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2010s In Review

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

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

The Anniversary

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

Indie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2019 - 10:55 am

More Sufjan Stevens stories

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Hear New Covers Of ‘00s Hits By Death Cab, Sufjan Stevens, & Franz Ferdinand From Hulu’s Looking For Alaska

Seemingly every time we at Stereogum publish a retrospective on some classic album, someone responds, "Fuck, I'm old." But the landmark musical releases of your…
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2019 - 8:34 am

Hear “III” From Sufjan Stevens’ The Decalogue Score

Back in 2017, Justin Peck's ballet The Decalogue premiered at the New York City Ballet with an original score by Sufjan Stevens. It's one of…
Chris DeVille | September 18, 2019 - 3:06 pm

Watch Lucy Dacus & Tomberlin Cover Sufjan Stevens’ “Casimir Pulaski Day”

The Stereogum staff is in Raleigh this week for Hopscotch Music Festival, and we saw a lot of awesome music Thursday as festivities got underway.
Chris DeVille | September 6, 2019 - 9:53 am

Sufjan Stevens Pens Essay About Love For Loving Day

Yesterday was June 12, Loving Day -- a sort of unofficial holiday that celebrates the end of one of America's most noxiously racist policies. On…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2019 - 9:53 am

Sufjan Stevens – “Love Yourself” & “With My Whole Heart”

We're a couple of days away from the beginning of June, which is Pride Month. And to mark the occasion this year, we've just gotten…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2019 - 9:26 am

Preview Sufjan Stevens’ Score For Justin Peck’s New Ballet Principia

One thing about Sufjan Stevens: He loves writing music for ballets. Over the years, Stevens has worked again and again with Justin Peck, the Resident…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2019 - 9:24 am

Sufjan Stevens – “Lonely Man Of Winter”

Back in 2007, in lieu of his standard Christmastime music drop, Sufjan Stevens held the Xmas Song Xchange Contest in which he invited people to…
James Rettig | November 8, 2018 - 8:01 pm

The Week In Pop

Prepare To Be Spooked: It’s Christmas Album Time Again

It's late October, which means we're deep into the most terrifying season of the year: that moment when all kinds of musicians unveil their new…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2018 - 12:40 pm

Watch Angelo De Augustine Play New Single “Time” With Sufjan Stevens

Angelo De Augustine has been quietly kicking out gorgeous folk-pop songs for years, evolving from a careful student of Elliott Smith to a songwriter with…
Chris DeVille | October 16, 2018 - 12:13 pm

Gallant – “TOOGOODTOBETRUE” (Feat. Sufjan Stevens & Rebecca Sugar)

R&B singer Gallant first caught our attention when Sufjan Stevens brought him out to help cover Drake's "Hotline Bling" on tour back when "Hotline Bling"
Peter Helman | September 21, 2018 - 12:04 am

Sufjan Stevens’ The Avalanche Is Finally Coming To Vinyl

Sufjan Stevens' 2005 LP Illinois was one of the biggest releases of his career in terms of raising his profile and accumulating acclaim. It was…
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2018 - 9:11 am

Kendrick Lamar, Sufjan Stevens, Questlove, More Inducted Into The Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts of Sciences announced 928 new members today, illustrating a push for greater diversity in the organization. Marking record highs…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | June 25, 2018 - 5:05 pm
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