubiquitous year-end praise for your debut LP? (Including a #2 slot here at AD.) Bon Iver has done just that with the Blood Bank four-song EP that feels like a bit of an experimental branch […]

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

We’re really excited about this one – in the world of Aquarium Drunkard, this is what we call a dream team. Thursday, March 20th, AD Presents: Bon Iver, Phosphorescent and White Hinterland, live at The Echo – and for this lineup, tickets are a steal at ten bucks. Dig. Speaking of tickets, we’re giving away […]

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Directed by Matt Amato for The Masses – January 2008 – Fall Creek, Wisconsin Download: MP3: Bon Iver :: Skinny Love MP3: Bon Iver :: Wolves (Act I and II) ——– Amazon: Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago www.myspace.com/boniver ++ www.jagjaguwar.com ++ www.virb.com/boniver + Download your digital music via eMusic’s 25 free MP3 no […]

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

It’s been a long time coming, but Wisconsin soul-folkie Bon Iver’s debut LP, For Emma, Forever Ago, will be released on the Jagjaguwar label February 19th. A number of you may have seen the album pop up on numerous best of ’07 lists, and for good reason, as the album saw a very limited self-release […]