Daniel Johnston

Tribute and photo essay: Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse

Mark Linkous at the Gothic Theatre on Feb. 17, 2007. Photo by Michael McGrath. R.I.P. Mark Linkous. The music world lost a giant talent on Saturday when the enigmatic Mark Linkous committed suicide, and I’ve been talking to several friends -- many more knowledgeable of his work than I -- about his many-sided career and influence.

10 Most Gut-Wrenching Songs of the Aughts: Weigh in

This is just one man’s random, subjective and sadly experienced countdown of the 10 most gut-wrenching songs of the Aughts. Join the conversation by adding your suggestions as comments below, and together we’ll come up with a veritable compendium of heartache, loss and regret ...

Daniel Johnston @ the Ogden Theatre

[photopress:dj01.jpg,full,pp_image] Daniel Johnston wasn't listening to the voices in his head at his show at the Ogden Theatre on Saturday. Photos by Doug Beam. Daniel Johnston is a rock ’n’ roller in all senses of the word.

The Swayback @ the Bluebird Theater

[photopress:swayback1.jpg,full,pp_image] Photos by Glory Anna Breitweiser. The Swayback held its "Long Gone Lads" CD release show at the Bluebird Theater on Saturday, but lost out a bit on crowd numbers due to the Daniel Johnston show down the street.