Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Sufjan Stevens Live

A singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Sufjan Stevens started his venture in the music world as a member of Marzuki, a folk-rock band based in Holland, MI. Following the release of two full-length albums with the group, Stevens decided to go solo in late 1999, investing fully in a career that was waiting to shine by itself. During subsequent months, Stevens moved to New York City, where he continued dedicating himself full-time to his solo recordings. Sun Came, his debut album, appeared in 2000, confirming his superior musical command, complex instrumentation, and sparkling melodies. The promotion of the disc included playing on the road with the Danielson Famile, with whom he began regularly working. Enjoy Your Rabbit, his second album, hit record stores in 2001, underlining once more his unusual instrumentation and excellent compositions. In addition to his solo work, Stevens also offered his contribution to the album 1942 for Soul-Junk, on which he participated amply as a multi-instrumental musician. While preparing a new collection of songs, Stevens appeared on several benefit compilation discs including Seen/Unseen, which featured Frank Black, Giant Sand, and 16 Horsepower. 2003 saw the release of Greetings From Michigan: The Great Lakes State, a fifteen-track conceptual piece, produced and performed by Stevens -- he played over twenty instruments -- that placed his home state under the writer's microscope. Despite the record's narrowed focus, it was among the best reviewed that year and made many critic's year-end lists. In 2004, Stevens released his follow-up, Seven Swans, which was produced by Danielson Famile mastermind Daniel Smith. He returned to his ambitious "states" project in 2005 with Illinois.

Sufjan Stevens - Live At Calvin College 9-12-05

I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness - All Harm Ends Here !!!
Mates Of State - Bring It Back !!!
The Crimea - Tragedy Rocks !!!
The Olivia Tremor Control - Dusk At Cubist Castle !!!
Pilotdrift - Water Sphere !!!
The Cinematic Underground - Annasthesia !!!
The Shortwave Set - Is It Any Wonder (CDS)
Early Day Miners - All Harm Ends Here
Sweek - The Shooting Star's Sigh
Projektor - Red Wolf Glass
Head Automatica - Decadence
Emery - The Question + The Weak's End
Fall Out Boy - From Under The Cork Tree
The Killers - Hot Fuss
Panic! At The Disco - A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Hawthorne Heights - The Silence In Black And White
Chiodos - All's Well That Ends Well
Al Peco - Bled Hard Concept
8 Mile - OST
Lim - Enfant Du Ghetto
The Game - Who Got Game The Mixtape
Spin Doctors - Pocket Full Of Kryptonite
Queen - The Greatest Hits
The Meters - Rejuvenation
+ Betty Davis, Aerosmith, James Hollingworth, etc.
The Adventures Of Bob And Doug MCKenzie: Strange Brew - OST


Anonymous Will said...

the first link isn't working :(

12:05 AM  
Blogger Ziggy said...

It seems to work fine, just copy and paste the adress to your browser.

10:25 AM  
Anonymous Will said...

haha. i swear it wasn't working when i tried it. maybe i'm crazy. i got it now. thanks!!!

3:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Sufjan is down. Anybody who got this care to upload a .zip to sendlover.com or transferbigfiles or sharebigfile or z-upload or megaupload or youshareit or whatever you please, please?

10:00 PM  

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