Kal Marks


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

CMJ 2013: Exploding In Sound Showcase @ Silent Barn, Brooklyn 10/19/13

The Exploding In Sound showcase at Silent Barn in Brooklyn last Saturday was special for a few reasons. It was a moment of catharsis for…
Miles Bowe | October 21, 2013 - 12:49 pm

Stream Kal Marks Life Is Murder (Stereogum Premiere)

A while back we heard Kal Marks' "Life Is Murder," the title track off their upcoming album. Now you can stream the entire record below,…
Miles Bowe | September 10, 2013 - 1:37 pm

Kal Marks – “Life Is Murder” (Stereogum Premiere)

The first thing that jumps out at you when listening to Kal Marks is front man Carl Shane's vocals. Odd, angry, and sneering though they…
Miles Bowe | July 23, 2013 - 5:03 pm