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Ben Howard: Your Guide To Modern Folk's Emerging Icon

If there's any artist you should be excited about this year, it's London-based singer-songwriter Ben Howard, whose brand of seriously immersive indie-folk is capturing the hearts of many on an international scale.While he was nominated...

Justin Vernon Launching Wisconsin Music Festival

Bon Iver star Justin Vernon is preparing to launch his own music festival in his Wisconsin hometown next summer (15).The singer has teamed up with producers behind the annual Boston Calling music bash in Massachusetts...

Strokes And Arcade Fire Stars To Form Supergroup

Rockers The Strokes, Arcade Fire and Bon Iver are to form a supergroup for a one-off performance on Saturday (20Sep14).The Strokes bassist Nikolai Fraiture and Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon will join brothers Win and...

Pandora Music Streaming Service Announces Deal With Merlin Group

Internet radio service Pandora has announced its first ever deal with record labels and recording artists.The Californian-based music streaming service unveiled a partnership with independent rights group Merlin that means that labels and artists in...

James Blake Working With Kanye West

James Blake has enlisted the help of Kanye West and Bon Iver for his third album. The 'Retrograde' singer, who is working on the follow-up to his successful second record 'Overgrown', which was released last...

Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' And The Five Best Breakup Albums Of All Time

Coldplay’s new album Ghost Stories has been released, to quite a mixed bag of reviews. When just three weeks after the album’s track listing had been announced Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced their “conscious...

Coldplay Almost Unrecognisable In Surprise Single 'Midnight': Is Sixth Album Release Imminent? [Video]

Coldplay have suddenly and unexpectedly released a brand new single, 'Midnight,' and accompanying music video which launched on YouTube today. The first signs of an announcement came when the British band wrote the cryptic tweet...

Justin Vernon Casts Doubt On Future Of Bon Iver

Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon has cast doubt on the future of his Grammy-winning folk band after confessing he has no plans to record any new music with the group.The Holocene stars were named Best...

Liam Hemsworth Considers One Of Bon Iver's Songs A Curse

Actor Liam Hemsworth refuses to listen to one particular Bon Iver song after hearing the track playing on the stereo when he was involved in two separate car accidents.The Hunger Games star reveals he had...

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Bon Iver star Justin Vernon has signed on to produce the new Blind Boys Of Alabama album. The gospel group's new release, I'll Find A Way, will also feature Vernon on a cover of Bob...

Of Monsters And Men Want BjöRk Collaboration

Of Monsters and Men want to work with Björk.The indie band would love to team up with their musical icon - who hails from their native Iceland - on their second album and think her...

Olive Wilde Moves In With Jason Sudeikis

Olivia Wilde has taken her romance with Jason Sudeikis to the next level.The 28-year-old 'Butter' actress - who plays a stripper called Brooke in the satirical comedy movie - has moved in with her comedian...

Justin Vernon Planning Major Break From Bon Iver

Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon is "walking away" from the band so he can find new inspiration for a comeback.The acclaimed singer/songwriter admits he needs a break from Bon Iver after touring non-stop on the...

Bon Iver Named Worst Hipster Act

Acclaimed folk rockers Bon Iver have been named and shamed in a new magazine poll to find the Worst Hipster Act.Singer/songwriter Justin Vernon's group top the new LA Weekly list - ahead of Tune-Yards and...

Stephen Colbert's New Festival Sets Sail This Month

Talk show host Stephen Colbert is looking to make his mark on the festival circuit as he launches 'StePhest Colbchella '012: Rocktaugustfest', set to be held on board the USS Intrepid, at New York City's...

Stephen Colbert Launches Music Festival Featuring Grandmaster Flash

Stephen Colbert is set to host his very own music festival this summer. The pretend-Conservative talk show host has announced a n impressive musical line-up for the show, which will take place on August 10,...

Bon Iver Thrill British Festival Fans With Only U.k. Show Of 2012

Cult folk rockers Bon Iver thrilled their fans at Britain's Latitude music festival on Friday (13Jul12) with their only U.K. show of the year.The Blood Bank hitmakers arrived onstage 15 minutes later than billed, but...

Latitude Festival To Go Ahead Says Organiser Despite Wet Weather Warnings

The main organiser of Suffolk's Latitude Festival has promised that there will be 'absolutely no cancellation' despite the wet weather warnings over Friday and Saturday.Though Thursday looks to remain dry all day, Friday sees heavy...

Bon Iver Star Designs Charity Shoe

Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon has shown off his design skills by creating a charity shoe - inspired by his love of cats.The Blood Bank hitmaker has teamed up with fashion company Keep for the...

Paul Weller To Release Beatles Cover For Mccartney

Paul Weller will celebrate Sir Paul McCartney's 70th birthday by releasing a Beatles cover.The Jam singer has prepared a special birthday tribute to his friend by recording a cover of The Beatles' song 'Birthday' which...

Kanye West Debuts New Video For Two Year-old Song

Kanye West must think it's 2010. How else can it be explained that he's opted to unveil a brand new video for a song that he put out almost two years ago on his 'My...

Alicia Keys Collaborates With Bon Iver

R&B star Alicia Keys has travelled to a tiny village in Wisconsin to record with Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon.The Fallin' hitmaker jetted out to Fall Creek, which boasts a population of around 1,000 people,...

Cory Monteith And Lea Michele Get Close At Coachella

Cory Monteith and girlfriend Lea Michele got close at the Coachella Music Festival this past weekend. Lea began by attending the Lacoste Live desert pool party in California, where she was spotted chatting with Lauren...

Lea Michele Close To Cory At Coachella

Lea Michele couldn't keep her hands off boyfriend Cory Monteith at the Coachella Music Festival at the weekend.The actress arrived at the Lacoste L!VE desert pool party in Thermal, California, on Saturday (14.04.12) on her...

Nate Dogg To Perform At Coachella 2012, Via Hologram

Nate Dogg, the late American rapper whose death shocked the music industry in 2011, will still perform in front of a packed Coachella crowd this week, in the form of a hologram. Dr Dre is...

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Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon has formed a new supergroup with Minnesota rapper Astronautalis and Gayngs star Ryan Olson.

Elbow, Paul Weller And Bon Iver To Headline Latitude

Elbow, Paul Weller and Bon Iver will headline Latitude Festival 2012.The Grammy award-winning folk band will take to the stage for their only UK festival appearance this year on Friday July 13, with the 'One...

Lana Del Rey Follows In Lady Gaga's Footsteps At Brit Awards

Despite a slew of lukewarm reviews for her debut album Born To Die, Lana Del Rey triumphed at last night's Brit awards, taking home the award for International Breakthrough Act. She follows in the footstep...

Stars Descend On O2 Arena For Brit Awards

With the Brit Awards taking place tonight, it's hard to look beyond Adele to continue her triumphant awards season following the singing sensation's six gongs at the Grammys across in America earlier this month. The...

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So What Does Stephen Hawking Think About Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction?

We all know Stephen Hawking is a genius who can give us answers on...

Jay-Z Takes To Twitter To Defend Tidal, "We Are Here For The Long Haul"

Infrequent tweeter Jay-Z took to Twitter on Sunday to drop a few #TidalFacts...

Amy Winehouse's Father Mitch Says Daughter "Would Be Furious" Over Upcoming Documentary

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has spoken out against the upcoming...

Final Show Of Jack White's Acoustic Tour To Stream On Tidal

The final show of Jack White’s five date acoustic tour will be streamed on...

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Judge Rules That Taking Your Child To A Pink Concert Cannot Be Considered Bad Parenting

This is probably the weird story of the day – that time a judge ruled that...

No Victims, No Suspect in the Atlanta Shooting, Which Allegedly Targeted Lil Wayne's Tour Bus

Lil Wayne’s tour bus was the target of a shooting early on Sunday morning...

Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Tops UK Chart For Second Week And Breaks Streaming Record

Wiz Khalifa is on top of the UK chart for a second week with his Paul...

'Goodfellas' Cast Celebrate 25th Anniversary At Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival ended on Saturday, with a special celebration...

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