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Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Announces Book Tour For His Debut Novel

Fans of the Mountain Goats have surely been wishing/waiting for this moment for a long time: John Darnielle recently announced plans to release his first…
Miles Bowe | July 11, 2014 - 1:09 pm

Download New Cover Songs And Watch A Short Documentary Celebrating 25 Years Of Merge

North Carolina-based Merge Records is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. From taking over baseball games to planning their own four-day festival, they've been doing…
James Rettig | July 8, 2014 - 7:47 pm

Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Announces Debut Novel Wolf In White Van

If you've spent enough time listening to the Mountain Goats, you know that frontman John Darnielle has a remarkable gift for short, economical, evocative fictions…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2014 - 8:59 am

The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Does His First 100% Goat-Related Interview

Yep. What you read up there is true, folks. John Darnielle finally sat down and talked some real-talk about goats with Modern Farmer. And as…
Miles Bowe | September 20, 2013 - 5:41 pm

Watch The Mountain Goats Debut “Animal Mask” At Newport Folk Festival

In what I imagine was a weird and electric scene for both John Darnielle and the audience, the Mountain Goats recently played the historically significant…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2013 - 5:21 pm

John Darnielle – “Short Song For Justin Bieber’s Paparazzi”

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle -- who was recently an excellent guest on Marc Maron's WTF podcast -- has been a short ditty for Justin…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 12, 2013 - 12:36 pm

Hear John Darnielle On Marc Maron’s WTF

Mountain Goats frontman John Darnielle might be the single greatest talker in all of indie rock; as much as I love Mountain Goats songs, I've…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2013 - 1:23 pm

Counting Down

Mountain Goats Albums From Worst To Best

A brief taxonomy of prolific musicians, in terms of popularity. We have the obsessed cranks, those who toil in underground music caves without the usual…
Brad Shoup | December 6, 2012 - 1:33 pm

The Mountain Goats – “Cry For Judas” Video

Here's the Mountain Goats' new video for "Cry For Judas," an emotional, striking tour through youthful curiosity, sin and pain. Also, the star of it…
Corban Goble | October 9, 2012 - 12:49 pm

Stream The Mountain Goats Transcendental Youth

Next week, the Mountain Goats drop their new album Transcendental Youth, though god knows we probably won't untangle all the lyrical tangles until long, long…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2012 - 10:27 am

Turntable Interview

Turntable Interview: The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats are just about to release Transcendental Youth, which is their 14th studio album. In support of their album the group, comprised of…
Melissa Locker | August 24, 2012 - 8:48 am

The Mountain Goats Cover “Little Boxes”

I gave up on Showtime's mom-dealing-pot dramedy Weeds years ago, during the scene where Snoop Dogg showed up and started rapping about "milf weed." The…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2012 - 10:43 am

The Mountain Goats – “Cry For Judas”

Earlier this month, we learned that the Mountain Goats have a new album called Transcendental Youth coming out in the fall. And today, the first…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2012 - 10:30 am

List

Six More Indie Songs Inspired By Baseball

Something about America's pastime inspires whimsical paeans from even the generally sports-ambivalent world of indie rock. Just ask Death Cab For Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard,…
Kenny Herzog | July 24, 2012 - 3:28 pm

The Mountain Goats Transcendental Youth Details

Many, many big album announcements this morning! Here's another one: John Darnielle's great Mountain Goats have completed their umpteen millionth studio LP. (Actually, their 15th.)…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2012 - 9:53 am