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Jam of the Day | Volcano Choir – Byegone

Photo by: Cameron Wittig “You know what were saying ‘bout us now. He’s a legend. I’m a legend. And we both go tripping thru the door.” I’m pretty sure Justin Vernon isn’t talking about himself here, but I think it’s about high-time to admit that he damn well could sing that line about himself without … Read more

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Stream | The Shouting Matches – Grownass Man

If you’re a fan of Bon Iver, Megafaun, or Peter Wolf Crier, you may want to keep reading. Brian Moen, Phil Cook and Justin Vernon played one show as The Shouting Matches nearly seven years ago. They reunited in Eau Claire, Wisconsin this past year and made a record fusing influences into what they do … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Amateur Love – Con/A Sewer/Cat

From: Mr. Justin Vernon To: Mr. and Mrs. Speakers in Code It’s a difficult task to write about Amateur Love. The band was the singular catalyst driving me to found Chigliak Records. What Amateur Love means to the history of Eau Claire music is representative of everything we set out to illuminate with this record … Read more

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Kathleen Edwards (The Extended Interview)

Photo by Steve Gerrard I was feeling so lost for so long I didn’t know what to do It was 2008 at Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room in Saint Louis, and Kathleen Edwards and her band had just finished playing her songs with such fire, such enjoyment that, really, she sounded nothing like she did on … Read more

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Pajammy Jam of the Day | Bon Iver – Calgary

For the second day in a row, we’ve opted to feature a track from a band on the Jagjaguwar roster. We swear: we’re not trying to suck up. We just can’t help but be blown away by first, the badass The Cave Singers and now by the return of Bon Iver, the band that knocked … Read more