New York City Ballet to premiere work with music by Sufjan Stevens
New York-based dancer and choreographer Justin Peck will debut a new ballet entitled 'Year of The Rabbit' on October 5th, which will be set to 30 minutes of music from Sufjan Stevens. The ballet, which takes place at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater, will feature eighteen dancers, with music being performed live from the house orchestra. Stevens will make newly recorded orchestral compositions from the 2009 LP Run Rabbit Run, which itself was a reworking of the 2001 Sufjan record, Enjoy Your Rabbit.
The schedule for 'Year of the Rabbit' can be seen here.
Welcome to the second part of our 'End of Year' features for 2010. Today we'll be looking at our favourite EPs that have been released in the last twelve months. Maybe it's a sign of the times, but often or not it was our miniature buddies that provided the most amount of joy over the last year and although we've never compiled a 'best of' list for EPs, this year certainly seems like a good place to start. Below you'll find our 45 (don't ask) favourite EPs of 2010, in no pa... (continued) [read more]
Following all the rumours that Sufjan Stevens would be releasing a new Christmas album this year, the Michigan man has announced that he'll be releasing Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas, Vols. 6-10 this November. [read more]
Danielson a.k.a. Danielson Famile a.k.a. Brother Danielson have announced the release of their new album, Best of Gloucester County, the follow to their critically acclaimed 2006 album Ships. The album, which features Sufjan Stevens and Jens Lekman is set for release on March 14th 2011 via Fire Records. Tracklisting: 1. Complimentary Dismemberment Insurance 2. This Day Is A Loaf 3. Grow Up 4. Lil Norge 5. But I Don't Wanna Sing About Guitars 6. People's Partay 7. O... (continued) [read more]