MySpace Transmissions gets its folk on with Bon Iver

September 12, 2008  |  1:31pm
Bon Iver is on a roll. The indie-folk singer and his band of merry fellows followed up the critical acclaim for freshman album For Emma, Forever Ago with a U.S. tour, a television debut on Conan and are now about to head out on an international tour.

Between all of that, the guys found time to stop by MySpace and record a few songs for the social networking site's still-new project, Transmissions. The band performed "Flume," "Lump Sum," "Blindsided" and "For Emma," and added itself to a growing list of contributors including Nada Surf and Vampire Weekend.

In a statement, MySpace said it created the program to "empower top recording artists with a new platform to create and distribute exclusive video content available for viral distribution and audio tracks available for purchase in the U.S." As promised, the transmissions are free and easy to download. The content is also able to be added to your MySpace profile and shared throughout the network.

Related links:
News: Bon Iver announces even more tour dates
Feature: Bon Iver: Daydream Hibernation
A/V: Video of the Day

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