Posts tagged "sufjan stevens"

Sufjan Stevens Shows Off His Electronic Side on ‘Exploding Whale’

Sufjan Stevens is nothing if not prolific. The singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist has let "Exploding Whale," a new song that was originally a tour-only 7", make its way online,…
By: James Grebey / April 13, 2015

Review: Sufjan Stevens Sheds the Frills on the Deeply Personal ‘Carrie & Lowell’

Following Sufjan Stevens' discography up to this point has been a study in addition. More instruments, more and more esoteric references, more genre exercises.
By: James Grebey / April 1, 2015

Sufjan Stevens’ New Album ‘Carrie & Lowell’ Is Now Streaming in Full

Sufjan Steven's new album Carrie & Lowell, is now streaming on NPR's First Listen. The LP, which is named after Stevens' mother…
By: James Grebey / March 23, 2015

Sufjan Stevens Shares the Soothing Title Track From ‘Carrie & Lowell’

Sufjan Stevens' new album, Carrie & Lowell, drops at the end of the month, but now the multi-instrumentalist has revealed the record's acoustic title…
By: James Grebey / March 17, 2015

Sufjan Stevens Shares Serene New Single, ‘Should Have Known Better’

Sufjan Steven's promised return to his folk roots seems more and more a sure thing as he continues to release new songs from hi…
By: James Grebey / March 11, 2015

MusicNOW’s Tenth Anniversary Compilation With Bon Iver and Sufjan Stevens Is Streaming

Cincinnati's MusicNOW Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary with MusicNOW – 10 Years, a compilation collecting live recordings of some of the best performances the serie…
By: James Grebey / March 3, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Blur ‘Go Out,’ Sufjan Stevens Finds ‘No Shade,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From resurrected Britpop legends to eyebrow-raising indie-folkies to Canadia…
By: SPIN Staff / February 20, 2015

Eaux Claires Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Bon Iver, The National, Spoon, and More

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon has just announced the full lineup for the first annual Eaux Claires Music and Art Festival, and for a…
By: Brennan Carley / February 11, 2015

Sufjan Stevens Promises Return to ‘Folk Roots’ on New Album

After releasing copious amounts of Christmas music, working on experimental side projects, and scoring a rodeo documentary, folk multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Steve…
By: James Grebey / January 12, 2015

Miley Cyrus’ French Montana Remix Is a Fascinating Look at Her Mindset

One of the early indications that Miley Cyrus' 2013 was probably going to be unlike anything we've ever seen was a grainy video taken o…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 15, 2013

The National: Not Your Dad’s Dad-Rock

When Matt Berninger landed in New York City in August of 1996, he moved into what he wryly describes as a "converted, semi-converted, mostly unconverted"…
By: David Bevan / June 3, 2013

Hear Chris Schlarb’s Mellow Brian Wilson Cover With Sufjan Stevens

Chris Schlarb is set to release Psychic Temple II, the sequel to 2010's masterful, restrained ambient-jazz opus Psychic Temple, this summer via Asthmatic Kitty. Here,…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / May 2, 2013

The National’s New Album to Feature St. Vincent, Sharon Van Etten, Sufjan, and Everyone Else

The National's new album Trouble Will Find Me will be jam-packed with guests, according to an interview with drummer Bryan Devendorf. In speaking to…
By: Chris Martins / March 22, 2013

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 Steve…
By: Kory Grow / March 22, 2013

Local Natives’ Taylor Rice Rides for Sufjan, Attempts to End the NYC vs. LA Debate

Full of lush vocal harmonies and ringing guitars, Local Natives' 2010 debut album, Gorilla Manor, had an unmistakably Californian aura. For the follow-up,…
By: Bryan Hood / January 24, 2013

Hear Sufjan Stevens’ Emerson, Lake & Palmer Homage ‘Which One Are You?’

Long before Sufjan Stevens relocated to a winter wonderland with his Silver and Gold Christmas song set, the florid indie folk star wa…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 3, 2013

Sufjan Stevens, the Melvins Prep New Music for Joyful Noise’s 2013 Flexi Disc Series

Joyful Noise Recordings' Flexi Disc Series will return in 2013 with new music by Sufjan Stevens and Cat Martino, the Melvins, Helvetia with members of Built…
By: Kyle McGovern / December 17, 2012

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Sufjan Stevens, Young Jeezy, Chairlift, and Katy B

Another week brings another crop of ready-to-stream albums, here for your listening pleasure.1) Sufjan Stevens, Chopped and Scrooged (Christmas Mixtape). "The set redoes Silver and…
By: Kyle McGovern / December 13, 2012

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Rage Against the Machine, Ke$ha, Sufjan Stevens, Mogwai

Another bounty of full-album streams is upon us. Clear your day and hit that play.1) Rage Against the Machine, Rage Against the Machine XX.
By: Chris Martins / November 28, 2012

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Bjork, Flaming Lips, Action Bronson, and More

Another week brings another collection of streaming albums, ready for your immediate listening pleasure.1) Bjӧrk, bastards. From Bjӧrk: "I was incredibly impressed by how…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 15, 2012
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