VIDEO: Sufjan Stevens “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”

November 13th, 2012 · Comments Off on VIDEO: Sufjan Stevens “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”

I hate seeing anything Christmas related until after Thanksgiving. The neighbors who put up Christmas decorations prior to that day are gauche, tactless people. And here comes Sufjan with his guaranteed-to-make-you-cry interpretation of “I’ll be Home for Christmas” way before Christmas should even enter our consciousness. And this version is depressing as hell, so how’s […]

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Visualizing Sufjan’s Illinoise

June 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Visualizing Sufjan’s Illinoise

I’m such a sucker for things like this. “This project visualizes lyrics, instrumentation, notes, patterns, and word usage.” Time to listen to some Sufjan. (via)

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Listen to classic rock? You’re probably dumb.

March 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Guardian has been on a roll this week. Today Steven Wells has a piece on the correlation of your music taste and your intelligence. The results, uhh, slightly irked Mr. Wells, but the fountain of gold that spewed forth had me tearing up with laughter. To distill the results: turns out if you fancy […]

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