Side project of Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) & Aaron Dessner (The National). From their website: In 2008, Aaron sent Justin an instrumental sketch of a song called "Big Red Machine" for Dark Was The Night. This was before they had met in person. Justin wrote a song to it, interpreting the Big Red Machine title as a heart. 10 years of friendship later, there are 10 more songs. Big Red Machine. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.