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Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek is known for his cantankerous on-stage persona, and recently got in a little trouble after calling a Hopscotch Festival audience "fucking hillbillies," which he took in…   Read Story »
I've been going to see Mark Kozelek play live since 1995, when he performed at the now-defunct NYC basement venue Fez; it was his first-ever solo show in New York, and it came soon after the release…   Read Story »
At this past weekend's Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh, Sun Kil Moon main man Mark Kozelek faced a loud audience head-on, taking the stage by calling the crowd "fucking hillbillies" and telling them to…   Read Story »
Sun Kil Moon mastermind Mark Kozelek has been in the game for decades, and he released what might be this year's greatest album with Benji. He's earned the right to be a little standoffish to…   Read Story »
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 »