"This next one is by country legend Robert
Schumann," joked the opera singer Andrew Wilkowske as he introduced his
arrangement of the Romantic German composer's “Ich grolle nicht.” In the translation by Kelley
It makes sense that Sufjan Stevens
would have a soft spot for Christmas. After all, the holiday touches on several
of the songwriter’s most pervasive motifs: Christianity, childhood nostalgia
and Americana. What’s surprising
Between writing albums about individual states and then changing his mind and saying he doesn't want to do that anymore, and then doubling back and reconsidering, indie-folk songwriter Sufjan Stevens clears his mind by writing Christmas songs. Lots and lots of Christmas songs. Fifty-eight of them will be collected in his latest holiday box set, Silver & Gold: Songs For Christmas Vol. 6-10, set...
Annie Clark must
have a thing for Milwaukee.
The St. Vincent starlet has stopped here three
times since June. "You are the shining gem of the Midwest," Clark told the city—charm is a quality that comes easy to
her. Her latest gig We...