Sun Kil Moon

Sun Kil Moon Shares Peaceful New Track, ‘I Love Portugal’

Longtime (and occasionally incendiary) indie-folk singer-songwriter Mark Kozelek, a.k.a. Sun Kil Moon, has just released a second track from his forthcoming double album, Common As Light and Love…
Rachel Brodsky / August 15, 2016

Jesu/Sun Kil Moon Tell Us How They Really Feel About Michael Jackson on ‘He’s Bad’

Jesu's Justin Broadrick and Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek have absolutely no love lost for Michael Jackson. Their new song, "He's Bad," is nowhere close to…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Sun Kil Moon Proclaims ‘God Bless Ohio’ on Lovely New Single

Mark Kozelek, a.k.a. Sun Kil Moon, is showing no signs of slowing down after releasing two records this year: a joint venture with Jesu and…
Rachel Brodsky / July 20, 2016

Take a Brief Vacation to Denmark With Video of Sun Kil Moon at Heartland Festival

Sun Kil Moon performed at Denmark's Heartland Festival last weekend, and while you may not have been at the festival's waterside castle (!) grounds, there is some professional footage of the performance.
Anna Gaca / June 18, 2016

Stream ‘Mark Kozelek Sings Favorites’ in Full

Mark Kozelek, the man behind Sun Kil Moon, will soon release a piano covers album called Mark Kozelek Sings Favorites. The album features Faith No…
Rachel Brodsky / May 15, 2016

Mark Kozelek Drifts Down ‘Moon River’ With Lovely New Cover

If your guard is up upon seeing a headline about Mark Kozelek covering a traditional pop song, it'd be hard to blame you — the…
Andrew Unterberger / May 13, 2016

Elliott Smith Tribute Album to Feature Waxahatchee, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, J Mascis, and More

Waxahatchee, Jesu/Sun Kil Moon, J Mascis, Juliana Hatfield, Lou Barlow, Yuck, and many more artists are set to appear on a forthcoming Elliott Smith tribute…
Rachel Brodsky / March 3, 2016

Stream Jesu/Sun Kil Moon’s New Record, and Read Rainn Wilson’s Interview With Mark Kozelek

Jesu/Sun Kil Moon (a.k.a. Justin Broadrick and Mark Kozelek) will soon release their collaborative album featuring artists like Rachel Goswell of Slowdive, Low, Isaac Brock,…
Rachel Brodsky / January 15, 2016

Rainn Wilson From ‘The Office’ Played Bassoon With Mark Kozelek

Rainn Wilson's character on The Office, cantankerous oddball Dwight Schrute, has more than a little in common with Sun Kil Moon's genius grump Mark Kozelek. So…
James Grebey / November 17, 2015

Sun Kil Moon and Jesu Mourn Nick Cave’s Deceased Son on ‘Exodus’

After covering Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' "The Weeping Song" last month in tribute to Cave's deceased son, Arthur, Mark Kozelek has written an…
Harley Brown / October 21, 2015

Sun Kil Moon and Jesu Team for ‘America’s Most Wanted Mark Kozelek and John Dillinger’

Mark Kozelek opened his last album Universal Themes with a lengthy song about, in part, hanging out with Justin Broadrick of Godflesh. Last night, that…
Colin Joyce / October 6, 2015

Mark Kozelek Meets His Match in the ‘Ottawa Sun,’ Which Wrote a Diss Track About Him

The Ottawa Sun will not take Sun Kil Moon mastermind Mark Kozelek's latest diss track, "The Ottawa Blues Fest Is Run by Inbreds," sitting down — even…
Harley Brown / October 1, 2015

Sun Kil Moon Shares New, On-Brand Track, ‘The Ottawa Blues Fest Is Run By Inbreds’

Singer-songwriter and noted s--t stirrer Mark Kozelek has started another fight, this time with the Ottawa CityFolk Festival. According to Stereogum, Sun Kil Moon was scheduled…
James Grebey / September 22, 2015

Sun Kil Moon Pays Affecting Tribute to Nick Cave with ‘The Weeping Song’ Cover

Update: The song originally appeared on Cover Me, which you can find here.  Mark Kozelek, a.k.a. Sun Kil Moon, might come across as cantankerous,…
Harley Brown / September 15, 2015

Watch Sun Kil Moon Play With Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley

Sun Kil Moon and the Thurston Moore Band performed together at last weekend's Latitude Festival in the U.K., where they also happened to be doing back-to-back…
Rachel Brodsky / July 24, 2015

Mark Kozelek Is Releasing a Spoken-Word Album of Poetry Written By ‘Street Kids in Argentina’

It turns out that the immensely talented but controversial singer-songwriter Mark Kozelek has a charitable side, albeit a bit of a strange one. The singer-songwriter — who performs as Sun…
James Grebey / July 7, 2015

Mark Kozelek and Feminist Guilt: Why I Won’t Boycott Sun Kil Moon

Let's state the obvious: Career musicians can be dicks. Anyone consistently lauded by sycophants and basking in critical adulation would be and music journalists are keenly aware of this. (Writers can…
Rachel Brodsky / June 10, 2015

Review: Sun Kil Moon Continues to Sugarcoat Absolutely Nothing on ‘Universal Themes’

At first pass, Universal Themes feels like a winking gag of a title for a new Sun Kil Moon album. Since 2003’s Ghosts of the…
Craig Jenkins / June 5, 2015

Sun Kil Moon Shares Stream of New Album and an Interview He Did With El-P

Cantankerous folk rock act Sun Kil Moon's new album Universal Themes drops tomorrow, but Mark Kozelek is streaming the entire thing a day early on his website.
James Grebey / June 1, 2015

Stream Another New (Ten-Minute!) Track From Sun Kil Moon’s Upcoming Album

Ten minutes, 11 hours, a million thoughts... just your average Mark Kozelek song, right? No one knew what direction the man who performs as Sun…
Dan Weiss / May 14, 2015
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