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Stream Mark Lanegan Band Phantom Radio (Stereogum Premiere)

Back in August, we heard “Floor of the Ocean,” a single off Mark Lanegan Band’s forthcoming record, Phantom Radio. While Lanegan’s trajectory as a musician has changed significantly since Screaming Trees — at times Phantom Radio sounds practically crystalline, far removed from the man’s grunge upbringings — Lanegan’s voice is still cavernous. Some of the… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / October 16, 2014 - 11:44 am

Mark Lanegan Band – “Harvest Home”

Mark Lanegan reportedly recorded much of his new album, Phantom Radio, using an iPhone app called Funkbox, but as “Harvest Home” shows, it doesn’t really matter what recording technology you’re using when your voice sounds like it’s been aged for years in a whiskey barrel. Phantom Radio is still Mark Lanegan, and the man i… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 26, 2014 - 4:08 pm

Mark Lanegan Band – “Floor Of The Ocean”

Mark Lanegan recently released the new EP No Bells On Sunday, but that was really just an appetizer for the upcoming full-length, Phantom Radio. Crazily enough, Lanegan says most of the album’s drum parts were made using an app on his smartphone called Funk Box. You’d expect something that costs a couple bucks from a… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 27, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Mark Lanegan Band – “Sad Lover (Josh Homme Remix)”

Mark Lanegan is having a really good year. He’s already helped out his buddy J Mascis by doing vocals on the new Sweet Apple album, and soon you’re gonna hear him tear up the new Earth album (yes, Earth will have vocals on their next album!). But he also put out No Bells On Sunday,… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 20, 2014 - 1:22 pm

Mark Lanegan Band – “Sad Lover” Video

Mark Lanegan is arguably the owner of indie rock’s finest haggard, smoky groan, and he released his old-timey covers album Imitations less than a year ago. This fall, he’ll follow that up with the new album Phantom Radio. And before he even gets to that, he’ll drop the new vinyl-only EP No Bells On Sunday. More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 14, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Album Of The Week: Mark Lanegan Band Blues Funeral

A year and a half ago, I had a perfectly lovely telephone conversation with Isobel Campbell, the former Belle & Sebastian member who has recorded three ultra-satisfying albums of Nancy Sinatra pastiche with Mark Lanegan. And during that conversation, I learned something about Lanegan that seems to throw this entire career into stark relief: He… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 7, 2012 - 3:19 pm