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Mark Kozelek

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

Buzz 13:39PM EDT

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

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Mark Kozelek Reminisces About When He'd Never Heard of Modest Mouse

Buzz 15:09PM EDT

Mark Kozelek (Sun Kil Moon) and Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) exchanged emails for The Thread near the end of 2014. The two were back at it again this week, and Kozelek recounted a story about Modest Mouse and the time before he had ever heard of them.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

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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

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

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

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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

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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]

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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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7 Artists Who Recorded Tribute Albums To Other Artists: The Supremes, Scarlett Johansson, And More

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Countless artists have recorded cover albums over the years, from Rod Stewart to Yo La Tengo to Rage Against the Machine, but those albums typically feature an assortment of songs by many different artists. These seven artists, however, recorded cover albums featuring songs by just one artist.READ MORE

Christmas At Downton Abbey (2014)

5 Christmas Albums Released This Week: Downton Abbey, Mark Kozelek, And More

Buzz 13:44PM EDT

Even though Christmas season should begin the day after Thanksgiving, the Christmas albums begin rolling in as early as September, with more and more coming each week. If you want to stay up to date on the latest Christmas albums, here are five that were released this past week.READ MORE

The Who Sell Out (1967)

7 Song Titles That Describe Their Album Covers: The Who, Sonic Youth, And More

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Plenty of album are given title tracks, which are songs that share a name with the album itself, but these seven songs are a bit different, sharing a name with whatever happens to be on the album cover. Here are seven song titles that describe their album covers.READ MORE

Ben Gibbard

Ben Gibbard, Mark Kozelek Trade Emails about 'Almost Famous' and Angering Their Fans

Buzz 12:00PM EDT

Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek is known for stirring up trouble. Ben Gibbard? Not so much. The pair traded emails in a recent Thread feature and discussed the incidents when they angered fans at shows, and Kozelek discussed his time working on "Almost Famous."READ MORE

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