Tag: Sufjan Stevens

The Best Songs of 2020

10 tracks that make the best of a chaotic year.

Sufjan Stevens, “The Ascension”

“The Ascension” is an unrelenting release that asks a lot of its listeners, but it gives back plenty as well.

Sounds Like Christmas: The 2018 Holiday Playlist

’Tis the season to search tirelessly for Christmas and holiday songs that won’t drive you and yours completely crazy. Not to worry—FLOOD has it handled for ya.

PREMIERE: The Silver Lake Chorus Greet “Sister Winter” in New Video

The LA group take on Sufjan Stevens’s frosty classic.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Panorama (7/22–24/2016)

Coachella goes east.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Pitchfork Music Festival (7/15–17/2016)

Sufjan Stevens, Savages, Blood Orange, and more keep it 100 at Union Park.

Lift Off: Pitchfork Fest Gets Jazzy and Transcendent

Sun Ra’s Arkestra formed the spiritual center of the eleventh edition of the Chicago music festival.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Coachella Weekend One (4/15–17/2016)

Let’s play two.

WATCH: Ease into Your Monday with Coachella Weekend One Video Highlights

Run the Jewels, Sufjan Stevens, Mavis Staples, and more lit up the desert this weekend.

Gallant, “Ology”

“Ology,” twenty-four-year-old Gallant’s debut LP, makes the wait for Frank Ocean’s new album much easier to take.

Outside Lands 2016 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, and Lionel Richie (?) Headline

Ranger Dave is inviting everyone back into Golden Gate Park from August 5–7.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of February 22–26, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

LISTEN: Sufjan Stevens Takes Us Back to “Chicago” on Just-Released Demo

It’s the fourth version of the Illinois track Sufjan has released.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of January 4–8, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

WATCH: Sufjan Stevens and Gallant Duet on “Blue Bucket of Gold” for “In the Room”

Spotify’s new live performance series brings together the recent tourmates for a take on the “Carrie & Lowell” closer.

Welcome to the Jungle: Coachella 2016 Lineup Announced

Once again, no Bowie.

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Our Favorite Songs

We moved, we grooved, we were soothed.

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#25–5)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. 2015 has been rough in a lot of ways, but it’s been an incredible time for music….

LISTEN: Sufjan Stevens Remixes “Carrie & Lowell” Closer “Blue Bucket of Gold”

Raise your red flag.

FLOOD’s 10 Best Records of 2015 (So Far)

From the emergence of the new hip-hop King to the reemergence of the experimental soundscape Queen, the first half of the year has been as unpredictable as it has been excellent.

LIVE: Sufjan Stevens is Trying to Break Your Heart (6/4/2015)

“Carrie & Lowell” live is a beautiful bummer.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of April 13–17, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

Sufjan Stevens, “Carrie & Lowell”

Stevens paints a complicated and startlingly intimate portrait of his relationship with his mother, whom he only addressed by first name.

LISTEN: Sufjan Stevens Releases Delicate New Track “Should Have Known Better”

Grab a box of tissues and have a good cry.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of February 16–20, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

LISTEN: Sufjan Stevens Unveils Whispery New Single, “No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross”

“Carrie & Lowell” is out March 31 on Stevens’s own label, Asthmatic Kitty Records.

Sufjan Stevens Announces New Record, “Carrie & Lowell,” Releases Album Trailer

Stevens’s seventh studio album will be released March 31 on Asthmatic Kitty

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#25–5)

15. Björk — Vulnicura (ONE LITTLE INDIAN) Sure, Vulnicura is a breakup record, but Björk would never do anything so insipid as whine about a broken…

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