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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Because July 4th fell on a Friday, we didn't run 5 Best Songs last week. But man, last week gave us a lot of good…
Stereogum | July 11, 2014 - 4:37 pm


Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2013

It's that time of year again: Time to take stock of the vast armies of new musicians making music in the past year, and to…
Stereogum | September 19, 2013 - 10:07 am

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Stream Goat Requiem

The mysterious Swedish psych-rock collectives wear mock-tribal masks, lace their guitar freakouts with bursts of percussion, and boast a whole elaborate made-up backstory. They have…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2016 - 12:10 pm

Goat – “Alarms”

The masked Swedish psych-rock weirdos Goat are getting ready to return with a new album called Requiem, and we've already posted their new tracks "I
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2016 - 9:11 am

Goat – “Try My Robe”

Goat, the masked and enigmatic Swedish percussive psych-rockers, have one of the best, weirdest live shows you're likely to see anytime soon, and their records…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 10:17 am

Goat – “I Sing In Silence” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Hints of color exist even in a wood dusted in white, striking as the elements in our world that remind us there is always something…
Sadie Bell | May 9, 2016 - 10:04 am

GOAT – “I Sing In Silence”

The Swedish band GOAT bang out ecstatic, percussive, vaguely tribal psych-rock while wearing big wooden masks, and we might be tempted to call them Western…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2016 - 10:36 am

Goat – “It’s Time For Fun”

Swedish experimentalists Goat are following up their breakthrough 2014 album Commune with a one-off single called "It's Time For Fun." The track was apparently recorded…
James Rettig | July 6, 2015 - 10:34 am

GOAT – “Hide From The Sun” Video

A good music video director can do a whole lot with the great Swedish psych-rock band GOAT's whole tribal-freakout aesthetic. And in his clip for…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2014 - 12:05 pm

Stream GOAT Commune

The Swedish band GOAT make a wild and percussive form of psychedelic rock that draws its rhythmic influences from far and wide: Afrobeat! Disco! Stoner-metal!
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2014 - 11:26 am

GOAT – “Hide From The Sun” (Stereogum Premiere)

Last year, I went to Sweden for the Way Out West festival, and the band that impressed me most was GOAT, the mysterious Swedish band…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2014 - 8:02 am

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were…
Stereogum | August 14, 2013 - 10:45 am

Way Out West 2013 Day 3: Kendrick Lamar, Cat Power, Disclosure, & More

On Friday, I sat down for a beer with Joel Borg, one of the founders of Gothenburg, Sweden's Way Out West festival. (I might post…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2013 - 3:16 am