On June 17, 2011.

On June 17, 2011, “Jagjaguwar” label released the self – titled, second Bon Iver studio album. It was recorded November 2008 – December 2010, at “April Base” in Fall Creek, Wisconsin, and was produced by Justin Vernon.


  • Justin Vernon– voices, Korg M1, electric, baritone, nylon, high strung and tape head guitar, drums, bass, cymbals, 909, RE-201, CDO choirs, pianos, synth patches, choirs, banjo, synth, bass drum twelve-string delays, finger cymbals, tremolo piano, hands, additional string, and horn arrangements
  • Mike Lewis– soprano, alt and tenor saxophone, additional string and horn arrangements
  • Colin Stetson– alto and bass saxophone, flute, clarinets, additional string, and horn arrangements
  • Mikey Noyce – voice
  • Rob Moose– violins, violas; string and horn arrangements
  • Matt McCaughan – drums, RE-201, snare drums, brushes, bass drum, thighs, handclaps, granular synthesis, synth, drum source, gates, 909
  • Tom Wincek – granular synthesis
  • Sean Carey– voice, drums, choirs, vibraphone, bowed vibraphone, Harmony Engine, bass drum, mallet drums, processing
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel
  • Brian Joseph – RE-201, gates
  • Jim Schoenecker– granular synthesis
  • CJ “Carm” Camerieri – French horns, trumpets, pedal trumpets, muted trumpets, piccolo trumpet.an additional string and horn arrangements
  • Justin Vernon – engineering, mixing
  • Brian Joseph – engineering, mixing
  • Nate Vernon – additional engineering
  • Andy Immerman – assistant engineering
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Gregory Euclide – paintings
  • Daniel Murphy – design, layout, handwriting

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Vernon, except where noted.  “Calgary”, written by Vernon with Matt McCaughan.

  1. Perth
  2. Minnesota, WI
  3. Holocene
  4. Towers
  5. Michicant
  6. Hinnom, TX
  7. Wash
  8. Calgary
  9. Lisbon, OH
  10. Beth/Rest

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