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We posted last week about the fundraising auction to help out musician Mike Adams and his new born son, Asa. Read about it here. Mike has been a friend of JanSport since his band, Husband & Wife contributed to our first Unzipped Compilation in 2010 and also contributed a track from his solo release to the Unzipped Compilation: Volume 2 (his song “Bad Weather” is streaming down below.) The Midwest music community has rallied to help Mike’s family through an [...] Read More >



Score One For Independent Music

February 13, 2012   |   Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

Did anyone else see Bon Iver win the Grammy for Best New Artist last night? Pretty sweet for a midwestern guy without a major label production or promotion budget (Bon Iver is on Bloomington, Indiana’s Jagjaguwar.) The Arcade Fire winning last year’s album of the year was pretty sweet, but this is a whole new level of independent music achieving mainstream success and we couldn’t be happier about it.

For any fans out there, watch Justin Vernon and the Roots turn his song  ”Perth” into [...] Read More >



Bon Iver Announces Spring Tour Dates

February 6, 2012   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

We’re happy to see that Bon Iver has announced a string of live dates around his Coachella performances. After catching his show on the last go around in the fall we can say with certainty this a MUST see live band.

02-27-28 Wellington, New Zealand -International Arts Festival 03-03 Perth, Australia – Red Hill Auditorium 03-06 Adelaide, Australia – Thebarton Theatre 03-08 Melbourne, Australia – Sidney Myer Music Bowl 03-10 Meredith, Australia – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre 03-11-13 Sydney, Australia – Sydney Opera House 03-15-17 Brisbane, Australia – [...] Read More >