A look into Sufjan Stevens’ performance at UB

To try and identify an overarching trend in Sufjan Stevens’ music catalog initially seems to be an exercise in futility. Starting with his dabble in electronica (Enjoy Your Rabbit), Stevens transitioned from religiously steeped folk (Seven Swans) to frenetic baroque pop (Illinois) before creating a whole new genre of disco art-folk (The Age of Adz). … Continue reading A look into Sufjan Stevens’ performance at UB

The Beauty of the Tribute Band

This past Friday I had the opportunity to see the Dave Matthews tribute band, Big Eyed Phish, live in Hornell. With a dismal bank statement and a summer spent abroad, I jumped at the inexpensive chance to see superfans performing some of my favorite jams. Big Eyed Phish isn’t Dave Matthews Band, but they were … Continue reading The Beauty of the Tribute Band