Bon Iver

Album | Bon Iver – i,i

“I like you, I like you,” intones Justin Vernon on ‘iMI’, the opening salvo of his group’s fourth album. In the three years since the shadowy 22, A Million, Bon Iver’s convener has achieved a hard-earned contentment  – even if…

Album | S. Carey – Range of Light

This past winter, I sat down and read a biography on Bon Iver, entitled Bon Iver-Good Winter, written by Mark Beaumont. Whilst it was all very interesting learning about how Justin Vernon went from studying religion at university to creating…

#121 Volcano Choir – Byegone

It’s hard to imagine their are many FFS readers who won’t be excited, intrigued or at the very least mildly interested to hear new material from Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. That the new material comes not from Bon Iver but…

Album | The Chieftains – Voice of Ages

When marriages have lasted 50 years, it is traditional to receive presents of gold. For Irish trad-folkies the Chieftains, that particularly anniversary has brought a variety of even more glittering gifts. Keep your Rolex watches and charming carriage clocks. Bin…