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From the Field: September 2015 No.2

Some music from today’s exploration of #folkmusic…

Here’s a quick screen grab of some of the data cropping up on hashtagify today:

& seeing as Sufjan Stevens came up in the feed, I couldn’t help myself! 7 more words

Folk Music

Review: Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

After the experimentalism and bombast of The Age of Adz, Sufjan Stevens has returned with the stripped-down, heartbreakingly beautiful Carrie & Lowell, a nakedly intimate album that is possibly his greatest work yet.   566 more words

Recs

Album Review: Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens

Carrie & Lowell (Asthmatic Kitty)

It’s a truth which is sad in more ways than one, but songs – and albums – rooted in heartbreak are ten-a-penny, and have been for years. 837 more words

The Music World

Casimir Pulaski Day

All the glory that the Lord has made
And the complications when I see his face
In the morning in the window

All the glory when he took our place…

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Quotes

Ryan Diem- Modern Muscle Car Restoration shop

 

Ryan Diem has played 10 years in the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts as an offensive tackle and guard. He was drafted in the fourth round in 2001 from the Northern Illinois University. 97 more words

Lifestyle

Sufjan's new track

I have not tired of Sufjan Stevens’ Illinoise in the last decade it has been on my playlist. Nor have I sought out any more of his albums as that one was so rich and putting more Sufjan on my ipod would have been like over-nutting my muesli. 115 more words

Music

Sufjan Stevens


Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois

Sufjan Stevens

The introductory creak of the piano, the delicate flutter of the flute – right from the beginning of this track, we are immersed in the other-worldly presence of… 186 more words

Earworms