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Bon Iver ‘Beth/Rest (Piano Verison)’

Bon Iver’s album closer ‘Beth/Rest’ has almost certainly been the year’s most divisive indie song. Full of cheesy saxophones and guitar solos, it’s a long way from the sparse Bon Iver sound that we knew and loved. Recently Bon Iver took to the NPR studios to play a completely different arrangement of the song, featuring only Justin Vernon and only a piano. And oh my god the result is just something else.

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Videos: Acoustic Freelance Whales

I’ve been in love with New York outfit Freelance Whales for a while now, and they are due to re-release their rather excellent debut album ‘Weathervanes’ in a few days. Although there’s nothing new for people who already have the album, the possibility of grabbing it in LP form is very tempting indeed. But anyway […]

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