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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 »
Earlier this week, Sufjan Stevens was in the news for writing Miley Cyrus a silly grammar-nerd open letter, so it's nice to see some actual new music -- or new-old music, as the came may be -- from…   Read Story »
Lately, Sinead O'Connor, the most controversial pop star of 1993, has been writing a ton of open letters to Miley Cyrus, the most controversial pop star of 2013, mostly conveying sentiments like…   Read Story »
Late last night/very early this morning, Sufjan Stevens took to Tumblr to lambast the type design on the cover of the critically-beloved Savages' LP Silence Yourself. In the brief post, he…   Read Story »
Before Michigan, Sufjan Stevens was a footnote within a curiosity. In 2003, the Michigan-raised Brooklyn transplant was best known as part of the entourage surrounding Daniel Smith’s off-kilter…   Read Story »
The National's sixth full-length album, Trouble Will Find Me, is due out on May 21st via 4AD. It's their first album since 2010's High Violet. Drummer Bryan Devendorf recently spoke to Gothamist…   Read Story »