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Sep 24, 2021

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine have released a new collaborative album together, A Beginner’s Mind, today via Asthmatic Kitty. You can stream it below. Also, today we posted our in-depth digital cover story interview with the duo about the album, along with our rave review of A Beginner’s Mind. Different films the two watched while recording the album inspired the songs. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Low, Circuit des Yeux, Mac McCaughan, Yard Act, and More

Plus Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine, Field Music, Colleen Green, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 10, 2021

Welcome to the 34th Songs of the Week of 2021. There were a whole lot of new songs this week, even though Monday was a holiday (Labor Day) here in the U.S. We narrowed it down to 12 favorites this week, with lots of good honorable mentions too. More

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine Share “Cimmerian Shade” and “You Give Death a Bad Name”

Songs Inspired by Silence of the Lambs and Night of the Living Dead

Sep 08, 2021

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine are releasing a new collaborative album together, A Beginner’s Mind, on September 24 via Asthmatic Kitty and now they have shared two new songs from it, “Cimmerian Shade” and “You Give Death a Bad Name.” The album is inspired by different films, with “Cimmerian Shade” taking inspiration from 1991’s Silence of the Lambs and “You Give Death a Bad Name” being inspired by 1968’s zombie classic Night of the Living Dead. More

12 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Magdalena Bay, Sea Power, Nation of Language, and More

Plus Big Thief, Trace Mountains, Macie Stewart, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks’ Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 13, 2021

Welcome to the 30th Songs of the Week of 2021. As I was on vacation last week, this week’s list covers the last two week’s worth of songs. So it’s a super-sized edition with a Top 12. More

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine Share Two New Songs “Back to Oz” and “Fictional California”

A Beginner’s Mind Due Out September 24 via Asthmatic Kitty, Watch the Video for “Back to Oz”

Aug 10, 2021

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine are releasing a new collaborative album together, A Beginner’s Mind, on September 24 via Asthmatic Kitty and now they have shared two new songs from it, “Back to Oz” (shared via a video) and “Fictional California.” The album is inspired by different films, with “Back to Oz” taking inspiration from 1985’s Return to Oz and “Fictional California” being inspired by 2004’s direct-to-video cheerleading comedy sequel Bring It On Again. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Courtney Barnett, The Goon Sax, Strand of Oaks, Damon Albarn, and More

Plus Nation of Language, Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 09, 2021

Welcome to the 26th Songs of the Week of 2021. The American music industry pretty took Monday off due to Sunday’s July 4th holiday, so we expected slimmer pickings this week. It was not to be, thanks for some exciting album announcements. We settled on a Top 11 this week. More

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine Announce New Collaborative Album, Share Two New Songs

A Beginner’s Mind Due Out September 24 via Asthmatic Kitty, Listen to “Reach Out” and “Olympus” Now

Jul 07, 2021

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine have teamed up and announced a new collaborative album together, A Beginner’s Mind, and have shared two songs from it, “Reach Out” and “Olympus.” The former was shared via a VHS-shot video featuring their dogs Joku and Charlie. More



Interviews

Sep 24, 2021

Oh, the conversations, inventions, ideas, and discoveries one can enjoy when sitting with a friend, watching a movie. It may seem like an obvious or even commonplace experience to consider, but as one gets older, further and further removed from school and responsibility-less free time, it can be more and more difficult to just sit with a friend and watch a film. Not to mention during a global pandemic when it can be frowned upon socially and public-health-wise even to sit together with a pal. Yet, the simple act is exactly what the friends and artists, Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine, did in a cabin in Upstate New York recently. The result of which is a new 14-track record, A Beginner’s Mind, out today and inspired almost entirely by movies the two watched together, enraptured. More


Reviews

Feb 11, 2019

The third album by Thousand Oaks, CA-based singer/songwriter Angelo De Augustine is a minor key miracle. More