On Sufjan Stevens follow-up to 2015s ornate and personal Carrie & Lowell, the singer-songwriter returns to his extended electronic compositions. At one hour and twenty minutes The Ascension can feel dense and at times hard to get all the way thru in one sitting, but with patience comes the rewards. Much like Stevens 2010 opus […]Read More Sufjan Stevens : The Ascension
Okay, I’m beat. It was a jam-packed weekend of record store visits, car rides to the big city, good food, incredible live music, and swanky hotel room living. I’ll tell you the short version as I’m tired and ready to sleep for 12 hours. This was Record Store Day weekend. There wasn’t a bunch of […]Read More Good Weekend
Not since Seven Swans has Sufjan Stevens put out such a confessional, introspective, and heartfelt record. Even more, while Seven Swans was heartfelt and confessional, it was a generalization of those feelings of life, loss, and love. Carrie & Lowell is an album of grief pulled straight from Sufjan’s own life. The album is named […]Read More Sufjan Stevens : Carrie & Lowell
Yes folks, another week has passed us. The time card has been hung up for the weekend. Bills have been paid, groceries have been purchased and there’s still some cash left in the till. Feels good to be alive. That’s quite the sentiment, I know. “Feels good to be alive.” You know, who knew that […]Read More Friday, PBR, Sufjan Stevens and reflection.