BY Katrina Pallop
on Dec 11, 2012
We’ve just cleared the first week of December, and I’m sure that for some, holiday exhaustion is already rearing its ghastly, tinsel-encrusted, eggnog-stained head. If you’ve already had your fill of the overplayed holiday pop standards that dominate the airwaves this time of year, fear not. There is hope on the horizon.
Sufjan Stevens, everyone’s favorite musical Michigander (or mine, at least), has just released a new Christmas rap mixtape called Chopped and Scrooged. Read More
BY Kelly McClure
on Nov 16, 2010
I love taking someone who has never previously had the pleasure to their first Sufjan Stevens show. Naturally, one would assume that his performances are pretty much all about emotional banjo songs and tender moments, and while there were a few of those at his show at the Beacon Theatre the other night, there were also projection screens, light up costumes, balloon drops, beach balls, and dancing. Dancing? Yup, boy's got some moves.
Sufjan opened with a plugged-in version of "Seven Swans" and went on to perform mostly new material from his latest album, The Age of Adz. Read More