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Tim Hart ‘A Number Of Us’

I’ve been a fan of Tim Hart’s solo music since I saw him open for Sufjan Stevens last year. It was a surprise choice for an opening act, given that most people only knew Tim Hart as the drummer of Boy And Bear. However he played a great little set full of charming and intimate folk music as well as lots of entertaining, gracious banter.

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Sufjan Is Coming Back

In what is genuinely surprising news, Sydney’s Vivid Festival has announced today the first act of their 2012 lineup, and it is none other than Sufjan Stevens. Given that Sufjan toured Australian last year you could have been forgiven for thinking that he wouldn’t be making it back out our way for a while, but this news will no doubt be welcomed by hardcore fans as well as those who missed his tour last year. That is of course assuming that he will announce a series of dates around Australia to coincide with his appearance at Vivid.

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Tim Hart ‘Stride By Stride’

Earlier this year I was very surprised to see Boy And Bear’s drummer, Tim Hart, listed as the support act for Sufjan Stevens’ show in Melbourne. Sure, he had taken on more vocal duties for the band lately, but I still had no idea at all that he had a solo career. His opening set was simply fantastic though: gorgeous, pure, straight-up acoustic music that exhibited a true song-writing talent as well as a great voice and a charming stage presence. While it’s hard to see Tim devoting much more time to his solo music given how massive Boy And Bear have become, that’s no reason why we can’t enjoy the solo tracks that he has recorded so far

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Sufjan Stevens And Raymond Raposa ‘Beyond This Place’

Any chance to hear Sufjan Stevens sing a new song is to be cherished. Especially when that song features a banjo.

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So This Is What A Mashup Of ‘Clocks’ And ‘Chicago’ On A Violin Sounds Like

I’m not even sure where to begin with this. Basically, it’s a mashup of Coldplay’s ‘Clocks’ and Sufjan Stevens’ ‘Chicago’, all performed on violin by the one person, Joe Edmonds. Just watch.

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30 Day Song Challenge #30: Your Favourite Song At This Time Last Year

Seeing as I have nothing else to add about this perfect song, I may as well write briefly about my feelings towards the 30 Day Song Challenge overall.

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