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Superchunk, Iron & Wine and More Cover Favorites to Save North Carolina Venue Cat’s Cradle

With 90% independent venues at risk of shuttering permanently due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Superchunk, the Mountain Goats and Iron & Wine are just…
Emily Tan / July 1, 2020

Laura Jane Grace – “The Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton” (The Mountain Goats Cover)

If you, like novelist Joseph Fink, can unironically claim, "I Only Listen To The Mountain Goats," then you'll want to tune into his podcast of the…
Liz Cantrell / September 28, 2017

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The Mountain Goats Share ‘Mobile’ Single Ahead of New Dark in Here LP

Prolific indie quartet Mountain Goats have shared the song "Mobile" — described by frontman John Darnielle as the "weathered, gnarlier cousin to 'Getting Into Knives'"
Katherine Turman / April 19, 2021

The Mountain Goats Delve Into the Pitfalls of Fame in ‘Get Famous’ Video

After releasing their latest single, "Get Famous," last month, The Mountain Goats just shared the quirky new video to go along with it -- their first…
Emily Tan / October 1, 2020

The Mountain Goats Share Soulful New Track ‘Get Famous’

For some, fame isn't everything. The Mountain Goats latest single, "Get Famous," is a prime example as to why. On the track that was…
Brenton Blanchet / September 14, 2020

The Mountain Goats Return with ‘As Many Candles As Possible’

The Mountain Goats have not only announced their upcoming new album, Getting Into Knives, but also released the lyric video for the lead single, "As…
Emily Tan / August 11, 2020

The Mountain Goats Release New Album Songs for Pierre Chuvin

The Mountain Goats have dropped a new album without warning. Titled Songs for Pierre Chuvin, the album is the first time since 2002’s All Hail West Texas…
SPIN Staff / April 10, 2020

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

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 Julien Baker Cover the Mountain Goats’ “No Children”

Last night during a show in Massachusetts, Julien Baker covered a bit of the Mountain Goats’ "No Children," off their 2002 album Tallahassee, as a lead-in…
James Rettig, Stereogum / April 17, 2018

Andrew Bird – “Distant Stations” (Mountain Goats Cover)

Andrew Bird recently contributed a cover to a new compilation celebrating the release of the Mountain Goats' 2002 album All Hail West Texas. For his…
Rob Arcand / February 22, 2018

John Darnielle’s Wolf in White Van To Be Adapted To Film As Part of Sundance’s Screenwriters Lab

John Darnielle novel's Wolf in White Van will be adapted into a film as part of Sundance's Screenwriters Lab program. The adaptation will be directed…
Rob Arcand / December 17, 2017

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
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