Newswire: There’s no new Bon Iver record coming any time soon

Fans can quit holding their collective breath waiting for any sort of new Bon Iver material. That news comes straight from the mouth of Justin Vernon, who told Grantland that the only planned activity his band has for the near future is his Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, and that when he said the group was “winding it down” for a bit in 2012, he meant it. As Vernon puts it, “I definitely care about the Bon Iver thing a lot, but it’s kind of my thing, and there’s only so much time you can spend with yourself before you just become an asshole. So you gotta push it.” Given that Vernon is reportedly tight bros with Kanye West, it’s probably fine to take his word on this one.

In that same interview, Vernon also expresses his regrets about appearing in an ad for Bushmills, saying …

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