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New Bon Iver: Calgary

Posted in Stream with tags , , on 16 May, 2011 by Chapperdeemus

Bon Iver have just debuted their first track from their upcoming self-titled second album. It aired for the first time on Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 show not long ago, you can check it out over on his blog or below.

It has been a long time waiting for the first track to surface from this highly anticipated album. All we have had before this was one of the best teaser videos we here at Hotcakes have ever experienced. That 50 seconds of video Justin Vernon released was an incredible bit of music.

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Bon Iver announces self titled album

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on 20 April, 2011 by Olivier

We brought you the exciting news just a few weeks ago that we were expecting a new LP from Justin Vernon’s Bon Iver project to come out in June.

More details have now become available, the record will be self titled and will be released through Jagjaguwar on June 21st.

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New Bon Iver album out in June

Posted in News, Stream with tags , , , , on 24 March, 2011 by Chapperdeemus

Now that he’s got his fill on collaborating with the most diverse array of musicians imaginable, Justin Vernon is now back with his best project, Bon Iver.

He announced through Rolling Stone that his yet-to-be-titled second album is out in June. Exciting news on the folk front in 2011 so far then.

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Chapperdeemus’ Pre-emptive top 10 of 2011

Posted in Downloads, Features, Stream, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on 14 February, 2011 by Chapperdeemus

Already preparing to eat these words, Hotcakes have come up with a pre-emptive top 10 albums list of 2011. This a ‘calling-it-early’ stab in the dark that will probably make us look like idiots come December, but there’s nothing wrong with a bit of speculation from time to time.

With 2011 taking shape quite nicely after a slow start, we have a number of firm releases in the pipeline to look forward to, as well as some strong rumours. Here’s our top 10:

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Kanye West previews material from the his new album

Posted in News, Stream with tags , , , , , on 6 October, 2010 by Olivier

Kanye West

Kanye West has announced that his new record, which is out November 22nd, “is and always was” My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.

Kanye has been hard at work on his new record along with plenty of help from an interesting ensemble of musicians.

Last month saw a first play of Monster a track which featured Jay Z, Rick Ross, Nicky Minaj and suprisingly Bon Iver.

Kanye has now made another of his collaborations with Justin Vernon available, Lost in the World heavily samples the Bon Iver track Woods and West reckons its a potential festival closer.

Kanye West – Lost in the World

Bon Iver – Skinny Love

Posted in Downloads with tags , , on 26 January, 2009 by Chapperdeemus

I have recently given Bon Iver a chance to entice my ears. I must admit, this is not normally my type of music, but decided to give the indie folk artist a go when I noticed its popularity on Hypemachine and LastFM. The album is average with each song not really standing out from the rest…apart from one. ‘Skinny Love’ is fantastic, perfect for a certain mood. You’ll know the mood when you listen to the song.

Bon Iver- Skinny Love
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