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Bon Ivers debut album For Emma, Forever Ago released in 2007 and is a staple to listen to in the winter. (Daija Hammonds | Northern Star)

4 winter themed albums for those who don’t enjoy Christmas music

By Nick Glover, Lifestyle Editor | December 8, 2022

Winter is here. While some are ready for Christmas music, others want to celebrate the season without bringing the holidays up yet. For those people, here are some albums that feel like winter.  “FOR EMMA, FOREVER AGO” - BON IVER Bon Iver are...

Songs to cheer you up in gloomy weather

By Sarah Contreras | November 7, 2012

This weird transitional weather has me down. It’s gray, it’s drizzly and it gets dark at 5 p.m. I’m a big fan of breaking out my scarves and hats, but I need a little sun to counter the frost. We’ve been handed some considerably dark and dreary...

From left, Bruce Johnston, David Marks, Brian Wilson, Mike Love
and Al Jardine of musical group The Beach Boys pose backstage at
the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday. The group is
slotted to headline a night a show in June at the annual Bonnaroo
festival in Manchester, Tenn.

Bonnaroo gears up for big summer

By Alex Fiore | February 14, 2012

The summer music festival puzzle added a few more pieces Tuesday morning. Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival announced its preliminary lineup via Spotify Tuesday morning, and headliners include Radiohead, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish and the Beach...