Bon Iver will debut their new album live on Friday

  /  08.09.2016

As we predicted, Bon Iver will premiere their new album live on Friday (Aug. 12) at Wisconsin’s Eaux Claires, according to Pitchfork. The music and arts festival is curated by frontman Justin Vernon and features James Blake on the bill, too.

It’s been five years since the band released their applauded self-titled album, and though the title and release date for its follow-up have yet to be announced, new imagery has popped up all over the band’s social media accounts, giving hints to fans who are willing to try and decipher them. Like us.

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Back on July 22, the band shared this image (of two intertwined 2’s) on their Facebook page:

Posted by Bon Iver on Friday, July 22, 2016

That same day, they shared this cryptic video on YouTube with no context whatsoever, except for its #22days title:

In a blink-and-you-missed-it moment at the :09 second mark, the intertwined 2’s appear again (very briefly):

They then shared this video on Twitter, as well as on Instagram where the logo became the band’s avatar and the hashtag became their bio.

Now, Stereogum has pointed out that a mural with the same logo has popped up on the corner of Franklin and Meserole streets in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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What does it all mean? We don’t know, but you’re welcome.

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