Sufjan Stevens

Album | Sufjan Stevens – The Ascension

After years of sonic adventure and leftfield swerves, Sufjan Stevens’ 2015 career highpoint Carrie & Lowell saw the restless songwriter drop anchor in the wake of his mother’s death. It’s barely-there arrangements cradled Stevens’ bleak grief with remarkably life-affirming results. I’m…

Vinyl | Our top albums for analog.am

When sister site of the Yellow Bird Project, analog.am approached us and asked us if we’d like to pick our favourite albums for an FFS-themed vinyl shelf, it was a foregone conclusion. There is nothing Team FFS likes more than…

Sufjan Stevens announces UK tour

This is freaky, folkers. Breakfast this morning was accompanied by the sweet sounds of Sufjan’s Illinois and thoughts of how much I’d love to see him live, and lo and behold a string of UK dates are announced. The UK…

Christmas show on London Fields Radio

In all the Christmas album hoopla, I’d almost forgotten to tell y’all a bout our Christmas radio show. I recorded it last week in sludgey Hackney with Bitter Fingers presenter and generally nice chap Mark Higgins. We delved into the…