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Big Red Machine, born of the friendship of Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dessner, is less a band than a large-scale collaboration involving dozens of musicians. Graham Tolbert /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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With Big Red Machine, Justin Vernon And Aaron Dessner Are Anti-Auteurs

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Clockwise from upper left: Shy Boys, The Decemberists, Hauschka, Bermuda Triangle Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: The Decemberists, Bermuda Triangle, Justin Vernon And S. Carey, More

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The electronic vibe of Bon Iver's new album has left some fans skeptical — but critic Will Hermes says it's the band's best work yet. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bon Iver's Latest Is A Soulful Mix Of Wood And Microchips

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Clockwise from upper left: Bon Iver, the cover art for The White Stripes' Get Behind Me Satan, Thor & Friends, Kurt Wagner of Lambchop. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Bon Iver, The White Stripes, Lambchop, More

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