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Watch Stephen Colbert and The Mountain Goats Perform “This Year”

The Mountain Goats were the musical guests on last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and in addition to doing a song from their new…
Will Gottsegen / July 17, 2019

Stream The Mountain Goats’ New Album In League With Dragons

The Mountain Goats have released their seventeenth studio album today, titled In League With Dragons. The album has been in the works since the release of…
Will Gottsegen / April 26, 2019

Merge Announces Initial Festival Lineup, A Merge Group Plays “Heroes” Out Friday

Merge Records turns 30 this year, and the North Carolina-based label is throwing a celebratory festival in July dubbed MRG30. It’ll take place from 7/24-27…
James Rettig, Stereogum / February 6, 2019

The Mountain Goats Announce New Album In League with Dragons, Release “Younger”

The Mountain Goats have announced a new album titled In League with Dragons and released "Younger," the project's first single. According to a statement, the album will explore "wild…
Maggie Serota / January 28, 2019

Listen to the Mountain Goats’ New EP Hex of Infinite Binding

John Darnielle stays busy, and continues to both surprise and confirm expectations about the kind of music he will make and the subject matter it…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 7, 2018

The Mountain Goats – “Blood Bank” (Bon Iver Cover)

The Mountain Goats have recorded a trio of covers for Aquarium Drunkard's Lagniappe Sessions series, including a rendition of Bon Iver's 2009 record "Blood Bank." The group…
Israel Daramola / August 29, 2018

The Mountain Goats – “Song for Sasha Banks”

The Mountain Goats have delivered on a promise made in 2015 to write a song for iconic WWE wrestler Sasha Banks. Banks tweeted "Where's my…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 19, 2018

Watch The Mountain Goats Perform a New Song for Joyful Noise’s Almost Live Series

Joyful Noise Recordings released a video of The Mountain Goats performing an unreleased song for their Almost Live membership series today. Like all of the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 1, 2017

Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, How to Dress Well, More Contribute to Anti-Trump Song Project Our First 100 Days

Much is made of a new president's first 100 days in office, when an incoming commander in chief—usually riding a wave of public support—tackles top…
Anna Gaca / January 13, 2017

Noise Pop Festival 2016 Lineup: Vince Staples, Mountain Goats, and More

Update: The festival has announced a second round of performers including American Football, Carly Rae Jepsen, Bill Callahan, and Mitski. See the full updated lineup…
Brennan Carley / November 18, 2015

See Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Talk Satan and Boomboxes With Mac McCaughan

?"I just yelled 'Hail Satan!' and it felt so transgressive,"? Mountain Goats mastermind? John Darnielle? tells Mac McCaughan in the clip above. While it'd be…
Dan Reilly / August 13, 2013

Grab a Back-to-Basics New Mountain Goats Track

Just 16 hours ago, Mountain Goats main man John Darnielle found himself in a generous mood. "So I looked over toward the right and see…
David Bevan / November 4, 2011

‘Spider-Man’ Delayed, New Beach House Song + More

U2's troubled Spider-Man musical could have its opening date delayed for a sixth time. Producers are considering pushing the March 15 opening to…
SPIN Staff / February 28, 2011

Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
Anna Hyclak / February 12, 2010