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Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival

Backstage, a golf cart pulls a small flatbed trailer. On that trailer sits a big, soft chair. There’s a printed-out piece of paper taped to…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

Interview

An Interview With The Guy Who Says He Found An Unreleased Album In Sufjan Stevens’ Dumpster

Did Sufjan Stevens record an album called Stalker in 1998? A Reddit user under the name lookitzpancakes alleged as much Wednesday afternoon. The user, later…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2016 - 1:24 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Sufjan Stevens Songs

Conventional wisdom states that Undisputed Era Of The Album took place in the 1970s. But thanks to technological circumstances and the growth in popularity of…
David Holmes | May 26, 2016 - 1:57 pm

More Sufjan Stevens stories

Sufjan Stevens, St. Vincent Tell Grammys “Don’t Be Racist”

On Sunday night's Grammy Awards, Beyoncé won the awards for Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best Music Video. But she lost all three big awards
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2017 - 9:56 am

Sufjan Stevens Playing Show With Members Of Beirut, Mouse On Mars, & Oneida

Sufjan Stevens is performing a special collaborative show with Benjamin Lanz of Beirut and the National, Jan St. Werner of Mouse On Mars, and Oneida's…
Peter Helman | February 7, 2017 - 7:42 pm

Sufjan Weighs In On Religion And Politics Again: “God Has No Political Boundary”

Sufjan Stevens has been posting a series of notes online in recent weeks addressing the American political situation through the lens of his Christian worldview.
Chris DeVille | February 6, 2017 - 2:48 pm

Sufjan Stevens Shares Statement On Muslim Ban: “Christ Would Be Ashamed Of Us All”

Sufjan Stevens has issued a statement in response to the new administration's recent Muslim Ban, joining the many musicians and celebrities who have come out…
James Rettig | January 30, 2017 - 2:18 pm

Details About Sufjan Stevens’ Call Me By Your Name Songs Emerges From Sundance

Earlier this month, we found out that Sufjan Stevens had contributed a few new songs to Call Me By Your Name, a film directed by…
James Rettig | January 27, 2017 - 2:12 pm

Sufjan Stevens Wants You To Remember The Ten Commandments

Sufjan Stevens will always be at least loosely linked to Christianity, though his connection to the faith has historically been somewhat unconventional. So it's both…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Sufjan Stevens Has New Songs In Sundance Drama Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name, an upcoming drama set to premiere at Sundance later this month, will feature several original songs by Sufjan Stevens, according…
Peter Helman | January 7, 2017 - 4:23 pm

Car Seat Headrest’s Will Toledo Shares Hot Take On Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie & Lowell, Then Apologizes

The most universally acclaimed release of Sufjan Stevens' career is Carrie & Lowell, his 2015 album inspired by the death of his estranged mother. Because…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2016 - 8:27 am

Stream The Drake x Sufjan Stevens Mashup Album Six Swans

Sufjan Stevens has covered Drake's "Hotline Bling" live in concert before, but other than that, the two artists haven't had a whole lot to do…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2016 - 8:47 pm

14 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Music Festival 2016

Pitchfork Music Festival went down in Chicago over the weekend, bringing an assortment of acts from across the musical spectrum to Union Park. The festival's…
Tom Breihan & Chris DeVille | July 18, 2016 - 3:14 pm

Savages’ Jehnny Beth Responds To Sufjan Stevens’ Critique Of Their Album Cover

Back when Savages' debut LP Silence Yourself came out in 2013, Sufjan Stevens (of all people) wrote a nerdy Tumblr post critiquing "a very uncool…
James Rettig | July 5, 2016 - 2:19 pm

Watch Car Seat Headrest Cover Radiohead & Sufjan Stevens In Philly

Car Seat Headrest already covered Radiohead once this year so far -- a minimal take on "Pyramid Song" that Will Toledo shared on his Tumblr…
James Rettig | May 23, 2016 - 2:56 pm
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