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If you spend enough time with the new Sun Kil Moon album Benji, there is every chance that you will end up crying sooner or later. The first time I misted up to the album, it was during a relatively…   Read Story »
Mark Kozelek is a brilliant songwriter -- I'd argue he's among the best of our generation -- but he's got an equal genius for song interpretation. Via Red House Painters, Sun Kil Moon, or under his…   Read Story »
Mark Kozelek is gearing up to release his next album as Sun Kil Moon, Benji, but he's looking past the immediate future: Already on the horizon is a release for next November titled Mark Kozelek…   Read Story »
The forthcoming You Be My Heart compilation benefits 826 National, a nonprofit that offers "a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities to…   Read Story »
The first track to be premiered from Sun Kil Moon's forthcoming Benji, "Richard Ramirez Died Today Of Natural Causes," found Mark Kozelek fucking with an entirely new vocal approach: a rapid-fire,…   Read Story »
Later this summer, Mark Kozelek, the mordant/funny/depressive driving force behind Red House Painters and Sun Kil Moon will release his third album of 2013, after the covers record Like Rats and the…   Read Story »
For the first two-thirds (approx.) of his career, Mark Kozelek made music for a variety of different labels with which he had signed contracts -- 4AD, Island, Sub Pop, Badman, Jetset -- and during…   Read Story »
As I mentioned when it was first announced that Mark Kozelek (of Sun Kil Moon) and Jimmy LaValle (of the Album Leaf) had joined forces to work on a new album: Kozelek has scaled back his musical…   Read Story »
Last week, we lost Jason Molina, of Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co., from organ failure after excessive alcohol consumption. To help pay for Molina's funeral and medical costs, Graveface…   Read Story »
Mark Kozelek's new collection, Like Rats, finds the Sun Kil Moon frontman reimagining songs by a host of artists whom he's never before covered -- Misfits, Godflesh, etc. -- as well as a few whose…   Read Story »