James Blake & Bon Iver // Collaboration
Two of the heavy hitters of the music world in the shape of James Blake and Bon Iver are to join forces for some kind of collaboration. Details are very thin on the ground, though it seems as if a track (EP? We don't frankly know at this stage) named 'Fall Creek Boys Choir' is to be released on August 24th if the twitter feed of Blake is to be believed.
We will of course bring you further details on this beautiful proposition as and when we find out. This is of course if the internet does not implode first.
It's the moment you've all been waiting for. Here is 'Fall Creek Boys Choir' by James Blake and Bon Iver. [read more]
Can you believe we're already half way through 2011? Nope, neither can we. The good thing about hitting this landmark is that we can now make a list of our favourite albums released in the first 6 months of the year, and as you probably already know, we love a good list here at The 405. Below you'll find 20 records (in no particular order) that we love and highly recommend. [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live + MP3 Roundup includes Caribou, She & Him, Bon Iver & Hooray For Earth. MP3: Caribou - Odessa (David Wrench's Drumapella) http://www.myspace.com/cariboumanitoba MP3: She & Him - You Really Got A Hold On Me (The Miracles) http://www.sheandhim.com/ MP3: Bon Iver - For Emma (Live) http://www.myspace.com/boniver MP3: Hooray For Earth - Surrounded By Your Friends URL [read more]
Kathleen Edwards really doesn't need the Bon Iver endorsement to sell what she's creating, but with Vernon's rise to mainstream fame this year, it certainly isn't a bad thing. [read more]