Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Wednesday Reading: Bon Iver

Our newest contributor offered a few background tidbits on Bon Iver and their frontman, Justin Vernon, in response to the announcement that they would be performing as a part of the Dark Was The Night show. I wanted to share some follow up material for those interested in reading some more about Bon Iver and where Justin Vernon comes from. I know I'm not alone on this blog in having a soft spot for the woods of Northern Wisconsin, so it's fun to hear the stories of Eau Claire, WI and surrounding woodlands.

Read Sasha Frere-Jones' writeup from the Jan. 12, 2009 New Yorker: Into The Woods.

Stereogum has an interview with Justin Vernon that touches on his hunting and love of the woods. Read it here.

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