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SXSW Record Reviews
Built to Spill
"...3.5 stars -- Jerry Renshaw SPARKLEHORSE..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

ACL Fest Live Shots
Friday, Sept. 15, Zilker Park

Sept. 22, 2006 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt


Sept. 15, 2006 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

National Top 9s
"...8) DANGER MOUSE & SPARKLEHORSE Dark Night of the Soul..."

Jan. 1, 2010 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
The Austin music scene benefits the Red Cross.
"...moniker Spoon Doctors... No sooner do I mention that Sparklehorse's Mark Linkous wants to start a "dream band" featuring..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Live Shot: Hi, How Are You Day
Mental health considered in 78% superb Daniel Johnston tribute
"...track “Go,” introduced to the band by late, great Sparklehorse leader Mark Linkous. The Oklahoma weirdos then went into..."

Jan. 23, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: Music Lab Explores Consolidation
Rehearsal space’s Oltorf location posted for sale; Hi, How Are You Day draws the Flaming Lips; and Esme Barrera tribute launches Girls Rock El Paso
"...Coyne endeavored Johnston track "Go" with Sparklehorse for the 2004 Discovered Covered tribute album. Like Flaming..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Pillowcore Duo Hovvdy Captures a Lifetime's Worth of Nostagia
Lo-fi locals release sophomore LP Cranberry
"...bands revived the sounds of lo-fi Nineties heroes like Sparklehorse and Smashing Pumpkins...."

Feb. 9, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Shane Cooley
For the Sake of the Song
"...home state to hook up with Bob Rupe of Sparklehorse and Cracker fame. Together, they buoy Kings Highway, a..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

30 Rock
Thirty recordings for 30 years of music Chronicling
"...of TV on the Radio, Beck, Tom Waits, and Sparklehorse with the Flaming Lips. Okkervil RiverBlack Sheep Boy (2005)..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Rob's Top 10 Gay Shiz of 2010
The 10 best and worst queer things of the year.
"...4) The death of Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

Saturday Preview
"...MySpace, marries the Shins to the eerie wooziness of Sparklehorse, like an alternate installment of Dark Night of the..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Music Feature

Suzanne Vega
SXSW Music 2010
"...Who Played God" to the recently deceased Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse). A song they wrote together, it possessed a distinctive..."

March 26, 2010 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Off the Record
Putting a price tag on the new exclusivity of rock & roll records
"...La Tengo's James McNew, Scout Niblett, Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse, Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake, and Manor transplant Jad Fair..."

July 18, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Thursday Showcase Picks
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
"...ever since. At the top of the bill is Sparklehorse, who might as well just move to Austin for..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

National Top 10s
National Top 10s of 2006
"...5) Sparklehorse, Dreamt for Light Years in the Belly of a..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Music Feature

ACL Aftershows
"...Sparklehorse, Nada Surf, Elvis Perkins, Emo's outside..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Music Feature

Visions Holy and Damned, Innocent and Experienced
The documentary 'The Devil and Daniel Johnston' – as well as this story – are just the latest attempts to make sense of his life and art
"...Cutie, Mercury Rev, Vic Chesnutt, M. Ward, Beck, and Sparklehorse with the Flaming Lips. This is the mother lode,..."

May 5, 2006 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Old Town
Emerald Eire acts, Dublin and Donegal all the way
"...Joni Mitchell and My Bloody Valentine, Hayes opened for Sparklehorse, Mark Eitzel, and David Gray. Last year, Source released..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Music Feature by David Lynch

Page Two
SXSW 2005 looms on the horizon
"...last year featuring Bright Eyes, Tom Waits, Vic Chesnutt, Sparklehorse with the Flaming Lips, Mercury Rev, and Beck, among..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Column by Louis Black

The Late Great Daniel Johnston
Texas platters
"...20 years ago. With contributions from Beck, Bright Eyes, Sparklehorse with the Flaming Lips, and Guster, the track roster..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Music Review by Greg Beets

Daniel Johnston
SXSW Records
"...idea of pairing Daniel Johnston with Mark Linkous from Sparklehorse. Linkous' lush, slightly unhinged instrumental beds turn Johnston's songs..."

March 14, 2003 Music Review by Greg Beets

Dancing About Architecture
The new noise ordinance goes to council as Jupiter Records goes round the clock.
"...for Daniel Johnston's new album with Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse showed up in the office this week, though the..."

Dec. 6, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
The Austin music scene benefits the Red Cross.
"...Rumor has it that Johnston fan Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse is close to assembling his "dream band" for an..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Producers: My Path to the Studio, Austin Convention Center, Saturday 17
"...brought together Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), David Lowery (Cracker, Sparklehorse, Counting Crows), Paul Ebersold (Slobberbone, Sister Hazel, 3 Doors..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Jerry Renshaw

The Glands
Acts Playing South by Southwest
"...the result of intention. It is as much overtly Sparklehorse and Guided by Drunks as it is subconsciously Syd..."

March 2, 2001 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Dancing About Architecture
The Austin Music Awards firm up the line-up, while Ozzy Osbourne sneaks in the SXSW back door with the film conference.
"...said Spanish city with producer John Parish (PJ Harvey, Sparklehorse, Giant Sand), released in Europe by Ulftone Music of..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
A New Year and those who didn't and almost didn't make it
"...the Cosmonauts, Chuck Prophet, the English Beat's Dave Wakeling, Sparklehorse, Mexico's Genitallica, and the hard-to-beat Ike Turner! Meanwhile, volunteer..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Somehow George W. Bush becomes president and takes Jimmie Vaughan with him. Swine.
"...Ramone, Samiam, Scared of Chaka, Bob Schneider, Mark Selby, Sparklehorse, Spoon, Supagroup, Tarbox Ramblers, God Bullies spinoff Thrall, Don..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"'s Southern gothic sound has led to comparison to Sparklehorse, Lisa Germano, and even Sheryl Crow. (Pecan St., 11pm)..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

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