Tagged: Sufjan Stevens


The Long-Awaited Arthur Russell Tribute Album Is Coming

Unsure whether to shake, scream, laugh, or cry about this, but the long-awaited tribute album to the inimitable Arthur Russell, he of the immediately recognizable raw voice and untimely death of AIDS, has finally announced … read more »

POSTED July 15, 2014 4:40PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,

Sufjan Stevens Scores New Justin Peck Ballet

On October 5th, 24-year-old New York City Ballet choreographer Justin Peck and Sufjan Stevens will unveil a new ballet called “Year of the Rabbit” at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater. We’re not sure what … read more »

POSTED September 21, 2012 1:00PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Sufjan Stevens, “Futile Devices (Shigeto Remix)” MP3

Well this is fairly unexpected. Shigeto, whose mini-LP, Lineage, was released last month on Ghostly, has remixed Sufjan Stevens’ 2010 song “Futile Devices.” Which is an interesting decision for any number of reasons—Sufjan Stevens, 2010, … read more »

POSTED February 24, 2012 12:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

By The Numbers: The Roots’ Undun

In By The Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits and primary colors. This week, we look at The Roots’ 11th studio album Undun. It’s a concept … read more »

POSTED December 13, 2011 3:33PM IN BY THE NUMBERS, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , ,

The Tripwire: YOUTH

Last Friday, verb/re/verb curated a YOUTH mixtape of teenage artists covering songs that shaped their childhoods not long past. The first track, by Teenage Reverb, is a wordless Backstreet Boys cover. Their take on “Get … read more »

POSTED January 31, 2011 4:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , , ,
1258. Man at the Museum of Modern Art 11-8-2010

Jason Polan Is Still Drawing Every Person In New York

It’s been over two years now: the moment has come to pat Jason Polan on the back. In between handwriting emails, maintaining The 53rd Street Biological Society and the Taco Bell Drawing Club, Polan has … read more »

POSTED November 17, 2010 6:30PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS: ,

The Tripwire: Sufjan Stevens Once Again Makes a Fine Case for the Album

A bit lost in the shuffle of our collective CMJ hangover last week was the (slightly anticlimactic) ending to the Sufjan Stevens/Asthmatic Kitty versus Amazon saga. Sufjan’s sixth proper album, The Age of Adz, debuted … read more »

POSTED October 27, 2010 6:30PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

Who's Stoked About Touring? Sufjan.

Who’s happy to be alive? Sufjan. One more priceless press shot and some North American tour dates after the leap! 


Sufjan Stevens Working On New Record With The National

Yesterday, we saw actual proof The Strokes were playing live shows as a seemingly functional band. Today, The National’s Bryce Dessner brings promises Sufjan is working on his new album in their studio. While Sufjan … read more »

POSTED June 11, 2010 12:09PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: ,

The National Play Letterman, Take Sufjan Along for the Ride

Wow. And to think that people find this band boring :( :( :( :( :(