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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

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

The Week In Pop

The Oscars And Pop Music Have Fallen Out Of Touch

Movie music is pop music. Maybe the cinema and the stereo aren't connected like they used to be, but two months into 2018, blockbuster soundtracks…
Chris DeVille | March 1, 2018 - 3:23 pm

More Sufjan Stevens stories

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

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

New Video Game Captain Spirit Based On Sufjan Stevens’ “Death With Dignity”

Sufjan Stevens' Carrie & Lowell track "Death With Dignity" served as one of the main inspirations for the upcoming video game The Awesome Adventures Of
James Rettig | June 11, 2018 - 4:40 pm

PEOPLE Collective Launches Website With Tons Of New Music From Justin Vernon, The Dessner Brothers, & More

PEOPLE is an artist collective where Justin Vernon and the Dessner brothers serve as the ringleaders. There's a festival component, which takes place in Berlin…
James Rettig | June 5, 2018 - 5:59 pm

Watch Sufjan Stevens’ Live From Here Performance Including The Live Debuts Of “Tonya Harding” & “Visions Of Gideon”

Last week Sufjan Stevens performed four songs and a hymn for the Chris Thile-hosted variety radio show Live From Here. Today we see the footage…
Julia Gray | April 24, 2018 - 9:13 pm
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