Sisyphus Unleash Evocative Video For “Take Me”

The video for Sisyphus‘s “Take Me” delivers a message already made clear by the song: Sufjan wants to get intimate. Dancers frolic about provocatively in various stages of “clothing optional” attire as Sufjan croons, over and over again, “take me to your room / I wanna be your friend.” This follows up the video for […]

Music Video: Sisyphus – “Booty Call”

A week after the brilliant S trio known as Sisyphus (consisting of Sufjan Stevens, rapper Serengeti and the electronic wizard Son Lux) released their first full-length, today they have posted a video for the metaphor-rapped “Booty Call.” If it’s not weird enough to think that the indie wunderkind Sufjan Stevens would help create a song […]

Stream Debut Album from Sisyphus (Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, Serengeti)

In ten days, Sisyphus–folk lord Sufjan Stevens, Chicago rapper Serengeti, and electronic composer Son Lux–will release their self-titled debut via Asthmatic Kitty/Joyful Noise. We’ve heard some of the singles along the way, but now the full LP can be heard below thanks to The Guardian. Formerly known as s/s/s, the trio released a 2012 EP […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/16-2/22

I don’t know what you’ve been listening to this week, but on the rare occasions when I wasn’t playing The Hotelier‘s excellent new album, I was alternating between the new Menzingers single and “I Wanna Get Better,” the first song from Fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff’s new project, Bleachers. Conveniently (or not, if you ask my […]

Music Video: Sisyphus (Sufjan Stevens, Serengeti, Son Lux) – “Alcohol”

The trio formerly known as s / s / s announced their art exhibit-accompanying, self-titled album late last year with the single “Calm It Down.” That album should now be available… if you live near the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN. Otherwise, you’ll be waiting like the rest of us for the Asthmatic Kitty/Joyful […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 12/29-1/4

The music industry is always pretty quiet around the new year, and the vinyl world is no exception. A few noteworthy pre-orders were launched for records from Kanye West, Linkin Park, and Sunn O))), all giants in their own genres, and a number of other releases were announced, with pre-orders coming soon. Check out the […]

Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux, And Serengeti Reunite, Rename Themselves Sisyphus

Early last year, indie luminary Sufjan Stevens, composer Son Lux, and rapper Serengeti teamed up to release a four-song EP under the moniker s / s / s. A new song and information concerning a full-length from the three surfaced today, but they’ve now added a few more letters to their name and made it […]