Carl Sandburg Visits Me In A Dream [1] is a music blog maintained by Northwestern University students Benjamin Derman and Patrick Slevin. The blog focuses on up-and-coming bands, many of whom fall under the indie genre or of whom are signed to smaller labels. Often going under the abbreviation CSV, the authors cover a wide variety of music, from rock to folk to electronic to hip hop.

The blog receives its name from a track off the Sufjan Stevens Illinois album--the authors have written that the blog is named such because Stevens represents an approach to music that they feel most artists and bands should have.

Carl Sandburg Visits Me In A Dream has been featured twice on VH1's Best Week Ever's website and has garnered praise from the Northwestern University community.

Carl Sandburg Visits Me In A Dream has a facebook group as well.

The authors of CSV like: Haikus, Diamantes, Extended Metaphors, Mumbled Phrases, Short Shorts, Fire Engines.


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