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WATCH: Sparklehorse’s Intimate Set at SPIN

As we remember the late Mark Linkous, we revisit this four-song set, filmed in February 2007.

SPIN iconBy: SPIN Staff // March 7, 2010

The music world lost Mark Linkous — better known by his recording moniker, Sparklehorse — after he took his own life Saturday, March 6. Here at SPIN, we were honored to have Mark as a guest in our in-office concert series, SPINhouse Live, back in February 2007. Despite a tough case of the flu, Linkous and his band played a four-song set for a packed room in our old uptown offices.

Check out video and photos from that performance below — we’ll be remembering Mark Linkous this way, sharing his heartfelt music with an audience, as the news of his tragic death unfolds.

FILMED AND EDITED BY MORSE CODE PRODUCTIONS
AUDIO RECORDED BY LARRY KERR
MIXED BY JEFF YELLEN
PHOTOS BY DAVE GUSTAV

Mark “Sparklehorse” Linkous and his touring band

Cheers from showgoers huddling on the stairs for a better view

Tail end of Sparklehorse

Sparklehorse

Please don’t take his sunshine away