The Mountain Goats Biography

The Mountain Goats (stylized "the Mountain Goats") are an American indie folk rock band formed in Claremont, California by singer-songwriter John Darnielle. The band is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

For many years, the sole member of the Mountain Goats was Darnielle despite the plural moniker. Although he remains the core member of the band, he has gradually worked with a variety of collaborators who have included bassist Peter Hughes, drummer Jon Wurster, singer-songwriter Franklin Bruno, bassist and vocalist Rachel Ware, singer-songwriter/producer John Vanderslice, guitarist Kaki King and Annie Clark.

Throughout the 1990s, the Mountain Goats were known for producing low-fidelity home recordings (most famously, on a boom box) and releasing recordings in cassette or vinyl 7" formats. Since 2002, the Mountain Goats have adopted a more polished approach, recording studio albums with a full band.

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The Mountain Goats Reviews

The Mountain Goats - 'Transcendental Youth'

The Mountain Goats - 'Transcendental Youth'

'Transcendental Youth' explores the sexual abuse of altar boys, Amy Winehouse and drug dealers

  • Oct 12, 2012

Album review: The Mountain Goats - 'The Life Of The World To Come'

A holy alliance one step too far

  • Oct 2, 2009

The Mountain Goats

Heretic Pride

  • Feb 15, 2008

The Mountain Goats : Palmcorder Yajna

Spooky acoustic weirdness

  • Dec 13, 2003

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