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The most surprising thing about the biggest music beef of last year was that it was relatively one-sided. While Mark Kozelek pumped out two different diss tracks, hinted at a third, and wouldn't let…   Read Story »
Adam Granduciel and his crew known as the War On Drugs were honored to be named our #2 album of the year, so of course they celebrated by booking an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.…   Read Story »
As you might've heard, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers scored their first #1 album this year, with Hypnotic Eye. Thing is, it's merely pretty good in the grand scheme of the Petty canon. It garnered a…   Read Story »
Sun Kil Moon played a show last night in London's borough of Hackney, and Mark Kozelek spent a lot of time between songs talking about ... the War On Drugs. Said Uncut's John Mulvey in his review of…   Read Story »
Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days…   Read Story »
The feud between the War On Drugs and Sun Kil Moon has been long and weird; it probably hit its lowest point with this bullshit. It's easy to imagine the beef heating up as year-end list season…   Read Story »
This week almost went by with no news about Mark Kozelek. Almost! Last week at this time, Koz was making friends with El-P when Sun Kil Moon was booked opposite Run The Jewels at Fun Fun Fun. At the…   Read Story »
While I might be in some kind of minority here, Iceland Airwaves is the kind of thing I prefer to a normal festival. Not that I'd be in a minority because of the Iceland thing -- in the past few…   Read Story »
Right now, the War On Drugs are embroiled in the bitterest alt-rock blood feud since Pavement/Smashing Pumpkins. (Somehow, though, both the War On Drugs and Sun Kil Moon are Pavement in this one,…   Read Story »
IT NEVER ENDS. Yesterday, we reported that Adam Granduciel finally spoke about the whole Sun Kil Moon/War On Drugs debacle, saying, among other things, that he thought Mark Kozelek was a "douche."…   Read Story »