Archive for the 'Red House Painters' Category

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

John Denver died in a plane crash in 1997 — several years later the compilation Take Me Home: A Tribute To John Denver was released via Badman Recordings. Guiding the artist roster, the compilation sonically concentrated on the somber stylings of the (then) quiet-is-the-new-loud zeitgeist – specifically that of Mark Kozelek, whose Red House Painters […]

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Languid like LA at dusk, “Cruiser,” off the Red House Painters Old Ramon, is simultaneously both a paean to the city of Los Angeles and the narrator’s romantic love interest. Ever the storyteller, Mark Kozelek’s lyrics, consistently evocative, work on multiple levels painting a picture of both a relationship and mash note to LA, which, […]

Saturday, January 12th, 2008

Muzzle of Bees recently tipped us off that Mark Kozelek’s Sun Kil Moon are set to release their next LP, April 1st, via the artist’s own caldo verde records. Appropriately entitled April, you can stream the first single “Moorestown,” off the LP, here. This is welcome news, as Kozelek’s brand of bummed out neo-folk music […]