Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens On Art, The Internet, And, Yes, The 50 States Project

I recently sat down with Sufjan Stevens at the Diner on 9th Avenue in Manhattan to talk about the release of The BQE CD/DVD for…
Brandon Stosuy | December 1, 2009 - 1:32 pm
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Is Sufjan Done With The 50 States Project?

In an interview with Paste Stevens said "the whole premise [of the project] was such a joke," a joke maybe he took too seriously: "I…
Brandon Stosuy | November 5, 2009 - 11:10 am
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Paste’s 50 Best Albums Of The Decade

The decade recounting started with Pitchfork handing top honors to Kid A and Uncut lusting after Jack White. Now it's Paste's turn to list their…
Brandon Stosuy | November 2, 2009 - 12:20 pm
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Sufjan Plans Song-Based LP For Next Year

Or, as Stevens puts it, "I'm trying to dissuade any kind of conceptual framework and just write music, love songs, pop songs, and just forget…
Brandon Stosuy | October 23, 2009 - 2:28 pm
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Sufjan Is Having A Creative Crisis

While he makes it clear he's not retiring, Stevens does say he's "sick of [his] conceptual ideas" and wondering what his songs mean in light…
Amrit Singh | October 14, 2009 - 2:46 pm
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Sufjan Interviews Cryptacize

Stevens is "star struck," but manages a Q&A with current tour/band-mate Nedelle Torrisi -- "her exotic Italian pout, her '80s housewife attire" -- covering Judas…
Brandon Stosuy | October 9, 2009 - 12:28 pm
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Sufjan Stevens/Cryptacize @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn 10/6/09

Recently Sufjan revealed he's "at a point where I no longer have a deep desire to share my music with anyone, having spent many years…
Amrit Singh | October 7, 2009 - 9:17 am
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New Sufjan Stevens – “There’s Too Much Love”/”Age Of Adz”/”Impossible Souls” (Live In Ithaca)

Scott tells me that when he lived in Ithaca the only live music there was ska. Well, now the live music includes expansive glitch-y songs…
Brandon Stosuy | September 25, 2009 - 12:58 pm
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Sufjan Stevens Talks Songwriting With Shannon Stephens

As he does from time to time, Sufjan Stevens has upped his thoughts on a new Asthmatic Kitty signing. This time it's an interview that…
Brandon Stosuy | September 25, 2009 - 9:59 am
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ATP NY 2009: Wayne’s World

Our second year at Kutsher's was rainier than the first, but that didn't matter so much to us or, seemingly, the other attendees: If anything,…
Brandon Stosuy | September 14, 2009 - 10:42 am
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Sufjan Singing Seven Swans Saturday

ATP NY organizers have announced Stevens will perform Seven Swans in its entirety this weekend at Kutshers. Also, last-minute cash-only day and weekend tickets are…
Brandon Stosuy | September 10, 2009 - 9:25 am
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New Sufjan Stevens Video – “Interlude I – Dream Sequence In Subi Circumnavigation” (From The BQE)

After its initial three-night run at BAM and the subsequent DVD's brief trailer, you're likely more than familiar with Sufjan Stevens The BQE. Stevens will…
Brandon Stosuy | September 9, 2009 - 12:58 pm
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New Osso – “Enjoy Your Rabbit” (Stereogum Premiere)

As we mentioned, it was Bryce Dessner who first approached Sufjan Stevens about re-arranging the 2001 Chinese Zodiac song cycle Run Rabbit Run for the…
Brandon Stosuy | August 14, 2009 - 12:51 pm
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Sufjan & Cryptacize Announce Fall Tour

There's been some action in camp Sufjan lately, though much of it's a retread/revisiting of past material. Good news, then, that the man's hitting smaller…
Brandon Stosuy | August 10, 2009 - 12:19 pm
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Sufjan Stevens’ The BQE Trailer, Release Info

After announcing the release of Run Rabbit Run remix album and an ATP NY appearance, we have more news from camp Stevens, though it's still…
Brandon Stosuy | July 21, 2009 - 12:24 pm
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Sufjan, SFA Added To ATP NY

Sufjan Stevens, who should stop being so lazy and put out Welcome To New Jersey, Fuggedaboutit! already, will play his first proper US show in…
Scott Lapatine | July 10, 2009 - 10:51 am
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Sufjan Stevens Readies Run Rabbit Run Remix Record

It's not a collection of new material. Entirely. Some time ago, Bryce Dessner approached Stevens about re-arranging his 2001 electronic song cycle Enjoy Your Rabbit
Brandon Stosuy | July 9, 2009 - 11:41 am
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Sufjan’s Song For Sofia Coppola

Before Sufjan Stevens became who he is today, he was a nerdy college kid stuffing pillows and sheets into the air vents so folks couldn't…
Brandon Stosuy | April 24, 2009 - 11:40 am
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Clogs/Bell Orchestre With The Brooklyn Philharmonic, Sufjan Stevens & My Brightest Diamond @ BAM, Brooklyn 2/26/09

A few weeks ago rumors swirled about some Very Special Secret Guests slated to appear at last night's Shuffle Mode special at BAM. So you…
Amrit Singh | February 27, 2009 - 11:57 am
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New Buck 65 – “Blood Pt. 2″

To create "Blood Pt. 2," Buck 65 used Sufjan Stevens' epic take on the Castanets' "You Are The Blood" as a base/starting point and then…
Brandon Stosuy | February 5, 2009 - 12:21 pm
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