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Stevens is "star struck," but manages a Q&A with current tour/band-mate Nedelle Torrisi -- "her exotic Italian pout, her '80s housewife attire" -- covering Judas Priest, Lebanon, pimped-out tour…   Read Story »
Recently Sufjan revealed he's "at a point where I no longer have a deep desire to share my music with anyone, having spent many years imparting my songs to the public." Later that day, high-quality…   Read Story »
Scott tells me that when he lived in Ithaca the only live music there was ska. Well, now the live music includes expansive glitch-y songs by Sufjan Stevens. No sooner did we post the man's interview…   Read Story »
There's been some action in camp Sufjan lately, though much of it's a retread/revisiting of past material. Good news, then, that the man's hitting smaller east coast venues with Cryptacize…   Read Story »
It's unclear how long we can mention that Sufjan-approved Cryptacize's Chris Cohen used to play in Deerhoof. Maybe when his new band eclipses the old? And, really, maybe we shouldn't even say…   Read Story »
Ex-Deerhoof guitarist Chris Cohen's present project Cryptacize hit the Asthmatic Kitty roster last year, subsequently earning this gush from St. Sufjan: They make music that is refreshingly…   Read Story »
We've posted a couple of original tracks by Asthmatic Kitty trio Cryptacize, as well as their cover of Steely Dan's "Peg" (for which, they were taken down a few pegs in the comments). That said, the…   Read Story »
We don't mean to dwell on Coachella, but when our plane touched down at LaGuardia late Monday night, they were playing Steely Dan's "Hey Nineteen." We notice things like this because we like Steely…   Read Story »
We once said Asthmatic Kitty trio Cryptacize "remind us of a Renaissance Fair held on the moon," but that was a long time ago, like, last year. We've changed our minds. After watching their video for…   Read Story »
The new trio Cryptacize sorta reminds us of a Renaissance Fair held on the moon, so we were happy to see that their promo pic finds the California weird-pop crew perched together in outer space (ah,…   Read Story »