Denny RenshawSufjan StevensIf you take in Sufjan Stevens' shows in Los Angeles this weekend expecting some warm-and-fuzzy orchestral pop from a banjo-toting folkie, you've got another thing coming. In fact, dancing shoes may be in order. Stevens' newest album The Age of Adz is full of insist ... More >>
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JonsiFans who witnessed Jónsi in the 93-degree heat at the Outdoor Theatre at Coachella in April fairly swooned over the Sigur Rós frontman's gorgeously orchestrated pop-prog anthems. Those people ain't seen nothin' yet. The falsetto-wielding singer-guitarist is touring behind his solo alb ... More >>
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