Sufjan Stevens

Watch Sufjan Stevens Play “The Predatory Wasp…” Live For The First Time In 8 Years

Sufjan Stevens has been touring North America over the past month in support of Carrie & Lowell, and he's taking a few weeks off before…
James Rettig | May 17, 2015 - 11:30 am
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Sufjan Stevens – “Exploding Whale”

Sufjan Stevens' tour is underway, and a song from his tour-only 7" has made its way online. "Exploding Whale" presumably didn't make it on Carrie
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2015 - 10:51 am
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Watch Sufjan Stevens Perform Carrie & Lowell Songs For The First Time At Philly Tour Opener

The heartbreaking Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens' public reckoning with his troubled mother's death, and possibly the songwriter's best work, is one of this spring's…
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2015 - 5:19 pm
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The Week In Pop: What Wale Can Learn From J. Cole

On paper, Wale's rap career has been a success. He dropped several critically acclaimed mixtapes, aligned himself with Rick Ross at the peak of Bawse's…
Chris DeVille | April 9, 2015 - 5:35 pm
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Premature Evaluation: Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell

You can't go back. Sufjan Stevens wrestles with that fact throughout Carrie & Lowell, his first proper full-length album since 2010's primal digital freakout The
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2015 - 9:04 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Serious giants occupy 5 Best Songs this week. You've got Kendrick Lamar, the architect of a new album so utterly dizzying and forceful it survived…
Stereogum | March 20, 2015 - 4:33 pm
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Sufjan Stevens – “Carrie & Lowell”

Later this month, Sufjan Stevens will release Carrie & Lowell, an album named after his mother and stepfather and inspired, in part, by his mother's…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2015 - 12:51 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Some notes on methodology: We compile this list at the end of the day Thursday, so the 5 Best Songs Of The Week recognizes "the…
Stereogum | March 13, 2015 - 3:58 pm
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Sufjan Stevens – “Should Have Known Better”

"Should Have Known Better" is our second preview of Sufjan Stevens' Carrie & Lowell, and like "No Shade In The Shadow Of The Cross," it's…
Chris DeVille | March 11, 2015 - 8:24 am
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Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell “Silent” Listening Parties Begin Tomorrow In NYC; Here Are The Album Lyrics

In the lead-up to the release of Carrie & Lowell, Asthmatic Kitty will be holding "silent" listening parties worldwide for the new Sufjan Steven album.
James Rettig | February 27, 2015 - 6:46 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

All the songs chosen for 5 Best Songs this week are, intentionally or not, crushingly self-reflective and introspective. They concern relationships and how we actually…
Stereogum | February 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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Sufjan Stevens – “No Shade In The Shadow Of The Cross”

"No Shade In The Shadow Of The Cross" is the lead single from Sufjan Stevens' Carrie & Lowell, the album touted as his return to…
Chris DeVille | February 16, 2015 - 8:08 am
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Justin Vernon’s Eaux Claires Festival Reveals Full Lineup Feat. Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Spoon

The lineup for Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner's Eaux Claires festival is here, and as you might expect, it's both charming and formidable. Bon Iver…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2015 - 8:57 am
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Sufjan Stevens Announces Spring 2015 North American Tour

Sufjan Stevens is taking this comeback thing very seriously. Not only is he releasing Carrie & Lowell, his first proper album in five years, this…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2015 - 10:17 am
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Sufjan Stevens Announces Carrie & Lowell Album, A Return To His “Folk Roots”

Good news for everybody who's been patiently waiting for Sufjan Stevens to dispense with electro-pop experiments, orchestral suites, bizarro hip-hop excursions, and twisted Christmas songs:…
Chris DeVille | January 12, 2015 - 10:11 am
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Watch A Trailer For Sufjan Stevens’ Rodeo Documentary

As previously reported, Sufjan Stevens will spend six days later this month playing a live score for Round-Up, a slow-motion documentary about rodeos, at the…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2015 - 12:12 pm
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Sufjan Stevens Is Scoring A Slow-Motion Rodeo Documentary

Sufjan Stevens will be scoring a slow-motion documentary called Round-Up at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music. He'll perform the score live on electronics alongside ensemble…
James Rettig | November 2, 2014 - 2:36 pm
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50 Cent, Sufjan Stevens Playing Cyndi Lauper’s Home For The Holidays Benefit

Sufjan Stevens has presumably been dreaming of playing a show with 50 Cent ever since he picked out that outfit for Sisyphus' "Booty Call" video.
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2014 - 4:18 pm

Sufjan Stevens & Cat Martino – “Take The Time”

Last week we shared Stranger Cat's cover of Sia's "Chandelier" along with news that certain backers of the band's PledgeMusic campaign would get a limited…
Chris DeVille | October 7, 2014 - 12:02 pm
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Watch St. Vincent Attempt To Identify Songs By Her Biggest Influences In A Cruel Listening Test

Annie Clark has always been open to talking about her musical influences, from Miles Davis to Steely Dan. She even got to collaborate and release…
James Rettig | August 27, 2014 - 10:41 am
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