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  1. Eight new holiday albums reviewed: Kenny Rogers, Kylie Minogue and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Like Martin, Pop and Sinatra's ghost, the music does its best. For her! For Kylie! Indie singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens loves this time of year so much that he's recorded several annual EPs of Yuletide songs. The Dap-Kings and their queen, Sharon ...


  2. Sufjan Stevens to release 10-year anniversary edition of 'Illinois'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Come on, feel the Illinoise - or rather, listen to it: Sufjan Stevens is releasing a 10-year anniversary edition of his 2005 Illinois-themed album this spring. The new edition of the LP will feature audio from a recently remastered version of Illinois and updated cover art by original Illinois cover artist Divya Srinivasan.


  3. The Art for Sufjan Stevens' 10th Anniversary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Spin

    Sufjan Stevens' landmark album Illinois almost got the multi-instrumentalist in a bit of super-sized legal trouble, but he's getting the last laugh a decade later. The original art for the 2005 release contained an illustration of Superman , who was included because his fictional stomping ground Metropolis was modeled after Chicago.


  4. Happening nearby: Trinity Lutheran hosts Aaron Strumpel concert SundayRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | My Edmonds

    ... here. Strumpel, who according to a review in "Mind Equals Blown," flies under the radar but is likened to Sufjan Stevens makes easy listening of the acoustic guitar. Over the past eight years, Strumpel, an indie musician has recorded six solo full ...


  5. Trinity Lutheran Church hosts singer/songwriter Sunday, Nov. 22Read the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | My Edmonds

    Strumpel, who according to a review in "Mind Equals Blown" flies under the radar but is likened to Sufjan Stevens makes easy listening of the acoustic guitar. Over the past eight years, Strumpel, an indie musician has recorded six solo full length albums, five solo EPs, six collaborative full length albums, and two collaborative EPs.


  6. Bon Iver Announce 2016 Tour Dates; Make Comeback Starting in AsiaRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    ... performance boasted a duo of surprising fresh tracks which included artists like Spoon and Polica, Low and Sufjan Stevens. The two untitled songs were captured in fan shot footage and swiftly uploaded to the Internet. In a more recent interview with ...


  7. R.I.P. Damien DeRose of Peasant, 1985-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... arrangements, lyrics of personal introspection, and a voice that was delicate and captivating. It channeled Sufjan Stevens, Jackson Browne, Elliott Smith and Simon & Garfunkel, putting DeRose on the radar of All Songs Considered, Paste , Daytrotter ...


  8. 2015 - Best of the Year, Month by Month: MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | For the eardrums

    ... You" and "Can't stop thinking about you" are really, really good. Very 70s inspired. Classic songwriting. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell What an amazing album this is! Gold from start to finish, and it is probably one of my absolute favourites ...


  9. Music For HealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | National Public Radio

    Clockwise from upper left: Sufjan Stevens, Oumou Sangare, Sigur Ros, Alejandra Deheza of School For Seven Bells Courtesy of the artists hide caption Music can provide a space for healing, feeling and thought. Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, including at a show in that city's Bataclan concert hall, we were compelled to play music with a meditative tone, songs that allow space and time for reflection.


  10. Rough Trade Shops list their Top 100 LPs of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Brooklynvegan

    ... - High 9) Romare - Projections 10) Jamie XX - In Colour 11) John Grant - Grey Tickles, Black Pressure 12) Sufjan Stevens - Carrie and Lowell 13) Tame Impala - Currents 14) Nadine Shah - Fast Food 15) Wand - Golem 16) Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a ...


  11. American Beauty: Snapshots Of The National In TransitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Stereogum

    ... Dessner is working on tonight's setlist. His brother, Bryce (also guitar), mills around outside, hanging with Sufjan Stevens, then Justin Vernon, then Spoon frontman Britt Daniel. Bassist Scott Devendorf has to choose their walk-on song; he's ...


  12. Heading upstream: Dive in with the Great Lake Swimmers' music as the band makes a stop in GRRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 |

    ... - occupying that large space between country and rock music - akin to the sound of The New Pornographers or Sufjan Stevens, to whom they've been compared. On Nov. 20, Great Lake Swimmers will perform at the Literary Ladies Club. Ken Heffner, ...


  13. Your Weekend To Do ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    "Fourth of July," the centerpiece of Sufjan Stevens' latest album - the stripped-down, Elliott Smith-esque Carrie & Lowell - is as intimate and revealing as anything in the crafty singer/songwriter's songbook. It's about Stevens' long-estranged mother, the "Carrie" from the album's title, who died of stomach cancer in 2012.


  14. RnB Up-and-Comer Gallant Sits Down With KCSB FMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | KCSB-FM Santa Barbara

    Gallant is currently on tour, opening for Sufjan Stevens. Gallant is signed to Mind of a Genius record label, which also reps ZHU.


  15. Sufjan Stevens Makes His First Miami Show a Memorable OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Miami New Times

    Sufjan Stevens loves themes. Over the years he's made two albums about states , two box sets of Christmas music , an ode to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway , and two albums centered around the Chinese zodiac and the Bible The latter, Seven Swans , contains many Christian themes that perpetually appear in his music.


  16. Preview: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night SweatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    ... those eggshell strums and woebegone vocals get heavy on the ears. Imagine the toll on the touring musicians; Sufjan Stevens and Joanna Newsom need to meet in the Midwest for a cleansing Ike and Tina revue. Former folkie Nathaniel Rateliff spent a ...


  17. Sufjan StevensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 7 | Miami New Times

    It seems the world just can't get enough of Sufjan Stevens. After completing a North American spring tour earlier this year in support of his latest album, Carrie & Lowell - in which Stevens explores the dark aftermath of his mother's death - the indie folk singer announced the second leg of his tour, which took him overseas to Europe.


  18. Live Music: Sufjan Stevens; Boring Portals; Livy Conner; Oh HellosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Charleston City Paper

    ... enough, but the songwriting pair soon realized that their fans were drawn to the songs that bring to mind a Sufjan Stevens-esque introspective quality. Maggie says, "I think because we are siblings there is a bit of 'But I don't want to talk to you ...


  19. Sufjan Stevens Makes Long-Awaited Miami DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Miami New Times

    Singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens' catalog of sound stretches far - from the electro-based The Age of Adz to the detail-laden Come On Feel the Illinoise . He's been creating something near orchestral with each album for more than a decade.


  20. B-Sides: Mother FalconRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Tucson Weekly

    Club Congress likes to play host to a range of genres and styles of music, as we all know, but Monday, Nov. 9 will bring something a little classier to the downtown venue. Led by the brilliant cellists in both Mother Falcon and Ben Sollee, you can expect lush, bright and intricate music in the style of classical-meets-indie composers like Owen Pallett, Andrew Bird, Sufjan Stevens and Kishi Bashi.