Tag Archives: Sparklehorse

Monday Music News

After over a decade, Fruit Bats is, um, flying away into the sunset, as mastermind Eric D. Johnston announced this morning: “Hey All. So, after 13 years, 5 albums, bunch of tours, and lots of laughs, Fruit Bats is calling it a day. There is no major or dramatic reason – I’m not gonna launchRead more…

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Out This Week 7/13

Her first album was named for her father, her second for her mother, and now, M.I.A. fully comes into her own with the third, and self-titled, album Maya. Sometimes stylized as /\/\ /\ Y /\), this group of songs developed after the creation of her N.E.E.T. record label, the controversy she’s stirred in the press,Read more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Mark Linkous, better known to the musical world as Sparklehorse, took his own life over the weekend. Linkous had a previous brush with death after a near-lethal mix of meds in 1996. He leaves behind a strong if small canon of fantastically dark music, including last year’s Dark Night of the Soul, a collaboration withRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Sometimes the best gifts come in large, multi-men packages. Broken Social Scene and their hairy harem are working on a new album with famed producer and Tortoise/ The Sea and Cake member, John McEntire. If you want to catch a glimpse of the guys, you can find ‘em at Soma Electronic Music Studio in ChicagoRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

In case you missed it, the shortlist for the 33 1/3 series was revealed over the weekend and reactions have been far from positive. As Prefix Mag points out, much of the list — including albums from AC/DC, The Beatles, Bowie, etc. — is comprised of bands that have had titles in the series beforeRead more…

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