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Float on Into the Upper Air

Bowerbirds is an indie folk trio from Raleigh, North Carolina consisting of Philip Moore, Beth Tacular, and Mark Paulson. Equipped with an accordion and a violin, Bowerbirds’ three albums offer an honest, unmistakable sound that begs to be heard in small pubs around the world. 310 more words


John Darnielle Quietly Releases the Wolves, withWolf in White Van

But at that moment all I could see was the wolf in the white van, so alive, so strong. Hidden from view, unnoticed, concealed. And I thought, maybe he’s real, this wolf, and he’s really out there in a white van somewhere, riding around.

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Book Reviews

On John Darnielle's "Wolf in White Van"

If it weren’t for a friend of mine, I would never have heard of John Darnielle’s debut novel Wolf in White Van or John Darnielle’s acclaimed band the Mountain Goats (Thank you, … 1,184 more words

Book Review

Wolf in White Van

Full disclosure: John Darnielle is one of my favorite living artists and the frontman of the incredibly prolific band The Mountain Goats. If you haven’t already listened to them, stop reading this and do that instead (I recommend something off Tallahassee or Transcendental Youth). 212 more words

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Review: Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle

With his first novel, John Darnielle has migrated into a new medium, a journey that was no great leap. The creative force behind long-running band The Mountain Goats, Darnielle is no stranger to storytelling. 1,196 more words


Weekly Top Ten

Bestsellers this week:

  1. The Mountain Goats
  2. Okkervil River
  3. Mastodon
  4. Bonobo
  5. Royksopp
  6. Aphex Twin
  7. Metronomy
  8. Tweedy
  9. Bonnie “Prince” Billy
  10. Operation Ivy

Desert Island #7: The Mountain Goats

As should be obvious by now, I love few bands/artists like The Mountain Goats and John Darnielle.  I can’t think of another artist who I have spent the bulk of my formative years with that continues to write incredible songs that resonate so deeply with me.  324 more words

Desert Island