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The MOUNTAIN GOATS - " Song for Sasha Banks "

When Beat the Champ came out, a wrestler named Sasha Banks tweeted at me: “Where’s my song, @mountain_goats?” As a territories guy I had to learn her story. 241 more words

MUSIC

#574: 'Autoclave' - The Mountain Goats

When I got into the Mountain Goats, I was so overwhelmed by the volume of music available that I didn’t know where to begin. While I remember buying albums like  498 more words

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a place to start

“it’s okay to find the faith to saunter forward
there’s no fear of shadows spreading where you stand
and you’ll breathe easier just knowing that the worst is all behind you… 975 more words

Introduction

#588: 'Game Shows Touch Our Lives' - The Mountain Goats

To a lot of people, Tallahassee was the moment at which they discovered the Mountain Goats. It’s the moment at which the band shifted from lo-fi boombox recordings to fleshed-out studio tracks, it’s the moment where they began to see bigger crowds at their shows, and it’s the moment where they arguably broke into the mainstream. 391 more words

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Imagery in Media: The Case of Christian Music

Anyone who lived through the 90s into the early 2000s could tell you that Christian rock fails to be evocative.

There’s an old joke that Korn was originally planning to be a Christian Rock group until their agent told them there was no money in it. 1,193 more words

Essays

#609: 'The Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton' - The Mountain Goats

There’s a good chance that almost everyone out there has had some sort of dream ripped away from them just as they thought it was the sort of thing they would be able to do for the rest of their lives. 556 more words

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Day Sixteen: 'Two Songs About Girls Named Jenny'

Neither one listens to “Brothers in Arms”
The Ess-dog waits tables and he sold his guitar

I come in off the highway and I park in my front yard… 246 more words

Poetry