As the sun set and the light installations were turned on for the evening, it seemed as if the entire hipster delegation from Surry Hills journeyed to the Sydney Opera House to witness what would be one of the most peculiar concerts this year.
These days Sufjan Stevens gives the impression of being a very troubled soul. First it was the existential crisis he endured around the time of the release of The BQE, two years ago, and now it seems he may have been brought to the brink of a nervous breakdown during a viewing of the Wes
Sufjan Stevens is contributing songs to a new documentary about four self-taught ‘outsider’ musicians. The documentary, entitled Make, was the inspiration behind Stevens’ most recent studio album, The Age Of Adz, which came out in 2010. As Pitchfork tells us, the film was directed by Scott Ogden and Malcolm Hearn, and profiles a quartet of
Last year news emerged that an interesting project was afoot, organised by the blog On Joyful Wings. The idea was a song-for-song cover of Sufjan Stevens’ 2004 album, Seven Swans. Well, the album is now about to get its release, as Pitchfork explains. The album comes out through Bandcamp and proceeds go to the Susan
I had always labelled Sufjan Stevens as a lo-fi indie pop artist in the same category as Elliot Smith or Iron & Wine. Tonight I discovered he is much more than that simple tag. He is a complex musician and artist and has evolved over the years to lean towards more avant garde/ experimental styles
With Sufjan Steven‘s first two shows already selling out, Sydney Festival have just announced a third and final show for the orchestral pop wizard on January 29th at the State Theatre. The shows that will see Sufjan showcasing songs of his new album The Age of Adz as well as work from his extensive back-catalog,
Sufjan Stevens is coming back, and apparently he’s bring the whole band along for some luscious orchestral/electronic/folk/whatever-the-fuck-he-can-think-of pop to our fair shores in February. According to an article in The Adelaide Advertiser on upcoming events, Mr Steven will be bringing ‘his indie folk-pop style and a full band including woodwind, brass and choir, to the
Way back when Sufjan Stevens came down and played us a great show for the Sydney Festival