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The first track to be premiered from Sun Kil Moon's forthcoming Benji, "Richard Ramirez Died Today Of Natural Causes," found Mark Kozelek fucking with an entirely new vocal approach: a rapid-fire,…   Read Story »
It's been a long and crazy week over here, and the number of worthy nominations for our 5 Best Songs Of The Week far exceeded the number of slots contained by such a format. I mean, Nothing Was The…   Read Story »
The last time we heard from Mark Kozelek aka Sun Kil Moon (aside from his collaborative albums with Desertshore and Jimmy LaValle) it was on last year's Among The Leaves an album with some pretty…   Read Story »
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 the covers record Like Rats and the…   Read Story »
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 »
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 »