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The Late Great Mark Linkous

The Late Great Mark Linkous

The troubled and talented musician Mark Linkous, also known as Sparklehorse, took his own life this weekend. Sad news for a musician who was almost more famous for supporting others (most notably, Linkous organized the massive tribute album The Late Great Daniel Johnston), and collaborating with almost every cool musician under the sun. Sparklehorse’s latest collaboration with Danger Mouse also features guest spots from David Lynch, The Flaming Lips, and the late Vic Chesnutt (who committed suicide two months ago). Here is the Sparklehorse/Vic Chesnutt/Danger Mouse track “Grim Augury” from the Dark Night of Soul project:

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