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Watch Sufjan Stevens Cover David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in Paris

Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister recently released their spacey collaborative album Planetarium, which features 17 tracks named, obviously, after things in space.
Geena Kloeppel / July 11, 2017

Stream Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, and James McAlister’s Collaborative Album Planetarium

Sufjan Stevens, The National's Bryce Dessner, renowned composer Nico Muhly, and friend/multi-instrumentalist James McAlister's new collaborative project, Planetarium, is out today. The songs, originally performed…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 9, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Summer Releases

What slow season? This summer, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, Haim, and Broken Social Scene are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2017

Video: Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister – “Venus”

Recently, Sufjan Stevens joined forces with an all-star ethereal-music team — the National’s Bryce Dessner, composer Nico Muhly, and percussionist James McAlister — to record…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 5, 2017

Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister – “Mercury”

Sufjan Stevens, the National's Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, and James McAlister made an album about planets, and they've just revealed a new one. "Mercury" is the closing…
Anna Gaca / April 24, 2017

New Music: Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister – “Saturn”

Last month, Sufjan Stevens, composer Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner of the National, and drummer James McAlister began hinting at an upcoming collaborative album inspired by the solar system.
Anna Gaca / March 27, 2017

Watch a Trailer for David Byrne’s New Documentary Contemporary Color

This weekend, the official trailer for the documentary Contemporary Color was released. The film captures a stage performance of the same name that David Byrne…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 30, 2017

David Byrne, St. Vincent, Ad Rock, and More Premiered New Songs Last Night

During last night's Luminato Festival at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, David Byrne and some of his closest friends — St. Vincent, Dev Hynes,…
Brennan Carley / June 23, 2015

Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry Plots Album With Members of the National

Sometime between recording Reflektor and touring all over the world, Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry found time to record a new solo album. Music for Heart…
Dan Reilly / May 21, 2014

Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, and Nico Muhly Light Up Their Proggy ‘Planetarium’ in Brooklyn

Lasers! Orchestral strings! Brass! A violin bow sawing an electric guitar! A giant, floating planet! Cloudy, trippy lights! Auto-Tuned space voice! More lasers!Although Sufjan Stevens…
Kory Grow / March 22, 2013