What’s your favorite winter music?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d

Bon Iver to re-create Wisconsin in Mexico on “all-inclusive concert vacation”

Bon Iver is no one’s—okay, maybe The A.V. Club’s—idea of a summer jam, but bandleader Justin Vernon is nevertheless going to bring his wintry mix of earnest indie songwriting to the sunny beaches of Mexico’s Riviera Maya when Bon Iver headlines the three-day “all-inclusive tropical concert vacation” known as Days Have…

Read This: Justin Vernon held a two-hour press conference to explain Bon Iver’s new album

We’re still a month out from the September 30 release of 22, A Million, the first Bon Iver studio album in more than five years. But the band’s singer/songwriter/sole permanent member, Justin Vernon, sat down with reporters yesterday to play them the album in its entirety, and talk through its intricacies, its…

Bon Iver, Wilco, and much, much more: Here’s what’s coming to record stores in September

Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to review sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out