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Sufjan Stevens + Cold Specks: 12 April 2015 - Hartford, CT (Photos)

Sufjan Stevens' Carrie and Lowell tour presents some of his most personal stories in a special, intimate performance.

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Sufjan Stevens Shone With Sorrowful Genius at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music

Stevens goes for a transformative, pensive, and atmospheric live presentation. Ultimately, that’s what makes his artistry so one-of-a-kind and invaluable.

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Sufjan Stevens: Carrie & Lowell

Nearly five years after his last studio effort, Sufjan Stevens brings us a quiet meditation on grief.

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11 Sufjan Stevens Songs to Get Ready For His Comeback

Sufjan Stevens recently announced his first solo album in five years, Carrie & Lowell. This list of 11 of the best songs in his eclectic catalog is sure to get you back in the Sufjan mood.

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Art Endures, Capitalism Degenerates: The Evolving Career of Amanda Palmer

The arts have always suffered and survived in times of economic depression. Amanda Palmer has forged a career that has not only weathered the recession, but rejects the received wisdom of the music industry. Is she an exception to the rule, or an example other artists should follow?

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Apparat: The Devil’s Walk

The German electronic musician and erstwhile member of Moderat returns with a warmer, softer edge than contemporaries like James Blake.

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Curtain Speech: An Interview with DM Stith

After My Brightest Diamond loaned him some recording software and he sold his first-ever Sufjan Stevens CD well before he started playing with him, DM Stith finally is coming into his own ...

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Sufjan Stevens: 7 May 2010 - Berlin

Team Sufjan convinced the shy German crowd to rise, dance, and sing along, despite the show being in an old, seated theater house.

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Late Fall New Music Playlist

New releases plus a trip to a music festival gives plenty of options for a playlist

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Top Ten Tracks for Your Holiday Playlist

Weary of Bing Crosby singing “White Christmas” for the 567th time? Here's an alternate selection of songs to consider spinning during the holiday season.

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Sufjan Stevens: The Age of Adz

The Age of Adz is occasionally transfixing, but overall inconsistent.

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Frontier Ruckus: Deadmalls and Nightfalls

Deadmalls and Nightfalls is a musical map to the psyches of its performers. You will want to know the words by heart to sing under the haze of summer starlight.

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Cars & Trains: The Roots, The Leaves

Sounding like a mixture between indie darlings Sufjan Stevens and Why?, Cars & Trains creates a lush and textured environment full of idiosyncratic lyrics and a sense of melancholia that charms its way into your life.

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“So You Think You Can Pong”: 13.Jan.2010 - New York

826NYC, otherwise known as the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co, is a non-profit center that encourages children to develop their creative writing skills.  It is

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Sufjan Stevens: Run Rabbit Run + The BQE (CD/DVD)

Two wonderfully orchestral, conceptual albums: Osso re-arranging Sufjan, the other Sufjan re-arranging the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Caution: May require ritlin.

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Lowell Brams Music for Insomnia (Asthmatic Kitty) Releasing: 8 December Sufjan Stevens has been busy lately, debuting new music and giving old projects a resplendent release,

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30 Sep 2009 // 11:42 AM

Some classical music questions never die, chief among them: how to translate this strictly audio art, whose power and mystery comes from its invisibility, for

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There was a time a few years ago when Sufjan Stevens, if he gerrymandered a district in such a way as to include music fans

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Sufjan Stevens The BQE (Asthmatic Kitty) Releasing: 20 October Sufjan Stevens’ Brooklyn-Queens Expressway-inspired multimedia performance, The BQE, a pastiche of film, music, and hula-hooping, only graced

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: the innocence mission

Pop Heroism, One Song at a Time

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

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"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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