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The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: The Mountain Goats Goths

A couple of months ago, John Darnielle published a book about darkness. Universal Harvester is either the Mountain Goats frontman's second novel or his third,…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2017 - 10:55 am

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

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Watch Against Me! Cover Mountain Goats’ “The Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton”

Against Me! recently played an intimate show for House Of Strombo, the new web video series from CBC host George Stroumboulopoulos, and towards the end…
James Rettig | May 26, 2017 - 1:33 pm

Watch The Mountain Goats Play “This Year” With The B-52’s’ Cindy Wilson

Right now, the Mountain Goats are touring behind their fantastic new album Goths. They have been one of the best live bands out there for…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2017 - 1:18 pm

Stream The Mountain Goats Goths

One of the great things about news of a new Mountain Goats album is finding out what the concept is going to be. All Mountain…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2017 - 9:33 am

The Mountain Goats – “Rain In Soho”

In May, the Mountain Goats are releasing a new album, Goths, and a few months ago, John Darnielle introduced the noticeably guitar-free album with "Andrew
James Rettig | April 25, 2017 - 10:03 am

The Mountain Goats – “Etruscans”

The anti-Trump charity series Our First 100 Days promises "one hundred songs that inspire progress and benefit a cause for change." The 71st of those…
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2017 - 12:12 pm

The Mountain Goats – “Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back To Leeds”

A couple of weeks ago, the Mountain Goats frontman John Darnielle published Universal Harvester, his second novel (or, if you count the novella he published…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 10:58 am

The Mountain Goats – “The Ultimate Jedi Who Wastes All The Other Jedi And Eats Their Bones”

Twitter has been responsible a number of unexpected yet excellent musical collaborations, typically born out of artists tweeting admiration for one another from across the…
Pranav Trewn | January 30, 2017 - 1:51 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder React To The Chicago Cubs’ World Series Win

Last night, as you are most likely aware, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, ending a 108-year championship drought in a ridiculously tense, exciting,…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2016 - 9:31 am

The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Reveals Details Of New Novel Universal Harvester

If you've been paying attention to the Mountain Goats, you've known for many years that frontman John Darnielle is a great, great writer. But the…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2016 - 12:38 pm

The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Announces New Novel Universal Harvester

John Darnielle's 2014 debut novel Wolf In White Van was a huge success, so it should come as no surprise that the Mountain Goats frontman…
Peter Helman | July 28, 2016 - 7:26 pm

John Darnielle To Throw Ceremonial Pitch, William Tyler To Perform At Durham Bulls’ Fourth Merge Records Night

The fourth annual Merge Records Night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park goes down 8/4, and yesterday the label announced via Instagram that John Darnielle…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 21, 2016 - 10:23 am

The Mountain Goats – “Summer” (War Cover)

The Mountain Goats have recorded a cover of War's "Summer" for their contribution to Amazon Music's new Songs Of Summer playlist, which also contains new…
James Rettig | May 4, 2016 - 10:18 am

Michael Stipe, Cat Power, The Flaming Lips, J Mascis, & More Cover David Bowie At Carnegie Hall

Last night's Music Of David Bowie tribute at NYC's Carnegie Hall was announced in January hours before the world learned about the legendary musician's death…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2016 - 1:01 pm
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