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Sun Kil Moon Shares New Song “Linda Blair”

This Is My Dinner Due Out November 1 via Caldo Verde

Aug 27, 2018

Sun Kil Moon (the project of Mark Kozelek), is releasing a new album, This Is My Dinner, on November 1 via Caldo Verde. Previously he shared a track from it, a cover of The Partridge Family's "Come On Get Happy." Now he has shared another song from the album, "Linda Blair." More

Jun 26, 2018

Sun Kil Moon (the project of Mark Kozelek), has announced a new album, This Is My Dinner, and shared a track from it, a cover of The Partridge Family's "Come On Get Happy." This Is My Dinner is due out November 1 via Caldo Verde. More

Mark Kozelek Shares Free Download of New Song Responding to Last Week’s Florida School Shooting

“Day in America” is a Collaboration with Jim White and David Bowie Collaborator Donny McCaslin

Feb 19, 2018

Over the weekend Mark Kozelek shared a 15-minute new song, "Day in America," that addresses the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida last Wednesday in which a former student gunned down 17 students and teachers. More

Mark Kozelek Announces New Self-Titled Solo Album, Shares Two New Songs

Mark Kozelek Due Out May 11 via Caldo Verde, Listen to "This Is My Town" and "My Love For You Is Undying"

Feb 01, 2018

The ever-prolific Mark Kozelek has announced a new solo album (instead of under his other moniker Sun Kil Moon). It's a self-titled album and is due out May 11 via his own label Caldo Verde.  More

Stream the New Double Album by Sun Kil Moon

Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood Due Out February 17

Feb 15, 2017

Sun Kil Moon (the project of Mark Kozelekannounced a new album way back in July entitled Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood, even though it's not due out until this Friday, February 17 (via Caldo Verde).  More

Sun Kil Moon (Mark Kozelek) and Jesu Share New Anti-Donald Trump Song

"The Greatest Conversation Ever in the History of the Universe" Part of the Anti-Trump "30 Days, 30 Songs" Project

Oct 24, 2016

Sun Kil Moon (the project of Mark Kozelek) and Jesu (British musician Justin Broadrick) released a collaborative album together, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, back in January. Now the duo have shared a new song, "The Greatest Conversation Ever in the History of the Universe." More

Listen: Sun Kil Moon - “I Love Portugal”

Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood Due Out February 28, 2017

Aug 15, 2016

Sun Kil Moon (the project of Mark Kozelek) is releasing a new album, Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood, but not until February 28, 2017 (via Caldo Verde). Previously Kozelek shared the first song from it, "God Bless Ohio." Now he's shared another song, "I Love Portugal," which you can stream over at Sun Kil Moon's website. More

Sun Kil Moon Announces New Album, Shares New Song – “God Bless Ohio”

Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood Due Out February 28, 2017

Jul 20, 2016

Sun Kil Moon (the project of Mark Kozelek) has announced a new album. It's titled Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood and is not due out until February 28, 2017 (via Caldo Verde). In an era of surprise album releases and less advance notice for album release dates, that's a long way off. But Kozelek has already shared a song from it, "God Bless Ohio." More

Elliott Smith Tribute Album to Feature Julien Baker, Amanda Palmer, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, and Yuck

Say Yes! A Tribute to Elliott Smith Due Out October 15 via American Laundromat Records

Mar 03, 2016

American Laundromat Records have announced Say Yes! A Tribute to Elliott Smith, which is due out October 15. The Elliott Smith tribute album will feature newly recorded covers of Smith's songs by Julien Baker, Amanda Palmer, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, Yuck, Waxahatchee, Lou Barlow, J Mascis, Adam Franklin of Swervedriver, Tanya Donelly, and others. More

Minor Victories (Members of Slowdive, Mogwai, Editors) Announce Debut Album, Share “A Hundred Ropes”

Minor Victories Due Out June 3 via Fat Possum, To Also Feature Mark Kozelek and The Twilight Sad's James Graham

Feb 22, 2016

Minor Victories is a supergroup featuring Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Editors' Justin Lockey, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey. The project was announced last year and now the band's debut album has officially been announced and the group has shared their first single, "A Hundred Ropes," via its video.  More

Aug 12, 2015

Last weekend Katowice, Poland hosted the tenth annual edition of OFF FestivalMore

Jun 01, 2015

Sun Kil Moon's new album, Universal Themes, is out tomorrow but the album is streaming in full at the band's website now. More

Listen: Sun Kil Moon -  “Ali/Spinks 2”

New Album Universal Themes Out This June

Mar 06, 2015

This coming summer Sun Kil Moon, aka musical artist Mark Kozelek will release Universal Themes, the follow-up to last year's Benji. More

Feb 03, 2015

Last fall a conversation between Death Cab For Cutie's Ben Gibbard and Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek was posted online by The Thread, where the two longtime friends touched on a variety of topics from the difficulties of stage banter, to living in L.A. and San Francisco. More

Nov 21, 2014

Releasing his latest LP Benji earlier this year, musical artist Mark Kozelek, a.k.a. Sun Kil Moon, has announced that he will deliver a brand new single on Dec. 1 called, "The Possum." More

Listen: Sun Kil Moon - “Micheline”

New Album Benji Out Feb. 4

Oct 16, 2013

On Feb. 4 singer/songwriter Mark Kozelek, a.k.a. Sun Kil Moon, will release his new album Benji. More

Sep 26, 2013

Next year singer/songwriter Mark Kozelek, a.k.a. Sun Kil Moon will release a brand new album titled Benji. More

Nov 30, 2012

Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek and The Album Leaf's Jimmy LaValle have announced the release of a collaborative album titled Perils From The Sea. More



Reviews

Universal Themes

Universal Themes

Caldo Verde

Jun 11, 2015

At the time of writing, Mark Kozelek is a man embroiled in one of those Internet controversies they have now. At a recent London show, he accused a female journalist of wanting to "fuck [him]" and "have [his] babies" on account of her having the temerity to request a face-to-face interview. This dickish side to the guylet's not beat around the bush here, because he sure-as-fuck doesn'tputs his new album Universal Themes in a new light. More

Benji

Benji

Caldo Verde

Feb 03, 2014

Mark Kozelek's career has been filled with twists and turns. As a member (and primary songwriter) of Red House Painters, his work fit semi-comfortably under a broad "alt-country" umbrella, but even then, there were hints that Kozelek's interests were a little different than the average songwriter of the early '90s. More

Among the Leaves

Among the Leaves

Caldo Verde

Jun 01, 2012

Mark Kozelek, the mastermind of Sun Kil Moon, and ex of the seminal '90s act Red House Painters, is a progenitor of what went on to be known as slowcore music. Kozelek sadly never got his due during his prior band's heyday, but there's been something of a renaissance of appreciation lately. More