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preorder the new Bon Iver CD & LP from amoeba.com...out 6/21...

Posted by Brad Schelden, June 10, 2011 12:30pm | Post a Comment
bon iverPREORDER THE NEW ALBUM FROM BON IVER!

BON IVER IS OUT ON
CD & LP ON 6/21


THIS IS THE SECOND BON IVER FULL LENGTH ALBUM ON JAGJAGUWAR

IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY FALLEN IN LOVE WITH BON IVER...IT IS NEVER TOO LATE...





BUY THE NEW
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BUY THE NEW
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S. Carey of Bon Iver to Play Big Sur

Posted by Amoebite, February 17, 2011 05:13pm | Post a Comment


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S. Carey of the ever-popular Bon Iver will play an exclusive gig at the legendary Henry Miller Library in Big Sur on May 22! This show is gonna sell out right quick, so get your tickets online here!

Best of a Rapid Decade: One per year plus a few too good to not mention...

Posted by J. Mark Beaver, January 6, 2010 04:00pm | Post a Comment

In recently trying to fill in a friend on what I'd spent the last year or two listening to, I realized that my personal taste tends to gravitate towards some element of either Folk form (any hint of hill-folk finger-pickin' or Ozark/Appalachian melancholy and I'm in), Psychedelia or the tendency to extend a theme for a good long jam (a category in which I include a lot of the Jazz that I like), or just a great, funky groove.

With those qualifiers in place, the following is a year by year review of the last decade which somehow got past me with out noticing it. I mean, really?!! 2010?!!!  I didn't see it coming: 

2000: Album of the Year

Air's enjoyable and wacky Moon Safari had been on the decks for a couple years before they contracted for the soundtrack to Sofia Coppolla's Virgin Suicides. The resultant score is absolutely sublime and marked the French electronauts as contenders to watch.

For myself, it was the defining sound of the millennium's new year.
















Shelby Lynne released a killer country-soul gem, I Am Shelby Lynne, that echoed early material from the likes of Bonnie Raitt. Thinking that it was a brilliant debut from a talented 32yo unknown, I was eventually shocked to find that it was her 6th album. I listened to it for months.

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