Sufjan Pulls a Joaquin

You never thought you’d see the day that Sufjan Stevens shares a compilation CD with Outkast, did you? Well, that day has come. The title of the new, free mixtape is Illinoize and features a variety of artists such as Brother Ali, Aesop Rock and Big Daddy Cane. And you know it has street cred because they spelled it with a Z ... 

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Skevin

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Skevin commented…

Sufjan and Aesop Rock? Color me the shade of interested.

Tiffany Dorrin

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Tiffany Dorrin commented…

The Metermaids have also done a mash-up of this album. You can download it for free here: http://www.metermaidsnyc.com/i...
It's pretty good, especially John Wayne Gacy, Jr.

iTim

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iTim commented…

Thought I was gonna love it after sampling the first song, then the language kicked in in the second and I canceled the download. Call me old-fashioned!

Foosh

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Foosh commented…

As in love with Sufjan that Relevant seems to be - I think he's way overrated as a musician.

Nate

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Nate commented…

well, that's your opinion, Foosh. Personally, I think you're crazy for thinking that. ;)

i'd agree traynor, saying Sufjan "pulled a Joaquin" is a bit of a stretch. It's just people fusing his music with rap. more like Jaydiohead, if anything.

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