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How to Listen to the Mountain Goats


Any one person’s origin story is complex and shrouded in mystery by the annals of time, but the most agreed-upon history is this: in the late 80s, John Darnielle was in his early 20s and was working as a psychiatric nurse at a state-run youth mental hospital in Claremont, California. 2,430 more words


No Children.

I started my day in a very negative place, waking up with an intense migraine and nausea.  A friend of mine called a few minutes after I woke up, after getting off of the night shift at a local hospital.   858 more words

Track Listing

The MOUNTAIN GOATS - " All Hail West Texas "

The project from singer-songwriter John Darnielle is best known for lyrically dense albums and an extremely rabid fan base. The Mountain Goats’ discography can be broken down into two halves; the early lo-fi albums that… 107 more words


Slaughter Beach, Dog-Welcome

In a similar vein as The Mountain Goats’ All Hail West Texas, Slaughter Beach, Dog’s Welcome tells different perspectives of people all in the same place.  530 more words


MPMF16: Saturday in Pictures

Pictures for now. Words for later.

Kasami Washington at MPMF16

The Mountain Goats at MPMF16


Lucky Chops at MPMF16

JJ Grey & the Mofros at MPMF16… 172 more words


Friday News and Notes

Just a few things to wrap up the week…

  • The Mountain Goats show was everything I could have hoped it would be — new songs, old songs, constant enthusiasm from John, enthusiasm from the crowd, a cover of “
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MPMF16: The Mountain Goats

I am going to stick you in the eye with a foreign object. – The Mountain Goats “Foreign Objects”

This is the year for lyrics. Frank Turner is in my list because of his words.

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