The last time we checked in with Justin Vernon, the young fellow who records as Bon Iver, it was due to a crazy little rumor that he’d be appearing on the new Kanye West album. The truth behind that rumor, by the way, ended up eclipsing our wildest imaginations. Here’s just a sample of Pitchfork’s interview on the subject: “A-Trak was out there, Nicki Minaj. Just a bunch of uber talented people and everyone was really nice and chill and just working on Kanye's record. I was literally in the back room rolling a spliff with Rick Ross talking about what to do on the next part of a song.” Ahhhh!!! Wait, okay, why are we talking about this? Because Vernon’s latest track is out, and it is a collaboration with Thomas Wincek's All Tiny Creatures (Wincek is also in Collections of Colonies of Bees, the band which Vernon joined for the Volcano Choir project). So put aside for a minute that one day, perhaps in the not too distant future, you’ll be hearing a Ross-‘Ye-Iver song — and then enjoy the excellent “An Iris.”
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