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Volcano Choir: Unmap

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Volcano Choir: <em>Unmap</em>
At least a year prior to retiring to the remote Wisconsin cabin where Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago was conceived and committed to tape,Unmap

In short: This is the experimental side of Bon Iver. The collab is a combination of the sonic elements that made Emma such an indie-underground favorite (massed vocals—all sung by Vernon; acoustic scaffolding tented on top by mournful melodies) but will also remind listeners of the provenance of Collections of Colonies of Bees, formerly a math-rock combo called Pele that could give Tortoise a run for their money on the time/space elasticity continuum.