Sun Kil Moon, now the most endearing of the Mark Kozelek pseudonyms, will perform at The Great South Pacific Tuning Fork in Auckland, Sunday, May 28, 2017. Tickets, via www.ticketmaster.co.nz (0800 111 999) will be on pre-sale at 11am, March 24. And then on sale (general) from 9am, March 27, $55 + booking fee.
Mali Mali (a.k.a. Ben Tolich) is a songwriter and performer from Auckland, NZ. He’s about to go on tour in support of his new album As A Dog Dreams, his second album following Gather ‘round the Gooseclock (2013) and the Brotherly EP (2010). Here are five albums he’s loving right now… 1 – Damien Jurado, Visions […]
It’s actually staggering – going back through these months, month by month (haha – staggering) – just how many great albums there’s been this year. May started with a couple of the recent gems from Rattle – I paid tribute to Rattle over at Blog On The Tracks today – and then on through so […]
Sun Kil Moon Benji Caldo Verde In the gorgeous, mournful opener, Carissa, Mark Kozelek sings of the grieving around his second cousin dying in a freak yard fire. He needs to “get and give some hugs” even though he didn’t know her that well. She died taking the trash out at 35 years old. She […]
If you are a career music obsessive (as I am now forced to concede I am), there are likely to be a few artists whose work serves as virtual signposts throughout your life. I am happy to admit that The Smiths are my favourite band – I was just the right age, and the songs […]