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Bon Iver “Holocence” Song Analysis

By May 17, 2012No Comments

Check out this article written by Bobby Owsinski. He writes about the song “Holocene” from the Bon Iver album which was recorded by Justin Vernon at April Bay Studios. It is unique in that it is only a verse/chorus form and has no bridge. The song is kept interesting and dynamic using the entrance and exit of various instruments. Another non-traditional aspect is that instead of playing the same sound in stereo, each part is slightly different, which creates an interesting sound. Overall, the mix of instruments in the song makes you feel emotion inside which is why the song is popular.

A nice read:
Bon Iver “Holocence” Song Analysis

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