The Mountain Goats - 'Transcendental Youth'

The Mountain Goats - 'Transcendental Youth'

John Darnielle's been doing his thing as The Mountain Goats for 21 years now, and his 14th album under that name is business as usual. We get stories about the sexual abuse of altar boys on 'Cry For Judas'; Amy Winehouse, on 'Amy (aka Spent...

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

Album review: The Mountain Goats - 'The Life Of...

John Darnielle’s last Mountain Goats record was called ‘Heretic Pride’ , and each track on this latest one – his 17th studio album – is based on a different passage in the Bible. Alanis Morissette would probably call that ironic. In...

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The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats

Peer into the lyric book of your average indie band and you’ll venture into some groundbreaking territory: wanting to shag someone, getting wasted, getting wasted while wanting to shag someone… really, it’s pretty limitless. What you won’t...

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The Mountain Goats  :  Palmcorder Yajna

The Mountain Goats : Palmcorder Yajna

Over the last eleven albums, the frighteningly prolific Mountain Goats – to all intents and purposes just one man, Portland native John Darnielle, and his boombox - has gradually grown out of bang-on-a-can lo-fi and grown into one of the most...

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