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After spending the first half of June on the festival beat, I've been watching TV and movies at a pretty ferocious pace these last two weeks, because there's been a lot of good stuff going on. A…   Read Story »
It's hard to imagine a better venue than a church for Mark Kozelek's sparse, meditative songs. The Sun Kil Moon singer took the second-to-last slot of the night at Pitchfork's SXSW showcase, which…   Read Story »
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 has now released three songs from the forthcoming Sun Kil Moon LP Benji, and all three have found their way to their respective week's 5 Best Songs: the brand new "I Watched The Film The…   Read Story »
Sun Kil Moon's heartrendingly beautiful and strikingly personal album Benji is coming next month. The songs we've posted so far -- "Richard Ramirez Died Today Of Natural Causes," "Michelene," and…   Read Story »
This week, 2014 kicked into top gear, musically speaking, leaving us with way more than five great songs competing for space in our list of the week's best. We had to leave out truly excellent cuts…   Read Story »
For someone with such a painfully distinctive style and voice, Mark Kozelek's songwriting sure has evolved a lot over the years since the early days of Red House Painters. In recent years the…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   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 »
This week's 5 Best Songs is perhaps the most diverse entry in the franchise's young history. It ranges from polished pop to acoustic melancholia, post-punk wails to cloud rap ephemera. Check it out…   Read Story »