Sufjan Stevens

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The Anniversary

The Age Of Adz Turns 10

Is there a big-ticket indie album from the 2010s as confounding and divisive as The Age Of Adz? Sufjan Stevens’ sixth full-length -- which turns…
Larry Fitzmaurice | October 12, 2020 - 9:10 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Sufjan Stevens The Ascension

"Is it all for nothing?" Sufjan Stevens cries out. "Is it all part of a plan?" This anguished outburst arrives about halfway through The Ascension,…
Chris DeVille | September 23, 2020 - 12:50 pm


The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

More Sufjan Stevens stories

Sufjan Stevens Once Turned Down A Meeting With Rick Rubin About Working Together

As you may have heard, a new Sufjan Stevens album is out today -- his first proper solo LP since 2015's Carrie & Lowell. The
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2020 - 2:54 pm

Sufjan Stevens – “Sugar”

It's been more than five years since Sufjan Stevens released his last proper solo album, the hushed and ghostly acoustic lament Carrie & Lowell. That…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2020 - 9:08 am

Sufjan Stevens – “Video Game”

Next month, Sufjan Stevens will return with The Ascension, his first proper album since 2015's Carrie & Lowell. Stevens has already shared "America," the massive…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2020 - 9:12 am

Mina Tindle – “Give A Little Love” (Feat. Sufjan Stevens)

French folk-pop singer Mina Tindle, aka Pauline de Lassus Saint-Geniès, previewed her new album Sister last month with a pair of early singles, "Lion" and…
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2020 - 10:11 am

Sufjan Stevens – “My Rajneesh”

Last week, Sufjan Stevens announced a new album called The Ascension, which will be out in September. A couple days later, we got its 12-minute-long…
James Rettig | July 10, 2020 - 12:06 am

Sufjan Stevens – “America”

Sufjan Stevens may never have been serious about making an album for all 50 states, but the man still has thoughts on the Union. He…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2020 - 9:14 am

Sufjan Stevens Announces New Album The Ascension

Sufjan Stevens makes music all the time. Earlier this year, for instance, Stevens and his stepfather Lowell Brams collaborated on an ambient instrumental LP called…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2020 - 9:27 am

Mina Tindle – “Lions” & “Belle Pénitence”

In the first half of the '10s, the Parisian songwriter Pauline De Lassus started a project called Mina Tindle. Her first two albums, 2012's Taranta
Ryan Leas | June 17, 2020 - 12:16 pm

Angelo De Augustine – “Santa Barbara” (Feat. Sufjan Stevens)

Angelo De Augustine has shared a new single, "Santa Barbara," which he worked on with Sufjan Stevens. It's not the first time that the two…
James Rettig | April 21, 2020 - 10:53 am

Stream Sufjan Stevens & Lowell Brams’ New Album Aporia A Few Days Early

Aporia is a new collaborative album between Sufjan Stevens and his stepfather Lowell Brams. It was originally supposed to come out this Friday (3/27), but…
James Rettig | March 23, 2020 - 3:04 pm

HAIM, Dua Lipa, Willie Nelson, & Sufjan Stevens Among Artists Moving Album Release Dates Amid Pandemic

COVID-19 is impacting the music industry in a lot of different ways. Tours are cancelled, which means that the album release dates they were tied…
James Rettig | March 23, 2020 - 11:56 am

Sufjan Stevens & Lowell Brams – “Climb That Mountain”

Next week, Sufjan Stevens will release an album of New Age instrumentals called Aporia with Lowell Brams, his stepfather and longtime partner in the record…
Chris DeVille | March 11, 2020 - 9:48 am

Sufjan Stevens & Lowell Brams – “The Runaround” Video

Five years after he released the devastating Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens is still in side-project city. Next month, he'lll release a new album, but…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2020 - 9:24 am
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