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Looking at the discussion around The Age Of Adz, a lot of you loved the album for all the ways it wasn't like Illinoise. It's vulnerable, raw, and immediate, and not as immediately pretty. Stevens's…   Read Story »
Sufjan Stevens makes songs the length of EPs, and EPs the length of albums, so after a few listens you realize it’s hard to get in a few listens of the nearly hour and a half long Age Of Adz. But…   Read Story »
A post today on The Guardian's website talks about a recent email that Asthmatic Kitty sent to its mailing list, asking that anyone purchasing digital copies of Sufjan Stevens's The Age Of Adz please…   Read Story »
One song further into Sufjan Stevens' The Age Of Adz and it looks like the bed of electronics will only grow more complex. You got a sense of the new approach on "I Walked," basically a standard…   Read Story »
Here's "I Walked," the fourth track from Sufjan Stevens's upcoming The Age Of Adz. You'll get a small taste of what the press release said would be "... deliberately electronic, synthesized (and…   Read Story »
So it's a double surprise. After going years without a new studio release, Sufjan Stevens dropped the All Delighted People EP on us on Friday. And today Asthmatic Kitty announced that a full-length…   Read Story »
It's been a while. Today Sufjan Stevens released a new, eight-song EP, titled All Delighted People, on Bandcamp. You can stream the tracks for free below, or download the whole thing for $5.…   Read Story »
Here we go, the man who won't complete the 50 States project will instead visit a good deal of them, for the first time in a long time, with a proper tour of "historic theaters and venues" he…   Read Story »
The National's performance of "Fake Empire" with Doveman on David Letterman a few years ago was one of those rare instances where Late Night television actually made me feel something. Now, a couple…   Read Story »
We talk a lot about "anticipation" when it comes to new releases, but it feels like folks have been awaiting the National's High Violet with a special excitement, one that's picked up with each…   Read Story »