Bon Iver announce album listening party in Edinburgh

Bon Iver announce album listening party in Edinburgh

Grammy-winning Wisconsin indie band Bon Iver have unveiled listening parties for new album, ‘i,i’ – including one in Edinburgh next month. Six UK venues have been selected for ‘i,i’ events: Rough Trade East and Rough Trade West in London, Resident in Brighton, Assai Records in Edinburgh and Drift in Totnes. Those who pre-order the album via Edinburgh’s Assai Records will even be able to enter a draw to win the record’s test pressing. Check out…

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Bon Iver announce new album – listen to two new tracks here

Bon Iver announce new album – listen to two new tracks here

Grammy-winning Wisconsin indie band Bon Iver have announced that fourth album, i,i, will be released on August 30. You can listen to new tracks Jelmore and Faith below. The 13-track album also features the previously released tracks Hey, Ma and U (Man Like) (ft. Moses Sumney). Speaking about i,i, which follows 2016’s 22, A Million, Bon Iver mainman Justin Vernon said: “It feels very much like the most adult record, the most complete. “It feels…

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Bon Iver announce For Emma, Forever Ago vinyl reissue

Bon Iver announce For Emma, Forever Ago vinyl reissue

Following their triumphant double-header at the Edinburgh Playhouse last month, Grammy-winning Wisconsin indie band Bon Iver have announced a vinyl reissue of debut album For Emma, Forever Ago. Released to massive critical acclaim back in 2007, the self-recorded folk album went on to win multiple awards – and ten years later it is considered something of a classic. The vinyl – and accompanying CD – will feature new artwork and an essay by collaborator Trever Hagen, and is…

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Bon Iver announce two Edinburgh gigs

Bon Iver announce two Edinburgh gigs

Grammy-winning Wisconsin indie band Bon Iver have announced a run of UK and European shows for September – including two nights at the Edinburgh Playhouse. Bon Iver, who played a double-header at the Playhouse on their last UK tour, will return to the Greenside Place venue on 27 and 28 September. Bon Iver mainman Justin Vernon previously cancelled his UK/European touring schedule, which was set to take place this past January and February, due to ‘personal…

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Iggy Pop tops Rough Trade’s ‘100 Best Albums’ list

Iggy Pop tops Rough Trade’s ‘100 Best Albums’ list

Iconic record shop Rough Trade have shared their top 100 best albums of 2016, with Iggy Pop coming out on top with Post Pop Depression, followed by Anderson .Paak (Malibu) and Margo Price (Midwest Farmer’s Daughter). Mark Pritchard, with Under The Sun, and Charles Bradley’s Changes make up the top five. The likes of David Bowie (Blackstar), Radiohead (A Moon Shaped Pool) and Teenage Fanclub (Here) all feature outside of the top ten. Rough Trade…

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Bon Iver to play two nights in Edinburgh on European tour

Bon Iver to play two nights in Edinburgh on European tour

Grammy-winning Wisconsin indie band Bon Iver have announced new tour dates in support of upcoming album 22, A Million – including two nights at the Edinburgh Playhouse in February. Bon Iver mainman Justin Vernon revealed last month that the band’s first album since their 2011 self-titled record will be released on September 30. Thus far, Bon Iver have shared the album’s opening two tracks, 22 (OVER S??N) and  10 d E A T h b R E…

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