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For the first few years of the new millennium, indie-rock's ever-shifting center of gravity was always getting louder and more aggressive. Post-Radiohead morbidity, post-Pavement slackerdom, and…   Read Story »
Sufjan Stevens has been known to help out the National in the studio (he's appeared on all their albums since 2007's Boxer) and on stage (he guested on a killer live version of "Afraid Of Everyone"…   Read Story »
When we first heard s / s / s two years ago, it seemed like a goofy one-off. But against all expectations, Sufjan Steves, Son Lux, and Serengeti have decided (with the improved new name of Sisyphus)…   Read Story »
Sisyphus (formerly known as s / s / s) is the unlikely trio of Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, and Serengeti, and after releasing the Beak & Claw EP a couple of years ago, they'll give us their self-titled…   Read Story »
The line between music video and lyric video has blurred to the point that "Alcohol," our second taste from the upcoming self-titled album by the Sufjan/Son Lux/Serengeti trio Sisyphus (fka s / s /…   Read Story »
A few years ago we heard about This Is How We Walk On The Moon, a crowdfunded Arthur Russell tribute from the Red Hot Organization. Robyn, Laurel Halo, Hot Chip, Washed Out, and Twin Shadow were all…   Read Story »
Almost two years ago we heard about the formation of s / s / s, a band featuring Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, and Serengeti. The trio released an EP called Beak & Claw then disappeared. In the meantime,…   Read Story »
Son Lux's Lanterns begins with a flurry of orchestral trills and an impossibly precious celestial chorale, all of which gives way to a doe-eyed tenor trembling over sparse, moody tones. It would…   Read Story »
Sufjan Stevens estimates that "Jamila," the dusty old four-track demo he posted to SoundCloud today, was recorded circa 1998 in tribute to his sister, a half-decade before Michigan rocketed him to…   Read Story »
Sufjan Stevens has uploaded "more obsolescence found on old hard drives" to his SoundCloud. This song is an early living room recording that eventually turned into the final section of "Impossible…   Read Story »