NEWS: Bon Iver 2012 Australian Tour…

Bon Iver followed up the stellar debut with this year’s self-titled grower of an LP and the god news today is that he is heading back to Australia to play some special venues in March next year. Vernon and Co will be playing the Golden Plains festival as well as a string of dates across the country… Saturday, 3 March 2012 @ Perth International Arts … Continue reading NEWS: Bon Iver 2012 Australian Tour…

NEWS: Details of of Bon Iver’s new self-titled album…

For Emma, Forever Ago was a brilliant moment both musically and by the nature of its word of mouth evolution from a low key, introspective folk album to one that soundtracked bookstores and worldwide media acclaim. Justin Vernon followed it up with the Blood Bank EP featuring the mesmerising title track and some hints of where he might head with more contemporary sounds and a … Continue reading NEWS: Details of of Bon Iver’s new self-titled album…

LIVE REVIEW: BON IVER Live @ City Recital Hall, Angel Place

21st January 2009 Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago was Doubtful Sounds’ number one album of 2008 so you can imagine the feeling of anticipation heading into this gig.  Justin Vernon and band were in town as part of the Sydney Festival and as well as three nights at the Famous Spiegeltent they also appeared for two nights at the City Recital Hall that normally … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: BON IVER Live @ City Recital Hall, Angel Place

NEWS: BON IVER – Blood Bank song download…

For a limited time you can download the title track to Bon Iver’s new EP, Blood Bank.  It is another magical song featuring keyboards and a lovely swirling feel to it. Currently Justin is about to hit Australia’s shores for a tour with the Sydney Festival and other shows across the country.  I expect all shows are sold out going on the success of Bon … Continue reading NEWS: BON IVER – Blood Bank song download…

OPINION: FAVOURITE SONGS OF 2008

1.  The catchiest album of the year gave us the single She Doesn’t Belong To Me… 2.  The ever elegant Nick Cave and his Bad Seeds produced the slo mo wordy swagger of More News From Nowhere… 3. Bon Iver was the shooting star of 2008 and this was one of the most beautiful songs of the year… Skinny Love…. 4. M38 delivered a convincing … Continue reading OPINION: FAVOURITE SONGS OF 2008

NEWS: PHOSPHORESCENT to release covers album…

The magnificent Phosphorescent will release a tribute to Willie Nelson on February 3rd entitled To Willie. This will be the follow up to Matthew Houck’s 2007 album Pride which is a fantastic record for those fans of Will Oldham and Bon Iver.  Coming out on the label Dead Oceans, the new record is a love letter to Willie Nelson and selects many of his lesser … Continue reading NEWS: PHOSPHORESCENT to release covers album…