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Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Annie Clark of St. Vincent Perform Together at Benefit for Haiti

Jagjaguwar messed up, you guys.


Brooklyn Vegan put together one hell of a benefit to help the earthquake victims in Haiti, and we probably should have hopped on a plane right as soon as we heard about it and high-tailed it over to the Music Hall of Williamsburg.  We didn’t, and here is what we missed:

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VOLCANO CHOIR Members Play Guitar To Chaplin At The New York Guitar Festival

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Next Thursday, Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Chris Rosenau of Volcano Choir will be performing at the New York Guitar Festival.  Justin and Chris have completed two sets of guitar music to accompany two films by Charlie Chaplin – One AM and Easy Street.  I caught up with Chris this week to see how the music is coming.

So you’re going to Eau Claire this weekend to finish up stuff?

Yep. We have everything written at this point,  now we just need to polish it all up.

How did you go about composing for the films?

Justin was gone so much of 2009 we decided it was best to have me take a crack at a film, just kind of feel it out.  So, it started this summer with me watching a bunch.  Nothing struck me right away.  Chaplin is nuts, but finally I settled on ONE AM.  I wrote some skeletal stuff for Justin and I to begin to work on.

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VOLCANO CHOIR Nominated for Best Art Vinyl

Volcano Choir’s Unmap has been nominated as one of the best album covers of 2009! Cast your vote in the Best Art Vinyl awards and see the full list of nominated album covers HERE.

VOLCANO CHOIR Island, IS Video Premiere

Here is the new video for VOLCANO CHOIR’S Island, IS. Hypnotic squares projected onto a bridge sync up beautifully with this track from Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Wisconsin band Collections of Colonies of Bees aka Volcano Choir. Directed by Michinori Saigo of the Contrarede label.

VOLCANO CHOIR’S Unmap Out Today, Named Best New Music

VOLCANO CHOIR’S Unmap hits record store shelves today. The album marks the debut full-length from Volcano Choir, the collaboration between Collections of Colonies of Bees and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver. Pick up Unmap in CD or LP format at your local record shop or order HERE.

Fresh out of the gate, Unmap has already garnered a nod from Pitchfork this week with an 8.3 rating and a Best New Music stamp. The album is also streaming on Spinner all week. Have a free listen HERE.

Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen
May As Well (Bonus Track) by Angel Olsen
Continental Shelf by Viet Cong
How Can You Really by Foxygen
Cosmic Vibrations by Foxygen
Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves
Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black

Continental Shelf by Viet Cong

Windows by Angel Olsen

Your Love Is Killing Me by Sharon Van Etten

Coulda Been My Love by Foxygen

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