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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 »
Throughout the entire sordid one-sided beef that was Mark Kozelek's tongue-in-cheek campaign against the War On Drugs -- the one that culminated with "War On Drugs: Suck My Cock" and made our own Koz…   Read Story »
This has been a big year for the War On Drugs, between the acclaim for Lost In The Dream, an extensive tour, and ... some other stuff. Frontman Adam Granduciel was recruited for The New York Times' T…   Read Story »