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One of my closest friends was diagnosed with a brain tumor a few years ago, and yesterday, after many months of unsuccessful chemo, she decided she no longer wishes to receive treatment.   163 more words

Radiohead Covers (That Are Good)

by Cody Kenner

In honor of Radiohead’s recent release of A Moon Shaped Pool, I thought it’d be appropriate to aggregate some of the better covers of Radiohead’s music. 94 more words

Cody Kenner

The Mountain Goats

Step 1: Head to the Answer on a Monday night to interview Kelli Strawbridge and see Mekong Xpress and the Get Fresh Horns.

Step 2: Finish the interview and sit at the bar next to trumpet player Bob Miller. 174 more words


Book Review | Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle

Every time the Mountain Goats come on in my car (which is often – I may be a little bit of an obsessive person, whoops) Sam pats my dashboard and says, “Oh, John!” He’s trying to make fun of me because if you pay attention to pretty much any song in their catalog at some point you’ll find yourself saying the same thing – and I’ve been known to do it without even realizing it. 153 more words

Book Reviews

You or Your Memory?

<<Morgan Barclay// Christopher Newport University // ENGL 308 // Trevor Hoag // 4.25.16 // You or your Memory?: An Analysis of The Mountain Goats’ The Sunset Tree… 1,119 more words

Merge Records: ClapTrack's First Label Spotlight

Cataloging labels is as much fun for me as cataloging artists and albums. It’s why I tag every post with the labels responsible for the song or album featured. 320 more words


Ezra's music-rich field trips

We love Ezra’s public school for all its enrichment programs – especially via the music department.  Since Ezra has been drumming for the rock band and concert band at school (see his video/moves… 59 more words