Stream: The Flaming Lips feat. Bon Iver – Ashes In The Air

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012



You should know by now that The Flaming Lips are making this year’s Record Store Day a big one for them. They’re releasing a brand new album, The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends, which features collaborations with everyone from Bon Iver to Coldplay to Ke$ha.

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The Flaming Lips release details of Record Store Day album

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012



The Flaming Lips are planning on making a big splash on Record Store Day with the release of a brand new album featuring collaborations with pretty much everyone in music.

Entitled The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends, the album features 13 songs and collaborations with everyone from Coldplay, Bon Iver and Yoko Ono to Ke$ha and… Read More

Radiohead, The Black Keys, Dr. Dre Snoop Dogg headlining Coachella

Monday, January 9th, 2012



Well here it is! The lineup that kicks off festival season for 2012 is finally here. Coachella, which takes place in Indio, California on consecutive weekends, will boast the following headliners: The Black Keys, Radiohead and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg.

Other performers appearing at Coachella this year include At The Drive-in,… Read More

The RiO!B Top Five Rock Albums of 2011

Friday, December 16th, 2011



Here they are, everyone. After listening to many albums over the past year we’ve whittled it down to the top five rock albums of 2011. Did your favorite albums make our list? Does your list look exactly like ours? Is your list the exact opposite of ours? Watch the episode and find out what albums we call the cream of the crop for 2011.

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Behold your rock music Grammy nominees

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011



Well there it is. The Grammy. The award that artists strive to win and the one that bloggers and fans hate. Primarily because, as fans, we feel that OUR favorite bands deserve all the accolades and fuck the rest. But this award ceremony offers us a place to vent our frustrations and reaffirm our hatred for genres and artists we can’t stand. There’s gonna be a lot of hate for one Justin Bieber again…even… Read More

Watch: 10 short films from deluxe edition of Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011



Smart moves being made by Justin Vernon here. Just to make sure his new album, Bon Iver, Bon Iver, lands on as many best album of 2011 lists, the digital deluxe edition of the album features 10 short films; one for each track on the LP.

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What albums from 2011 are you thankful for?

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011



Happy Thanksgiving from the RiO!B. Being that it’s a time to be thankful, we would like to know what albums that came out this year that you’re most thankful for?

Personally, I’m thankful for new albums from Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, Beastie Boys, R.E.M, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Mastodon and many more. So watch the special RiO!B episode up top and then leave… Read More

Watch: Bon Iver – “Holocene”

Thursday, August 18th, 2011



Name me another band besides Bon Iver that could have their video premiere on the National Geographic website. Up top, you can check out the beautifully shot video for “Holocene” from their sophomore, self-titled album. Shot by Nabil Elderkin, it takes place in Iceland and follows a young boy walking through some gorgeous terrain. If you feel the need to escape for just a few minutes, look no further than this video and this song.

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Watch: Bon Iver plays Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

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Listen: Bon Iver – “Calgary”

Monday, May 16th, 2011



Ooooh, lookie what we got here. Down below, you can check out the brand new track from Bon Iver called “Calgary.” The song appears on the forthcoming, self-titled sophomore album which is in stores on June 21st. If you’re a fan of the song, you can download it for free by providing an email address.

Meanwhile, Justin Vernon is taking his lovely sounding musical show on the road this summer starting July 22nd in Milwaukee,… Read More