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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 »
On his Tumblr, Sufjan Stevens shared an unfinished song; apparently, he'd forgotten that it existed. To hear Sufjan tell it, he found "Give A Little Love" on an old hard drive, and thinks it may have…   Read Story »
From Sufjan's very own Tumblr site (aka sufjan.com) comes news of the estimable Mr. Stevens's first post-Xmas project of the new year: Turning over the keys to "Redford (For Yia-Yia & Pappou)" to the…   Read Story »
"Which One Are You?" is a leftover from Sufjan Stevens's 2009 multimedia project the BQE. The track was not originally included on the project due to legal issues. According to Sufjan, he "could not…   Read Story »