Over the weekend, Will and Win Butler, Nikolai Fraiture and Justin Vernon played their first and possibly only show together as Pop All Star Band.
The musicians will compete against college basketball players, who will play on the Jock team.
It was John Muir’s work as a preservationist—he founded the nature preservation society, the Sierra Club—that inspired Sean Carey to write his latest album, which pays tribute to the natural beauty he had seen as a child.
Justin Vernon is honoring his dear ol’ dad on Bon Iver’s new song, “Heavenly Father” off the soundtrack to Zach Braff’s latest film, Wish I Was Here.
Ten years after Garden State hit theaters (and the Shins changed all of our lives), Braff is preparing his follow-up film, ‘Wish I Was Here,’ which like his directorial debut will contain a bevy of indie rock songs.
Fans of Bon Iver’s quiet and haunting songs will find Volcano Choir’s music right up their alley. The experimental collaboration offers a familiar sound, just a bit richer and louder.
The Flaming Lips understand where their bread is buttered. Independent records are the bedrock of the music business. Despite being a niche audience, record store shoppers help shape what the rest of us listen to. […]