Sufjan Stevens @ ATP NY (more by Ryan Muir)
Sufjan Stevens

"When Illinois and Late Registration placed #1 and #2 in Pitchfork's Top Albums of 2005 list, some took it as symbolic, a situation in which a hip-hop record that catered to every single rockist habit in the book still played runner-up to our precious lily-livered indie rock. But they're a hell of a lot closer than they look: each a staggeringly ambitious, lushly orchestrated big-top extravaganza whose ringleader mixes in frivolous tall tales and Chicago civic pride with heavy meditations on God, mortality, and love, all to suffer criticisms about too many tracks, too many interludes, and too many French horns." [Pitchfork's Top 200 Albums of the 2000s]

Sufjan Stevens & Cryptacize in NYC
2009-10-04, Sunday @ Bowery Ballroom
2009-10-05, Monday @ Bowery Ballroom
2009-10-06, Tuesday @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg
2009-10-07, Wednesday @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg

Some videos from other recent Sufjan shows, including footage of a new song, below...

Sufjan Stevens - John Wayne Gacy, Jr. (Toronto - Oct. 1/09)

Sufjan Stevens - All The Trees of the Field WIll Clap Their Hands

Sufjan Stevens - The Mistress Witch from McClure @ Cabaret JPR Montreal

Sufjan Stevens - John Wayne Gacy Jr @ Cabaret JPR Montreal

Sufjan Stevens- Impossible Souls from Castaways in Ithaca 9/23/09

Sufjan Stevens- Age of Adz from Castaways in Ithaca 9/23/09

Sufjan Stevens- There's Too Much Love from Castaways in Ithaca 9/23/09

Sufjan Stevens- John Wayne Gacy Jr. from Castaways in Ithaca 9/23/09