The Mountain Goats - Page 4

Watch Mountain Goats Debut “Diaz Brothers” In Houston

The Mountain Goats are currently touring through the Southern states, and they're using the occasion to debut a few songs from a forthcoming album, which…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2012 - 11:19 am

Mountain Goats Cover “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”

A couple of days ago, Wye Oak covered "Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day" for the A.V. Club's Holiday Undercover video series, in which…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2011 - 3:36 pm

The Mountain Goats – “Thucydides II-58″

The Mountain Goats usually maintain a freaky level of productiveness, but frontman John Darnielle became a dad a few months ago (congrats, sir!), and I…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2011 - 9:08 am


The 10 Best Indie Rock Songs Under 2 Minutes

Time is a valuable thing, and the musicians who can make a quick point in a short amount of time deserve their props. We've put…
Stereogum | October 17, 2011 - 10:56 am

The Mountain Goats – “High Hawk Season”

Forget the imagined death metal drums, "High Hawk Season" offers the most interestingly left-field arrangement on the Mountain Goats' All Eternals Deck. Listen: …
Brandon Stosuy | June 15, 2011 - 5:57 pm

The Mountain Goats Cover Jawbreaker

Representing different, but intertwining sections of my life/record collection, Mountain Goats and Jawbreaker cassettes got a lot of wear in my teenage boombox. They've come…
Brandon Stosuy | June 7, 2011 - 11:17 am

Best Covers

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am

The Mountain Goats Perform “Birth Of Serpents” On Letterman

Last night the Mountain Goats debuted "Birth Of Serpents," one of the Erik Rutan-produced songs from the forthcoming All Eternals Deck. I spoke with John…
Brandon Stosuy | February 24, 2011 - 9:48 am

The Mountain Goats – “Damn These Vampires” (Stereogum Premiere)

When the Mountain Goats announced All Eternals Deck most folks focused on the fact that tr00 metal fan John Darnielle had death metal legend Erik…
Brandon Stosuy | January 19, 2011 - 10:42 am

The Mountain Goats – “Tyler Lambert’s Grave”

"Tyler Lambert's Grave," referencing Dana Plato's son who killed himself in May, won't appear on the Mountain Goats forthcoming Erik Rutan & Co.-helmed All Eternals
Brandon Stosuy | December 14, 2010 - 9:54 am

Mountain Goats All Eternals Deck Details

John Darnielle writes a monthly column for Decibel, peppers his albums with references to the heavy stuff (see "Marduk T-Shirt Men's Room Incident," "The Best…
Brandon Stosuy | December 9, 2010 - 1:42 pm

Superchunk (Feat. John Darnielle) Play First Late Night TV Show In 16 Years

It's the '90s again, and for my bucks two cents, old-time favorites Superchunk and their new album Majesty Shredding are leading the charge most emphatically.
Brandon Stosuy | September 21, 2010 - 12:25 pm

End Of The Road Festival 2010 In Photos

This past weekend Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, hosted the fifth annual End Of The Road Festival. This year's lineup continued the festival's peripheral…
Amrit Singh | September 13, 2010 - 4:19 pm

Superchunk – “Digging For Something” Video (Videogum Premiere)

The video for Majesty Shredding's "Digging For Something" was directed by former Daily Show writer Scott Jacobson and stars Superchunk (Feat. One Original Member), John…
Brandon Stosuy | September 13, 2010 - 10:55 am

FYF Fest 2010 In Photos

This past weekend L.A. hosted the heavily (and according to various reports, perhaps overly) attended Fuck Yeah Festival. Great lineup, though apparently not the most…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2010 - 4:15 pm