Expect New Music Soon From Bon Iver

Justin Vernon, cabin-dwelling woodsman and the genius behind Bon Iver, told Billboard that he’s hard at work on new music. The whole interview is fascinating, but the key passage for fans who crave more sweet music comes after a short discussion of the Eaux Claires Arts Festival.

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Despite Members Busy With Side Projects, The National Announces 2016 Tour Dates

Here at F|S we anxiously await the release of The National’s follow-up to 2013’s Trouble Will Find Me. Sadly, according to frontman Matt Berninger’s comments in a Facebook Q&A session last November, the Brooklynites won’t be offering much new in 2016, which perhaps comes as little surprise, since most members of the band are quite busy with other endeavors.

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Emily’s Picks: A Review of Taylor Swift’s First “Pop” Record

It seemed only appropriate to buy the physical CD of Taylor Swift’s 1989. After all, that’s how people bought music in the 80s. I cringed when I heard the former country star had fully converted to “pop” on her latest album—a genre in which she had dabbled previously but still resisted. But still, I dutifully sliced open the CD cover and hit the play button.

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