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A Sufjan Christmas to you all!

I can’t remember whether it was Ed Cook who put me on Sufjan Stevens or where I first noticed his work, but among all his other many, many accomplishments SS has some great Christmas music. Reinterpretations of classics and new songs alike (including “The Worst Christmas Ever“). The complete set, including 5 (FIVE!) different CDs is available for purchase, so order it now! You won’t be disappointed. If you are I will give you a […]

Sufjan Stevens: One of the 37 Under 36

From Smithsonian Magazine Ed Cook put me on to SS and I love his work. He is rightly recognized as a unique and important artist in this month’s Smithsonian (itself a much under-rated magazine). One Man Band The next Bob Dylan? Maybe. Sufjan Stevens’ honest sound and stark lyrics speak volumes to a new generation. And he plays all the instruments By Nic Harcourt Smithsonian magazine, October 2007  

Asthmatic Kitty Records – Sufjan Xmas Stream

Sufjan Stevens is an incredibly talented, if a bit bizarre, musician. Last year Ed Cook (known as Ralph the Sacred River to many of you) put me on to his music and even had a link to a set of three Christmas albums by Sufjan for free download! So I was going to share that link with you. It turns out that Stevens has made two more and is now offering streaming versions and a […]

Sufjan Stevens New Release: The Avalanche

This one is for Ralph: The Avalanche is a new release of out-takes from his Illinois album. From the site: The little secret behind the Illinois record is that it was originally conceived as a double album, culminating in a musical collage of nearly 50 songs. But as the project began to develop into an unwieldy epic, common sense weighed in—as did the opinions of others—and the project was cut in half. But as 2005 […]

Random Notes from 36,000 ft.

We are about an hour out of San Francisco now and I have read an article, watched a movie (Little Miss Sunshine), listened to several podcasts, and watched (on the iPod) the Battelstar Galactica primer that was (is?) a free download from iTunes Store. A few stray and random thoughts have occurred to me along the way and I thought I would mimic one of our Scholars, Adam, and make a list for you. “A […]