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Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Shares ‘Lamentation II,’ Five-Volume Instrumental ‘Convocations’ Album Out 5/6
April 12, 2021
Sufjan Stevens Shares ‘Lamentation II,’ Five-Volume Instrumental ‘Convocations’ Album Out 5/6

Prolific singer/songwriter  Sufjan Stevens has debuted another composition from Convocations, his recently announced five-volume instrumental album project due out May 6 via Asthmatic Kitty Records. “Lamentation II” was shared on Monday and...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Releasing Five-Volume ‘Convocations’ Album 5/6; Stream ‘Meditation V’
April 6, 2021
Sufjan Stevens Releasing Five-Volume ‘Convocations’ Album 5/6; Stream ‘Meditation V’

Prolific singer/songwriter  Sufjan Stevens may have just recently released The Ascension, a sprawling, 15-track album, in late September — but he already has another project in the works, and this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Folks Writhe Around on the Ground in Sufjan Stevens’ New ‘Tell Me You Love Me’ Video (Directed by Luca Guadagnino)
February 12, 2021
Watch Folks Writhe Around on the Ground in Sufjan Stevens’ New ‘Tell Me You Love Me’ Video (Directed by Luca Guadagnino)

There’s something undeniably jarring about the new music video for “Tell Me You Love Me,” a song included in The Ascension, the recent album from Sufjan Stevens. Always one to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: Sufjan Stevens Adds to His Catalog with Sprawling 15-Song Album ‘The Ascension’ (Listen/Buy)
September 25, 2020
Out Now: Sufjan Stevens Adds to His Catalog with Sprawling 15-Song Album ‘The Ascension’ (Listen/Buy)

Listening to an album from Sufjan Stevens can be an emotional experience. The indie-rock/experimental singer/songwriter/producer has built a legacy on unpredictable irreverence and hauntingly beautiful songwriting, and on Friday he...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 9/25: Prince ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Reissue, Sufjan Stevens, Deftones, Steve Hackett, Van Morrison, IDLES, Will Butler
September 21, 2020
New Music Out This Week 9/25: Prince ‘Sign O’ the Times’ Reissue, Sufjan Stevens, Deftones, Steve Hackett, Van Morrison, IDLES, Will Butler

This Friday, Sept. 25 will bring with it some big-name new music releases from major artists — a mix of genres and music eras, including both new material and reissues...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Shares New Song ‘Sugar,’ and Music Video with Rich Choreography — New LP ‘The Ascension’ Out 9/25
September 15, 2020
Sufjan Stevens Shares New Song ‘Sugar,’ and Music Video with Rich Choreography — New LP ‘The Ascension’ Out 9/25

On Sept. 25, celebrated indie/experimental singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens will release a new studio album, and he’s been previewing The Ascension in recent weeks with a series of singles. The latest,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Premieres ‘Video Game,’ Choreographed By and Starring TikTok Star Jalaiah Harmon (Creator of the ‘Renegade’ Dance)
August 13, 2020
Sufjan Stevens Premieres ‘Video Game,’ Choreographed By and Starring TikTok Star Jalaiah Harmon (Creator of the ‘Renegade’ Dance)

Sufjan Stevens is back with another new song, and “Video Game” has a heavily stylized new music video to boot — one featuring Jalaiah Harmon, the viral TikTok star responsible...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New from Sufjan Stevens: Stream ‘My Rajneesh,’ the (10-Minute) B-Side to His New (12-Minute) Single ‘America’
July 10, 2020
New from Sufjan Stevens: Stream ‘My Rajneesh,’ the (10-Minute) B-Side to His New (12-Minute) Single ‘America’

Two songs, 22 minutes. That’s not the sort of thing you’d expect from nearly any musical act, but Sufjan Stevens isn’t just any musical act. The innovative and always creatively...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Returns: Stream ‘America,’ His New 12-and-a-Half-Minute Single
July 3, 2020
Sufjan Stevens Returns: Stream ‘America,’ His New 12-and-a-Half-Minute Single

Just in time for the 4th of July holiday weekend, acclaimed indie/experimental singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens has premiered a new song titled “America.” It’s the first song released from Stevens’ upcoming...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens: New Album ‘The Ascension’ Announced, Single ‘America’ Premiering 7/3
June 30, 2020
Sufjan Stevens: New Album ‘The Ascension’ Announced, Single ‘America’ Premiering 7/3

On Sept. 25, Sufjan Stevens will release his eighth solo album, The Ascension, via Asthmatic Kitty. The record was announced on Tuesday, along with word that the album’s lead single,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens + Lowell Brams’ New Album ‘Aporia’ Released Early, 50% of Proceeds Benefiting Charities Helping Those Affected by COVID-19
March 24, 2020
Sufjan Stevens + Lowell Brams’ New Album ‘Aporia’ Released Early, 50% of Proceeds Benefiting Charities Helping Those Affected by COVID-19

This Friday, March 27, Sufjan Stevens and collaborator/stepfather Lowell Brams were to release Aporia, an experimental new album/project the pair had been working on for a while — but it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Breathtaking Motorcycle Stunts in NYC/Atlanta/Miami Highlight Sufjan Stevens’ New Video for ‘The Runaround’ — Watch
February 19, 2020
Breathtaking Motorcycle Stunts in NYC/Atlanta/Miami Highlight Sufjan Stevens’ New Video for ‘The Runaround’ — Watch

When you think of Sufjan Stevens, you most likely do NOT think of music suited for videos depicting intense motorcycle stunts on the highways and streets of the U.S.A. But...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview ‘Aporia,’ the New Experimental Album from Sufjan Stevens and His Stepfather, Lowell Brams (Out 3/27)
February 5, 2020
Preview ‘Aporia,’ the New Experimental Album from Sufjan Stevens and His Stepfather, Lowell Brams (Out 3/27)

On March 27, eclectic and relentlessly envelope-pushing songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens will release a new record — but Aporia won’t be in the vein of Stevens’ vast catalog of indie/pop soundscapes....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Hear Sufjan Stevens’ Two New Songs Released in Celebration of Pride Month
May 29, 2019
Hear Sufjan Stevens’ Two New Songs Released in Celebration of Pride Month

The month of June will be LGBT Pride Month in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots of 1969 and to bring awareness to the LGBT community around the world. To celebrate...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Recap: Sufjan Stevens at the Hollywood Bowl – A Great Night All Around
August 9, 2016
Recap: Sufjan Stevens at the Hollywood Bowl – A Great Night All Around

On Sunday night, indie king Sufjan Stevens and his nine-piece band of neon-clad backing musicians/dancers took the stage at the Hollywood Bowl to demonstrate just how he’s become one of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sufjan Stevens Bringing His Unpredictable Live Show to the Hollywood Bowl 8/7
July 26, 2016
Sufjan Stevens Bringing His Unpredictable Live Show to the Hollywood Bowl 8/7

On Sunday, August 7, innovative songwriter/musician Sufjan Stevens will headline the Hollywood Bowl alongside Kurt Vile and the Violators and Ibeyi. Stevens’ one-off gig comes a day after he will...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner) Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ for Jimmy Fallon
June 24, 2020
Watch Michael Stipe and Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner) Perform ‘No Time for Love Like Now’ for Jimmy Fallon

“No Time for Love Like Now” is an elegantly arranged and achingly beautiful new song from Michael Stipe, longtime vocalist for R.E.M., and Aaron Dessner of the National, part of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Phoebe Bridgers Releases Anticipated New Album ‘Punisher,’ a Stunning Sophomore Record (Listen)
June 18, 2020
Phoebe Bridgers Releases Anticipated New Album ‘Punisher,’ a Stunning Sophomore Record (Listen)

Singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has earned a strong following since releasing her debut solo album, Stranger in the Alps, in 2017. Today, June 18, Bridgers released its follow-up, Punisher, and her...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)
June 18, 2020
Songs for the Chaos of Life: Phoebe Bridgers Seeks Calm in Uncertainty on New Album ‘Punisher’ (Listen/Review)

On “Chinese Satellite,” a song on her second full-length album, Punisher, Phoebe Bridgers asks a question that doubles as self-critique: I’ve been running around in circles Pretending to be myself...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Listen to ‘No Time for Love Like Now,’ the New Song from Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine (ft. The National’s Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon)
June 11, 2020
Listen to ‘No Time for Love Like Now,’ the New Song from Michael Stipe & Big Red Machine (ft. The National’s Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon)

In late March, as the world became fully immersed in the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shutdowns, Michael Stipe premiered a tender new song titled “No Time for Love Like Now.”...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Out Now: ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ by The 1975 is an Ambitious, Exhausting and Rewarding Adventure (Album Review)
May 21, 2020
Out Now: ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’ by The 1975 is an Ambitious, Exhausting and Rewarding Adventure (Album Review)

The 1975 doesn’t make albums of easy-digestible indie pop/rock, opting instead for sprawling, genre-hopping explorations in grandiosity and excess rooted in the most shimmery of ’80s pop — and the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | September/October Album Reviews
September 11, 2012
September/October Album Reviews

Bob Dylan Ben Folds Five No Doubt Green Day Dave Matthews Band Bob Mould Propagandhi Grizzly Bear Bob Dylan Tempest It’s 2012, and we’re still living on “Desolation Row.” Or...

Rock Cellar Magazine | March Album Reviews
March 11, 2012
March Album Reviews

Bruce Springsteen Michael Brunnock Sinéad O’Connor Pink Floyd Mars Volta Andrew Bird The Cranberries Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball Bruce Springsteen’s 17th studio album, Wrecking Ball, is another solid entry into...