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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

List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was a week crammed full of great videos, way too many to fit onto this list. But my favorite subplot was this: Taylor Swift…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2015 - 5:30 pm

More The Mountain Goats stories

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

The Mountain Goats – “Going Back To California”

The Mountains Goat have just shared "Going Back To California," a new song about about the 1982 plane crash that killed Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy…
Peter Helman | March 17, 2016 - 9:37 pm

David Bowie Tribute Concerts Set For NYC

A few hours before we learned of David Bowie's death, The New York Times announced that New York's Carnegie Hall would host a David Bowie…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2016 - 9:07 am

The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle & Rolling Stone’s Christopher Weingarten Made A Noise Cassette

John Darnielle is the frontman of the Mountain Goats, one of the greatest bands in the world. He's also a great writer, and you should…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2015 - 11:49 am

The Mountain Goats – “Used To Haunt”

Our apologies for not being more up on the teenage-movie soundtrack-album world, but the soundtrack for the new drama Paper Towns has been out for…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2015 - 1:25 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was a week crammed full of great videos, way too many to fit onto this list. But my favorite subplot was this: Taylor Swift…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2015 - 5:30 pm

The Mountain Goats – “The Legend Of Chavo Guerrero” Video (Feat. Rob Corddry & Chavo Guerrero)

Earlier this year, when the Mountain Goats were getting ready to release their great wrestling-themed album Beat The Champ, I took frontman John Darnielle to
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2015 - 10:48 am

Pro Wrestlers Are Asking The Mountain Goats To Write Songs About Them Now

The great new Mountain Goats album Beat The Champ is all about the pro wrestling that frontman John Darnielle watched when he was a kid…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2015 - 12:03 pm
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