Sparklehorse band member Mark Linkous was filled with excitement during his last visit to his younger brother, Matt, as he talked about his renewed passion for making music. It had been two years since Sparklehorse’s fourth album, which received critical acclaim but failed to achieve commercial success.
During his hiatus, Mark Linkous had been actively working on various musical projects, including collaborations with Christian Fennesz and Danger Mouse. He had recently signed a deal with Anti-, a musician-owned imprint, and had even secured studio time with renowned recording engineer Steve Albini.
Linkous eagerly shared his ideas and plans with his brother, expressing his desire to create live recordings with a big rhythm section. Matt wholeheartedly supported and encouraged his brother’s artistic endeavors, eagerly discussing and dissecting records together, much like they did in their teenage years.
The interview with Matt took place on a rainy weekday in late June, as they sat on the porch, reminiscing about Mark’s unwavering passion for music. Matt fondly recalled his brother’s dedication, driven by an unwavering desire to create timeless and evocative music.
Mark Linkous had always been a musician at heart, and his brother was proud to witness his determination to continue making music. While the commercial success of Sparklehorse’s previous album might not have lived up to expectations, Mark’s commitment to his craft remained resolute.
As news of Mark Linkous’ musical endeavors continue to circulate, it is clear that his passion for creating extraordinary music has not wavered. With the support and encouragement of his brother and numerous collaborators, including the renowned Steve Albini, Mark Linkous is poised to make a powerful comeback.
The world eagerly anticipates the upcoming projects that will undoubtedly showcase Mark’s artistic genius. Guam News Factor will be closely following Mark Linkous’ musical journey, sharing updates and developments with our dedicated readers. Stay tuned for more news and articles on the Guam News Factor website as we continue to bring you the latest in the world of music.
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