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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 »
I've read and written a lot about Mark Kozelek (of Sun Kil Moon and Red House Painters fame) in my life, and spent a good deal more of that time listening to his music -- I'm not exactly an obsessive…   Read Story »
Mark Kozelek has delivered a catalog's worth of unexpected covers -- most famously dedicating entire albums to covers of Modest Mouse and Bon Scott-era AC/DC, respectively, but he's crafted trademark…   Read Story »
Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek has scaled back his musical operations considerably over the last decade or so. He's built one of modern music's richest catalogs dating back to 1992 -- when his first…   Read Story »
Much of Sun Kil Moon's 2012 album, Among The Leaves, finds Mark Kozelek writing about his life as a musician, perhaps never more directly than on "Track Number 8." In the lyric, the title is rhymed…   Read Story »
Red House Painters' first album, Down Colorful Hill, came out 20 years ago last month, and over the last two decades, the band's mastermind, Mark Kozelek, has produced a catalog of staggering power…   Read Story »
Mark Kozelek's music has mutated pretty significantly over the arc of his now-20-year-old career, but the visual aesthetic associated with his music has remained remarkably consistent, even…   Read Story »