Musical artists softened the blow of a rough year by turning out some of the best releases of the decade so far.
Tag Archives: Bon Iver
In 2011 my listening didn’t have much to do with new music that was coming out. The only cds in my car were the works in progress of my friends which have not yet come out officially.
Admittedly, I am late in posting the balance of my thoughts, observations, and analysis on the Bonnaroo weekend. Then again, I did beat Robert Smigel to publishing his account, and he’s getting paid!
Sergius Gregory has taken the musician-in-a-cabin experiment leaps farther than the likes of Bon Iver.
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago (Jagjaguwar) Two years ago, Justin Vernon spent the winter alone in his father’s Wisconsin cabin, wrestling with the ghosts of past relationships and his former self. Following a split with his band DeYarmond Edison and having moved cross-country from North Carolina, Vernon’s only plans were to cocoon himself away […]