Sufjan Stevens

Listen to Sufjan Stevens’ new song “Wallowa Lake Monster”

Sufjan Stevens will release The Greatest Gift Mixtape — Outtakes, Remixes, & Demos from Carrie & Lowell on November 24th, a companion piece to his album Carrie & Lowell. He has shared the latest song from the piece, “Wallowa Lake Monster,” which makes several references to “Dungeons & Dragons.” Hear it below.

Justin Vernon confirms comeback of Bon Iver

At one period of time, the future of Bon Iver was bland after an extensive world tour following the band.s self-titled sophomore album when frontman, Justin Vernon, expressed some disinterest in furthering with the project. He later went back from the comments, and in July, he will bring back the band to headline the first Eaux Claires Music Festival, for which he was a curator as well. In a recent interview promoting the upcoming festival. Vernon revealed that the performance will not be a one-off for the band but the beginning of the band’s third cycle.

Vernon explained to Minneapolis’ KARE 11: “It’s the perfect platform for us to be like, this is how we’re starting this new cycle, new life of the band. It makes so much sense to start it here.” Watch the full interview here.

Eaux Claires will take place July 17th – 18th in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Vernon’s hometown. Beside Bon Iver, the lineup includes The National, Sufjan Stevens, The Tallest Man on Earth, and more.

The Melodic Tree’s Weekly Playlist

1. Teenage Talk – St. Vincent

2. I’ll Believe In Anything – Wolf Parade

3. Choices – The Hoosiers

4. Home – Jack Savoretti

5. Should Have Known Better – Sufjan Stevens

6. No Room In Frame – Death Cab for Cutie

7. Love Is To Die – Warpaint

8. For You – Angus & Julia Stone

9. 4th Time Around – Oren Lavie

10. Line of Fire – Junip

11. The Soul Serene – Villagers

12. How Can I – Laura Marling

13. Tears of Joy – Slow Club

14. Be Gentle With Me – The Boy Least Likey To

15. Cherry Tulips – Headlights

16. Oh Mandy – The Spinto Band

17. Walk In The Park – OH NO OH MY

18. In The Beginning – The Stills

19. Wrong Choice – The Lovely Feathers

20. Battles On – The Ghost is Dancing