Bon Iver to Collaborate with Alicia Keys

Bon Iver, Fall Creek Wisconsin, August, 2010. ..Photo by D.L. Anderson

2012 is shaping up to be the year of collaborations. Don’t believe me? Ask Justin Vernon. After a fistful of Grammy nominations, he has taken to making music with unlikely counterparts. First was his effort with The Flaming Lips, and now Bon Iver is joining up with Alicia Keys in an effort to create, “an American songbook of the greatest women singers.” In the same interview with USA Today, he explained that the duo has already written songs, but have yet to record and release them. Let us … [Read more...]

Brain Wilson Releases Details About Disney Cover Album

Ever wondered what it would be like to combine “Good Vibrations” with The Jungle Book’s “Bare Necessities”?  Well here’s your chance! The 69 year old songwriting legend’s most recent venture is a cover album devoted entirely to songs from Disney movies.  According to USA Today, when asked why he took on this request by Disney to create the album, Wilson, “[wanted to do] a good job bringing Disney people to the fore, so people could appreciate them." … [Read more...]