In this week's NME, we've listed the 100 Most Influential Artists today: a list of those bands who've inspired the current music scene. At number 50 it's Sufjan Stevens. Sufjan has been pivotal in building the foundations of American alt-folk, his acoustic tunes rejuvenating Americana for the digital age. Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear, Wye Oak, San Fermin have all taken his lead.
Added: 15 Oct 2010