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10 Artists Who Broke Free In 2013

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Stereogum | December 11, 2013 - 4:33 pm

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John Parish – “Sorry For Your Loss” (Feat. PJ Harvey)

The English multi-instrumentalist and producer John Parish has been working closely with PJ Harvey for more than two decades, and the pair have released two…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 11:44 am

DIIV – “Cow” (Sparklehorse Cover)

DIIV are playing an acoustic concert next month in Brooklyn, and they're making it sound pretty enticing today via a new cover released to promote…
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2017 - 4:27 pm

Mark Linkous Estate Blocks Sparklehorse Charity Tribute Album

No good deed goes unpunished, right? Two years ago, Box of Stars, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental health through music, launched an Indiegogo
Caitlin White | April 10, 2015 - 1:02 pm

Hear The Joy Formidable And The Flaming Lips Cover Sparklehorse

Mark Linkous, the man behind Sparklehorse, committed suicide in 2010, and now Box Of Stars, a nonprofit that raises mental health awareness, hopes to honor…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2013 - 4:42 pm

SXSW 2010: Fool’s Gold – “Poseidon” Video (Live At Malverde)

When Stereogum first saw Fool's Gold open for Cat Power a little over a year ago, Amrit noted the LA collective's "love for benga (Kenya-based),…
Scott Lapatine | March 18, 2010 - 11:59 am

R.I.P. Mark Linkous

Late last night Rolling Stone confirmed the sad news that Sparkhorse's Mark Linkous has committed suicide. A statement from his family: It is with…
Scott Lapatine | March 7, 2010 - 9:00 am

Stream Dark Night Of The Soul

Yes, this is the year of Dark Nights (but not that kind, which is very last year). We'd told you about Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse's…
Brandon Stosuy | May 6, 2009 - 10:50 am

Danger Mouse And Sparklehorse’s Dark Night Of The Soul Posters Are Now Everywhere

Not to be confused with Dark Was The Night, except for similar potential for mind explosion. We had more than a few conversations at SXSW…
Amrit Singh | March 31, 2009 - 3:29 pm

DeVotchKa, Sparklehorse, Album Leaf Cover The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton's cult stop-motion film turns 15 this year, and as previously reported a motley crew of indie and goth-pop acts have recorded covers for…
Scott Lapatine | October 28, 2008 - 10:57 am

Lollapalooza ’07: Friday In Photos

Plenty of guitar rawk to go around, but Lolla Day One was a dancer's delight: Ghostland Observatory, M.I.A., LCD Soundsystem, Daft Punk ...
Stereogum | August 4, 2007 - 4:21 pm

Sparklehorse Does Live Session, Talks About Bears

To know Mark Linkous through the years is to know you aren't gonna get him to gab much, but even in his dry, concise interview…
Stereogum | February 28, 2007 - 9:00 am

Mark Linkous + Brian Burton = Dangerhorse

That's right. According to BBC Six Music (via Gigwise), Sparklehorse and Dangermouse are joining forces for a full album. Linkous says, ?There were some songs…
Scott Lapatine | September 25, 2006 - 3:13 pm

Austin City Limits: Day One

Yesterday was a scorcher, but we managed to wipe the sweat from Amrit's camera lens long enough to snap shots of our favorite bands rockin'
Scott Lapatine | September 16, 2006 - 5:24 pm