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Another Record Store Day has come and gone, and now we get to sit back and watch the lucky few who managed to snag exclusive releases turn them around on eBay for much more than they originally paid. We looked at auctions that had at least one bid — meaning that they will more tha… More »

Mark Kozelek has never cared about his fans.

All right, maybe that’s not fair; I can’t say how the guy feels. He probably cares but he just expresses it poorly or something. Let’s put it this way: Mark Kozelek has always treated his fans like shit. In any case, it’s an abusive relationship,… More »

Mark Kozelek is a prolific artist whose many musical identities sort of serve to hide just how goddamned deep his catalog actually runs. He spent more than a decade as the driving force behind Red House Painters before releasing work under his own name, and then, under the moniker Sun Kil Moon — his current… More »

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Deafheaven’s New Bermuda Recalls Oasis, Red House Painters, Wilco

Deafheaven's Sunbather was a masterpiece -- it was Stereogum's second-favorite record of 2013 and my own #1 by a significant margin. I wrote about it
Michael Nelson | August 25, 2015 - 2:29 pm

Watch Mark Kozelek Fill In On Guitar For His Broken-Handed Friend Ben Gibbard

One of the many showstoppers on Sun Kil Moon's Benji was album closer "Ben's My Friend," a song about Mark Kozelek having something of a…
Chris DeVille | February 24, 2015 - 11:41 am

Stream Heirlooms Of August Down At The 5-Star (Stereogum Premiere)

Jerry Vessel used to play bass in Red House Painters, and he's also a touring member of Sun Kil Moon, the alias currently employed by…
Michael Nelson | June 25, 2013 - 2:13 pm

Mark Kozelek & Desertshore – “Brothers”

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…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2013 - 9:38 am

Mark Kozelek – “Onward” (Yes Cover) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

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 --…
Michael Nelson | March 25, 2013 - 11:30 am

Watch Sun Kil Moon Play Fallon With The Roots

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…
Michael Nelson | October 9, 2012 - 2:28 pm

Sun Kil Moon – “UK Blues” (Stereogum Premiere)

Under his Sun Kil Moon pseudonym, former Red House Painters leader Mark Kozelek will soon release his new album Among The Leaves. We've already posted…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2012 - 10:26 am

Sun Kil Moon – “Track Number 8″

The former Red House Painters frontman Mark Kozelek, recording under his Sun Kil Moon alias, has a new album called Among The Leaves coming out…
Tom Breihan | February 29, 2012 - 2:41 pm

Sun Kil Moon Among The Leaves Details

In a few months, Red House Painters mastermind Mark Kozelek will return with Among The Leaves, the latest album under his Sun Kil Moon moniker.
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2012 - 11:02 am

Desertshore – “Diana” (Feat. Mark Kozelek)

The former Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon guitarist Phil Carney now leads the band Desertshore, and he's tapped his former boss in both those bands,…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2011 - 4:49 pm

Desertshore – “Mercy” (Feat. Mark Kozelek)

Desertshore is the band led by the former Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon guitarist Phil Carney. And on Desertshore's new album Drawing Of Threes, Carney…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2011 - 4:53 pm

The ‘Gum Drop LXIV: Hear New Mark Kozelek, Win A Hello Kitty Guitar

Mark Kozelek's removed both his Sun Kil Moon and his earlier Red House Painters moniker for The Finally LP, a collection of ten covers including…
brandon | November 19, 2008 - 11:11 am

Stream Sun Kil Moon’s April

brandon | March 18, 2008 - 1:10 pm