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Mark Kozelek

Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek Announces Free EP 'In The Willow Garden'

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Mark Kozelek, better known to some by the name Sun Kil Moon, announced a new free 4-track EP titled 'Down in the Willow Garden,' due out on Oct. 7 on his own Caldo Verde Records.READ MORE

Sun Kil Moon

Sun Kil Moon Announces 'Benji' Follow-Up 'Universal Themes' with Tracklist, June Release Date

Buzz 21:22PM EDT

Just a year away from the universally critically acclaimed album Benji, Mark Kozelek, a.k.a. Sun Kil Moon is already prepping a new release. Today (Feb. 19), the "Carissa" singer announced that he will be dropping a new album this spring, entitled Universal Themes.READ MORE

The War On Drugs

The War on Drugs Frontman Adam Granduciel Discusses Sun Kil Moon Feud, New Music

Buzz 12:02PM EDT

One of the strangest and funniest music feuds in recent memory was the -- mostly -- one-sided battle between Sun Kil Moon and The War on Drugs from last year, throughout which War on Drugs frontman Adam Granduciel tried his best to take the high road and remain silent about the whole thing. Now, in a new interview with "Uncut," Granduciel has opened up a bit more about the feud, telling Sun Kil Moon frontman Mark Kozelek to "get over" himself and suggesting that Kozelek was perhaps "playing this part" instead of being genuinely outraged.READ MORE

Mark Kozelek

Mark Kozelek 'Halfway' Through New Sun Kil Moon Album, Predicts Fall 2015 Release

Buzz 14:53PM EDT

Mark Kozelek -- aka Sun Kil Moon -- had one of the busiest years of anybody in 2014, and he is already planning on giving fans a new album in 2015. In between pot shots at The War on Drugs, Kozelek promoted his critically acclaimed "Benji" -- released last February -- and began writing material for a new LP, which he predicts will have a fall 2015 release. "Luckily, I'm working on a new album now and hopefully that could be out by fall," Kozelek recently told "The Omaha World-Herald," via Stereogum, adding that he is "halfway" finished with it.READ MORE

Alt-J

Primavera Sound 2015 Announces Lineup, Featuring Alt-J, Sleater-Kinney, The Strokes, Many More

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The latest festival to announce its 2015 line-up is Primavera Sound, which is celebrating its 15th year. The line-up was originally announced through an app called Line-App, but if you don't feel like downloading that, you can just watch the video announcement below. As can be expected from Primavera Sound, this year's lineup is absolutely killer. Among the most notable acts performing this year are Alt-J, The Black Keys, Belle & Sebastian, The Strokes, Run The Jewels, Interpol, Sun Kil Moon, Spiritualized, Mac DeMarco, Patti Smith, Panda Bear, The New Pornographers, Caribou, Ariel Pink, Tyler, The Creator, Swans, Brand New, Twin Shadow, and many, many more.READ MORE

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day

10 Artists Who Paid Tribute To Their Parents In Their Music: Green Day, Pink Floyd, And More

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Today, indie folk singer Sufjan Stevens announced the release of a new album Carrie & Lowell, which is named after his mother and stepfather and features a photograph of the two on the front cover. After all that rock music has done to encourage people to disobey their parents, it's honestly refreshing to see Stevens pay tribute to his parents this way, but he's far from the only rock artist who has done this. Here are 10 artists who have paid tribute to their parents in their music, either with one song or with entire albums.READ MORE

Jack White / Beck

Music Times 10 Best Albums of 2014; St. Vincent, The War on Drugs, Jack White & More...Who Takes No. 1?

Buzz 10:17AM EDT

Glares were exchanged. Words were said that can't be taken back. Punches weren't quite thrown, although two Music Times editors (that won't be named) did engage in a karate chop battle reminiscent of the Clark Griswold vs. Plastic Lawn Reindeer battle of '91. When all was said and done however, the staff had managed to narrow a list of 943 albums down to a mere 10. Old standards like Jack White and Beck proved that their status within the music community was intact, and newer, much buzzed about acts including Sturgill Simpson proved themselves worthy of consideration during the previous 12 months.READ MORE

Taylor Swift

Music Times 25 Best Songs of 2014: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Hozier, St. Vincent & More

Buzz 11:41AM EDT

2014 was the year of a thousand controversies: Taylor Swift pulled all of her music from Spotify, Sun Kil Moon started a feud with The War On Drugs, Jack White accused The Black Keys of ripping him off (again), and almost nobody went platinum. When you put all of that aside, however, what you're left with is a bunch of incredible songs, which is really what it's all about. Here are the 25 best songs from 2014, as determined by Music Times writers Ryan Book, Caitlin Carter, Joey DeGroot, Kyle Dowling, and Carolyn Menyes.READ MORE

FKA Twigs

Pitchfork Name Top 50 Albums of 2014: Aphex Twin, FKA Twigs and The War on Drugs Place, But Who Takes No. 1?

Buzz 13:08PM EDT

A few days ago we relayed to you the Top 10 tracks of the year as decided by Pitchfork, a publication that's long had a finger on more genres than its competition. Now we've got their list of the best 50 albums of the year, and you can check out the Top 10 listed below. If you'd like to see the full 50, follow this link. A word of warning: Don't be surprised to see a lot of repeat performers between the song and album list.READ MORE

Mark Kozelek

Mark Kozelek Looks Back At 2014: Says 'Benji' is Not His Best Work

Buzz 20:12PM EDT

Kozelek (aka Sun Kil Moon) has been one of this year's most controversial performers. While not quite as evil as Ariel Pink, he did his fair share of trolling in 2014. Oh, and Kozelek's most notable track didn't come from his most recent record, "Benji."READ MORE

Pharrell Williams

Sorry 2014: The Year's 10 Most Memorable Musician Apologies: Pharrell, Nicki Minaj, And More

Buzz 18:08PM EDT

In the Internet era, there are more ways than ever for the mean, stupid things we all do to get out into the public eye, which means that we're constantly flooded with apologies from actors, politicians, musicians, and basically anyone who's famous. There were a ton of big apologies in 2014 from musicians, so here are the 10 most memorable.READ MORE

Gene Simmons opens his mouth...trouble ensues.

The Most Head-Turning Musician Quotes of 2014: Gene Simmons, Lorde, Eminem and More Make Marks on Twitter, Elsewhere

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Musicians, like every other branch of celebrity, are bound to say head-turning things every once in a while. This year was no exception. Check out these eight eye-catching lines and the (generally) bad blood that preceded them.READ MORE

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8 Christmas Songs By Unexpected Artists: Pink Floyd, Kanye West, And More

Buzz 14:37PM EDT

Christmas music is typically the territory of Christian artists, country singers, or pop singers looking for a quick cash-in between proper studio albums (though that doesn't mean these cash-ins can't be great). However, there have been some strange cases where artists in other genres, such as rap, metal, and indie rock, have tried their hand at Christmas music as well. Here are eight Christmas songs or albums from unexpected artists.READ MORE

Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon

'The Possum' Vinyl Release: Mark Kozelek Adding Weird B-Side To Single

Buzz 14:09PM EDT

Mark Kozelek is the flame-throwing artist behind Sun Kil Moon, a musical project that produced this year's best dis track. He recently announced he's re-releasing "The Possum" as a 10-inch vinyl (due April 2015).READ MORE

Alan Sparhawk & Mark Kozelek

Mark Kozelek, Low's Alan Sparhawk Play Duluth Rendition of Anti-'War On Drugs' Song [WATCH]

Buzz 13:49PM EDT

The performance marked the third time Kozelek has unleashed the diss track since creating it this summer, and the crowd loved it.READ MORE

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