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The 10 Most Memorable “Purple Rain” Covers In A Year Without Prince

Prince was far more than just "Purple Rain." He could write an amazing ballad with the best of them, but his career was always such…
Nate Patrin | April 21, 2017 - 2:21 pm

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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


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

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Watch Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie & Lowell Live Concert Film For Free

There's been almost as much Sufjan Stevens news today as there has been #FyreFest news! Well, not as much... but a lot. Asthmatic Kitty released…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 28, 2017 - 5:45 pm

Watch A Trailer For Sufjan Stevens’ Latest Ballet Collaboration The Decalogue

Big day for Sufjan Stevens news! Not only did ol' Suf release his Carrie & Lowell live album and announce a Carrie & Lowell-related mixtape
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2017 - 3:39 pm

Sufjan Stevens Announces The Greatest Gift Mixtape – Outtakes, Remixes & Demos From Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens: the gift that keeps on giving! Today, he released the Carrie & Lowell Live album, and Asthmatic Kitty has just announced that they'll…
James Rettig | April 28, 2017 - 12:38 pm

Stream Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie & Lowell Live

Asthmatic Kitty Records released a live Sufjan Stevens album today that was recorded on November 9th, 2015 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 28, 2017 - 9:45 am

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

Planetarium is the forthcoming collaboration between Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, and James McAlister. It's made up of songs inspired by the solar system,…
James Rettig | April 24, 2017 - 5:23 pm

Sufjan Stevens Remembers Prince On The Anniversary Of His Death

Prince died one year ago today, and Sufjan Stevens has shared a memory on his Tumblr about a time that he saw Prince in Sydney…
James Rettig | April 21, 2017 - 5:04 pm

Sufjan Stevens Announces Carrie & Lowell Live Album And Concert Video

Today marks the two-year anniversary of Sufjan Stevens' Carrie & Lowell and the birthday of Stevens' stepfather Lowell Brams, and to commemorate the occasion Asthmatic…
James Rettig | March 31, 2017 - 12:42 pm

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

Lately, Sufjan Stevens has been recording a whole album with the National's Bryce Dessner, composer Nico Muhly, and drummer James McAlister. The album, Planetarium, is…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2017 - 9:21 am

Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, & Nico Muhly’s Planetarium Album On The Way

Back in 2013, Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner (of the National), Nico Muhly, and drummer James McAlister, alongside a string quartet, performed an original composition titled…
Pranav Trewn | March 22, 2017 - 12:46 pm

Watch Patti Smith, Sufjan Stevens, Iggy Pop, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, New Order, Alabama Shakes, Ben Harper, & Tibetan Monks Sing “People Have The Power” At Carnegie Hall

Every year, the Tibet House US nonprofit throws a big benefit show at New York's Carnegie Hall, and it always features a whole ton of…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2017 - 10:03 am

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
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