the (second) Bon Iver album

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They are a couple now (she divorced her longtime ... guitarist?). He produces, collaborates and plays a bunch of stuff. And Norah Jones is on the record, too.

Josh in Chicago, Tuesday, 25 October 2011 18:30 (four years ago) Permalink

The songwriting and melodies are fine. Some of the production choices in regards to mixing levels for certain tracks, what sounds to use and arrangement, seem really random and jarring to me.

John Lennon, Tuesday, 25 October 2011 18:38 (four years ago) Permalink

guys I don't know if you heard but it's hard to make a living selling records these days

just fyi

pathos of the unwarranted encore (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Tuesday, 25 October 2011 18:40 (four years ago) Permalink

It represents a pretty big change, I think, maybe not for the better but I bet better for her.

Josh in Chicago, Tuesday, 25 October 2011 18:41 (four years ago) Permalink

Of course aero. I have an aesthetic gripe about that particular ad not an ethical one with Justin taking the money. There are good ads and bad ads.

Science, you guys. Science. (DL), Tuesday, 25 October 2011 19:09 (four years ago) Permalink

this album is really fucking good

i will be listening to it a lot this winter

J0rdan S., Friday, 28 October 2011 21:22 (four years ago) Permalink

guys I don't know if you heard but it's hard to make a living selling records these days

Sure, fine, fair enough, but big money booze strikes me as pretty gnarly to get in bed with. Bushmills' parent company does some pretty heinous lobbying. Not everybody's gotta be Fugazi, but sheesh.

Besides - he seems to be doing just fine selling records (and selling out multi-night stands at very big venues) all over the place.

She Got the Shakes, Friday, 28 October 2011 23:44 (four years ago) Permalink

(I know, it's all pretty tiresome to get into. This one just bummed me out a little bit, between the gross press release speak, the bro-out vibe, and the fact that admittedly this time it's a dude I kind of like).

She Got the Shakes, Friday, 28 October 2011 23:45 (four years ago) Permalink

At least in the one in my neighborhood, he's wearing a Jagjaguar shirt and giving those guys some exposure.

― She Got the Shakes, Sunday, October 23, 2011 11:18 AM (5 days ago) Bookmark Suggest Ban Permalink

didn't he give "those guys" some exposure when he released his very successful albums on jagjaguwar?

the 500 gats of bartholomew thuggins (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Friday, 28 October 2011 23:48 (four years ago) Permalink

"kanye told me, go 'head change ya style up - and if they hate then let 'em hate and watch the money pile up"

the 500 gats of bartholomew thuggins (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Friday, 28 October 2011 23:49 (four years ago) Permalink

Yeah, I suppose so. I guess I thought it was a cool gesture, since I've always thought of it as a little American label, and seeing it on a huge billboard by the A4 motorway is pretty insane. (He's on a different label here in the UK, btw).
Wait, why did you put "those guys" in quotes?

She Got the Shakes, Friday, 28 October 2011 23:53 (four years ago) Permalink

i guess it just read weird, like that's his label, your post made it seemed like he was coming down off the mountain to give some little label props...

i guess it's probably pretty small, but i guess these days it doesn't much matter.

anyway i didn't mean to phrase it unduly snarky, but i guess i think of him as the big jagjaguwar artist (rip the wilderness)

the 500 gats of bartholomew thuggins (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Friday, 28 October 2011 23:55 (four years ago) Permalink

Ah, I see - I didn't mean it that way. I suppose I admire 'label pride,' though I have no idea what that is based on and can come up with no examples outside of the Nick Lowe tune! Maybe Tad wearing the Sub Pop "Loser" tee? (Reaching...)
He's on 4AD here.

She Got the Shakes, Saturday, 29 October 2011 00:34 (four years ago) Permalink

three months pass...

I heard a little voice it said 'fuck you' it was little

Ned Raggett, Saturday, 4 February 2012 05:50 (four years ago) Permalink

http://vimeo.com/36365467

40oz of tears (Jordan), Friday, 17 February 2012 14:13 (four years ago) Permalink

Is that what goes on in those "cool" churches?

Johnny Fever, Friday, 17 February 2012 14:44 (four years ago) Permalink

http://vimeo.com/36365467

Nothing like religion to ruin a perfectly good song; although it would've been nice to see a pit form when they kicked it into "Oh, Night Divine".

suspecterrain, Monday, 20 February 2012 09:40 (four years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

http://soundcloud.com/jagjaguwar/s-carey-two-angles

djh, Friday, 23 March 2012 22:17 (four years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

!

http://boniverotica.tumblr.com/

Johnny Fever, Thursday, 26 April 2012 18:59 (four years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

Bizarre S Carey packaging question: the CD packaging looks like it has space for two things - a CD and a booklet, I suppose; possibly two CDs - should it come with a booklet or is it just a packaging quirk?

djh, Wednesday, 14 May 2014 07:22 (two years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

Bon Iver: Band to Release First Album in 5 Years, Titled '22, A Million'

read this as they announced they would release the album in 5 years

Treeship, Saturday, 13 August 2016 16:42 (one week ago) Permalink

So, I'm the guy who's never liked Bon Iver, but who thinks the two new tracks sound pretty brilliant.

Frederik B, Saturday, 13 August 2016 23:26 (one week ago) Permalink

that tumble linked above is pretty hilar.

no poke balls (rip van wanko), Sunday, 14 August 2016 02:39 (one week ago) Permalink

tumblr

no poke balls (rip van wanko), Sunday, 14 August 2016 02:39 (one week ago) Permalink

lmao at that tracklist, did he just discover Aphex Twin?

flappy bird, Sunday, 14 August 2016 21:21 (one week ago) Permalink

The two tracks I've heard really are v good.

djh, Tuesday, 16 August 2016 17:14 (one week ago) Permalink

Lucid Vanguard started as a music sharing process between Karl Remus and Warren Thomas Fenzi. Feeding and flowing off each other, they share many aspects of the songwriting process. To bracket them in one genre is to do them a disservice. Thoughtful vocals infused with neo-soul, world music and R&B beats. Borrowing from the method of Bon Iver and the dissolving of the ego that often comes with the singer/songwriter denotations, this band seeks a higher musical consciousness through what they create. What can be said for sure is that what Lucid Vanguard has released so far gives us a taste of the beautiful future for sound they are currently crafting.

Pull your head on out your hippy haze (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Wednesday, 17 August 2016 14:21 (one week ago) Permalink

tylerw, Wednesday, 17 August 2016 14:24 (one week ago) Permalink

Could sure go for some fried eggs right now.

MarkoP, Wednesday, 17 August 2016 14:28 (one week ago) Permalink

hang on to your eggo

Pull your head on out your hippy haze (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:37 (one week ago) Permalink

a bunch of my friends played sax on this.

sam jax sax jam (Jordan), Wednesday, 17 August 2016 15:49 (one week ago) Permalink

good stuff? they are playing in st. paul soon

Pull your head on out your hippy haze (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Wednesday, 17 August 2016 16:13 (one week ago) Permalink

haven't heard it yet (i don't think they have either), nor are they in the touring band. sounds like the recording was a cool experience though.

sam jax sax jam (Jordan), Wednesday, 17 August 2016 16:24 (one week ago) Permalink

I looked at the trackless, and it sounds like there's a bunch of sax on it. The whole project seems weird, but I love it so far, and I did not expect that.

Frederik B, Wednesday, 17 August 2016 18:06 (one week ago) Permalink

Ahh so Justin finally listened to that copy of Age of Adz he had lying around

you think Lou Bega gave up after Mambo Number One??? (voodoo chili), Wednesday, 17 August 2016 18:48 (one week ago) Permalink

eh it's not suprising given who his musician friends are in the twin cities

Pull your head on out your hippy haze (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Wednesday, 17 August 2016 18:51 (one week ago) Permalink


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