Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend has been speaking to Bon Iver's Justin Vernon for an virtually two-hour interview on the most recent episode of his Beats 1 "Time Disaster" present. They talked about their private obstacles with the excursions, mentioned the lifetime of Vernon, Wisconsin (together with his opinions on varied restaurant chains in Eau Claire), and rather more. Hearken to the complete episode right here.
Vernon and Koenig spoke at size about their love for the Grateful Useless. Along with naming a favourite period of the Useless sequence (Cornell 5/eight/77), Vernon additionally evoked the second when he performed with Useless & Firm. Vernon stated that he had taken LSD with John Mayer, however then guessed if Mayer was taking something. "Perhaps he did it, perhaps he didn’t, however John is a very nice man and his boy is an effective guitarist," stated Vernon. "And my mates are on the aspect of the stage, they snort and cry uncontrollably as a result of apparently the lights have been getting very blurry, and I suppose me and John Mayer simply grew to become one factor."
Koenig requested Vernon what he was listening to as a highschool athlete in Wisconsin. After Vernon spoke to Indigo Women and Rickie Lee Jones after the video games, Koenig requested Vernon to call his favourite songs from Limp Bizkit. After Vernon admitted he was unfamiliar with Limp Bizkit, Koenig performed and sang with "Break Stuff".
Whereas the dialog revolved round company meals tradition (a recurring matter on "Time Disaster"), Vernon revealed that he had first tried Flamin's Sizzling Cheetos for the primary time whereas working with Likelihood the Rapper on identical day. He determined to hate them, put the bag on the ground and walked away.
Vernon defined that through the press cycle round 22, A Million, he had solely performed one interview. "I imply, I couldn’t severely bear one other second of reflection on myself," he stated. "This time, I stated sure to a couple different issues as a result of, to be trustworthy with you, I acknowledged that once you do nothing and also you're not Beyoncé, which will have actual results in your small enterprise, on your loved ones. , concerning the individuals round you that's their job. "
The episode is full with the tally of the best musicians songs from their residence states, Wisconsin and New Jersey. In direction of the top of their dialog, Koenig tried to make Vernon select the quarrel between Steve Miller and the Grateful Useless.
Vampire Weekend launched its a lot anticipated fourth album, Father of the Bride, in Could. The fourth studio album of Bon Iver, I launched in August.
Learn the Pitchfork cowl article "Welcome to Bon Iver, Wisconsin."