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Celebrating The Genius Of Mark Hollis In 15 Songs

When an artist like Mark Hollis dies, there are different kinds of ripple effects. We see this often now, a celebrated or iconic artist passes…
Ryan Leas | February 26, 2019 - 11:46 am

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Music From Beyond: Talk Talk’s Spirit Of Eden At 30

In pop history, there have been all sorts of shocking transformations. Bands who began in a logical place relative to their time and scene and…
Ryan Leas | September 17, 2018 - 12:01 pm


20 Songs Named After The Bands That Played Them

Self-titled albums are one thing. But when a band names one of its songs after itself -- or, alternately, when a band names itself after…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2012 - 11:46 am

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Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis Dead At 64

Mark Hollis, the British musician best known for leading the deeply influential synth-pop and post-rock band Talk Talk, has died. News of Hollis' death began…
Chris DeVille | February 26, 2019 - 7:14 am

Rustin Man – “Vanishing Heart” Video

Back in 2002, former Talk Talk bassist Paul Webb adopted the moniker Rustin Man for a collaborative album with Portishead's Beth Gibbons, Out Of Season.
James Rettig | November 15, 2018 - 2:03 pm

Mark Hollis – “ARB Section 1″

Mark Hollis, former frontman of British proto-post-rock mind-shatterers Talk Talk, has been more or less off the grid since the release of his self-titled 1998…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2012 - 9:25 am

Jason Lytle – “Tomorrow Started” (Talk Talk Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

On the new tribute album Spirit Of Talk Talk, a number of prominent musicians assemble to show love to Talk Talk, the great British experimental…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2012 - 10:39 am

Weezer Cover Talk Talk

Following in the footsteps of Shearwater, Weezer have their very own Talk Talk cover. When we were rounding up Red's b-sides, their version of "Life's…
Brandon Stosuy | July 2, 2008 - 9:09 am

Shearwater Cover Talk Talk

Shearwater hooked us into their new material with the lovely, melancholic, horn-threaded, feather-and-ambulance-themed lead track "Rooks" and now they've got us with the "Rooks" b-side…
Brandon Stosuy | May 15, 2008 - 12:38 pm