Big Red Machine Featuring Aaron Dessner & Justin Vernon Shares New Singles


On August 31, Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and The National’s Aaron Dessner will release the self-titled Big Red Machine debut studio album through PEOPLE/Jagjaguwar. The pair shared two songs from the contributor-filled record as part of the PEOPLE 1 Mixtape compilation.

Aaron and Justin named the project after an instrumental song they worked up for the Red Hot Organization’s 2009 charity album Dark Was The Night. The pair recorded the forthcoming 10-track LP mainly at Long Pond in Hudson Valley, New York. Dessner, Vernon and Brad Cook served as co-producers. Each song on the album features a number of guests from the PEOPLE artist collective. Cook, Richard Reed Parry, Lisa Hannigan, Beth Meyers, Bryce Dessner and JT Bates are among the musicians who contributed to Big Red Machine’s debut album. Head here for a full list of credits.

“Deep Green” and “I Won’t Run From It” are the Big Red Machine tracks featured on the PEOPLE compilation. Stream “I Won’t Run From It” below:

Listen to “Deep Green” below:

Big Red Machine’s debut album will be available on vinyl, cassette and CD as well as digitially through the new PEOPLE digital platform and all streaming services.

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