Tagged: The Mountain Goats

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What We’re Reading: The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle

Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources? Just think of our weekly What We’re Reading column as your non-committal book club with The FADER and some of your favorite bands. For … read more »

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The Tripwire: The Tallest Man on Earth Hides the Storm Below the Calm

The thing that sticks with you about Kristian Matsson—who’s recorded as The Tallest Man On Earth since releasing an EP of same name in 2006—has always been this: his complex and often melancholy lyrics provide … read more »

POSTED July 11, 2011 6:15PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,
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Insound’s 10 for 10 Design Series (feat Beach House, Girls & more)

Our FADER Media partners over at Insound just unveiled their brand new 10 x 10 Design Series, which collects limited edition screenprinted posters and T-shirts created by Chicago-based studio Sonnenzimmer and inspired by a selection … read more »

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NYC: Mountain Goats Documentary Screens Tonight at IFC Center

When people call concerts “religious experiences,” they usually mean they saw a very good band playing songs close enough to their hearts that they could shout along with and think positive thoughts—in other words, an … read more »

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We Categorize the 2010 Sasquatch! Lineup So You Don't Have To!

If there’s one thing the Internet is good for (do not say pornography), it’s making judgments on stuff and endlessly categorizing and organizing bands into genres. Oh, and arguing about it— the Internet’s good for … read more »

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Hey Now! Limited-Edition Mountain Goats Vinyl!

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Mountain Goats' Darnielle And John Vanderslice Release Collaborative EP

After heading out on the Gone Primitive acoustic tour together earlier this year, John Darnielle (Mountain Goats) and John Vanderslice will be releasing a special vinyl-only EP of live recordings from the tour via Cadmean Dawn Records. read more »

POSTED April 20, 2009 2:04PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Noise Pop Day 2

In between drinking Budweiser from a giant red bucket and questioning the new indie version of Tawny Kitaen, we managed to bounce all along Market Street for day two of the Noise Pop festivities while … read more »

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Best Videos Of 2008, #8 – The Mountain Goats "Sax Rohmer #1"

To be honest I’m not a big watcher of music videos, but this video blew me away. Even though Alopecia beat out Heretic Pride in my overall listening this year, The Mountain Goats are still my favorite band, and this video is the perfect visual showcase of John Darnielle’s lyrical genius. –Jenn Misko read more »

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