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[WATCH] BON IVER: ‘Beth/Rest’

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Bon Iver has released a strange new video for Bon Iver‘s closing track ‘Beth/Rest’. Directed by Justin Vernon himself along with Dan Huiting, the ethereal clip follows an angelic-looking couple through an otherworldly, glowing forest — you wouldn’t know it was Wisconsin by looking at it — in which the group also perform in weird white …

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[WATCH] BON IVER on AUSTIN CITY LIMITS

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The recent season premiere of Austin City Limits featured a great set from Radiohead, and this past weekend was another stellar episode with Bon Iver (recorded back in April). Justin Vernon and co. delivered a characteristically epic set comprising highlights from last year’s masterpiece LP Bon Iver as well as his beloved debut LP For Emma, Forever Ago, and …

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[WATCH] Preview RADIOHEAD & BON IVER performances on AUSTIN CITY LIMITS

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Earlier this year, Radiohead and Bon Iver taped performances on the venerable PBS series Austin City Limits, and the show will kick off its 38th season with those in October. The Radiohead episode will air October 6, and preview clips have been released of The King of Limbs cuts ‘Morning Mr. Magpie’ and ‘Lotus Flower’; the Bon …

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[WATCH] KANYE WEST: ‘Lost In The World’

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Kanye West has released a rather belated video for the Bon Iver-featuring triumphant closing track from 2010′s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Fashion filmmaker Ruth Hogben directs the black-and-white clip, which features some nice imagery but isn’t really one of Kanye’s most memorable videos.

[WATCH] COACHELLA 2012 sets by RADIOHEAD, M83, ST. VINCENT, BON IVER, PULP & FRANK OCEAN

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Coachella, the music festival envy of the world, kicked off the first weekend of their two-part 2012 festival with performances from some of the best artists imaginable, including M83, St. Vincent, Bon Iver, Frank Ocean, a reformed Pulp, and headliners Radiohead. For this year’s festival, Coachella benevolently set up a YouTube live stream for us poor souls who couldn’t be …

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[WATCH] BON IVER: ‘Towers’

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Bon Iver has released a video for ‘Towers’, the third single from Bon Iver - the best album of 2011. The picturesqure, eerie clip was directed by NABIL (who also helmed the video for ‘Holocene’) and features an old man and, you guessed it, the sea. I saw the group perform this track live last night in Wellington and it …

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[WATCH] BON IVER’s stripped back 4AD Session

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Bon Iver posted a unique 4AD session last week, featuring just Justin Vernon and his drummer/supporting vocalist Sean Carey. While fans have become accustomed to seeing Vernon flanked by an eleven-piece band with a grandiose sound on recent tours, for this session he decided to defy expectations by dramatically re-interpreting songs from Bon Iver and the Blood …

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[WATCH] BON IVER & THE ROOTS perform ‘Perth’ on FALLON

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While he was the NBC building for Bon Iver’s recent Saturday Night Live appearance, Justin Vernon stopped by the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon studio to treat the audience there, and Fallon’s good people have posted the footage online. Vernon performed Bon Iver‘s opening number ‘Perth’ with The Roots, channelling his inner-D’Angelo with a soulful, …

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[WATCH] BON IVER on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE + Kristen Wiig’s LANA DEL REY impression

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Bon Iver were the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend, performing two cuts from their phenomenal self-titled LP: the Grammy-nominated ‘Holocene’ and ‘Beth/Rest’. The performances were unsurprisingly great, and thankfully free of the sound issues that haunt most SNL guests, and I just can’t wait to see these guys at the Wellington Town …

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[Watch] BON IVER’s Justin Vernon joins THE NATIONAL on stage; Discusses Grammys, Whiskey & Kanye

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Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and the National were guests on CBC Radio’s ‘Q’ show in Toronto this week. In addition to performing two new songs, the National were also joined by Vernon on ‘Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks’ off their excellent 2010 album High Violet. Vernon also sat down for an interview with Jian Ghomeshi, during which he discussed his “controversial” Grammy comments, his “controversial” Twitter-feud …

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