Kal Marks

Stream Kal Marks Universal Care

It's always satisfying when a band makes the leap from great to even-greater, and Kal Marks do that with their latest album. The Boston trio…
James Rettig | February 20, 2018 - 10:51 am

Kal Marks – “Springtime In January” Video

Kal Marks are releasing a new album, Universal Care, in a couple of weeks. We've heard "Adventure," "Loosed," and "Today I Walked Down To The
James Rettig | February 1, 2018 - 11:27 am

Kal Marks – “Today I Walked Down To The Tree, Read A Book, And When I Was Done I Went Back Inside”

Boston trio Kal Marks are releasing a new album, Universal Care, next month, and the two tracks they've shared off it so far -- "Adventure"
James Rettig | January 8, 2018 - 2:10 pm


Kal Marks – “Loosed”

Kal Marks are releasing a new album, Universal Care, in February, and last month we heard its blistering and contemplative lead single "Adventure." The next…
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 12:30 pm

Kal Marks – “Adventure”

Boston trio Kal Marks are following up 2016's Life Is Alright, Everybody Dies with a new album called Universal Care early next year. The shift…
James Rettig | November 8, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Kal Marks – “Coffee” Video

Kal Marks released their latest album, Life Is Alright, Everybody Dies, earlier this year, and today the Boston-based band is sharing a video for "Coffee"
James Rettig | September 15, 2016 - 3:20 pm

Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion 2016 Yearbook

Congratulations to the SXSW Class of 2016! We made it! In this, the second year of our Stereogum x Exploding In Sound Austin Invasion, we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore & James Rettig | March 21, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Stereogum x Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion @ SXSW 2016 Lineup

Later this month Stereogum will return to Austin, TX to present a free all-day-and-night rock showcase at The Hole In The Wall. For the second…
Scott Lapatine | March 1, 2016 - 11:56 am

Kal Marks – “Coffee”

Boston's Kal Marks are at their best when they make beautifully bleak music about navigating what it means to live with human error and uncertainty.
Collin Robinson | February 2, 2016 - 5:25 pm

Kal Marks – “Mankind”

Life Is Alright, Everybody Dies is the title of Kal Marks' forthcoming full-length, and it follows-up their Just A Lonely Fart EP. The Boston-based band…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 15, 2016 - 3:27 pm

Kal Marks – “Dorothy” (Stereogum Premiere)

Boston's Kal Marks write music that attempts to navigate the ickiest things about being human. On their last album, Life Is Murder, lead singer and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 9, 2015 - 11:58 am

Kal Marks – “Don’t Pussy Foot With A Pussy Footer” (Stereogum Premiere)

Kal Marks' new EP Just A Lonely Fart is due out next week, and we've already heard two tracks from the Boston-based band, "Zimmerman" and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 25, 2014 - 11:00 am

Kal Marks – “It Was A Very Hard Year”

In case last year's Life Is Murder didn't tip you off, Boston indie-rockers Kal Marks have a bit of a negative streak, one that was…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2014 - 11:06 am

Kal Marks – “Zimmerman” (Stereogum Premiere)

The last time we heard new music from Boston-based Kal Marks was back in 2013, when they released their full-length Life Is Murder, a record…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 20, 2014 - 11:47 am

Boston Hassle Fest 5 In Words And Photos

This all feels like a milestone, Dan Shea tells me. We're sitting in a back room of the Elk's Lodge basement, a dungeon-esque place with…
Miles Bowe | November 11, 2013 - 2:26 pm