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The Mountain Goats
Bluesfest just keeps getting bigger.
After recently wrapping up an Australian tour in May, The Mountain Goats have returned home to put the finishing touches on their 15th studio record Transcendental Youth, due out September 28.
The Mountain Goats have announced a new album, titled Transcendental Youth. Never afraid of releasing new material, this will be their 14th to date, and follows up on 2011’s All Eternals Deck, which saw them tour here in May of the same year. The album focuses on outcasts, recluses, the mentally ill, and others struggling
American indie rock band, The Mountian Goats, have showed off one of their new songs at one of their gigs recently. Titled The Diaz Brothers, this is one of the only songs that has made it to the world wide internet that is part of their forthcoming album Transcendental Youth, which is the follow-up from
The Mountain Goats have announced an Australian tour for May 2012, on the back of their latest release, All Eternals Deck last year. They’ll be playing shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Byron Bay, Perth, Katoomba and Melbourne. All Eternals Deck is an eclectic mix of inspirations ranging from century old painting to 70s cult films, singer
The Mountain Goats’ frontman John Darnielle has released a cover of Christmas classic Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas for an episode of the A.V club’s undercover, where the site has asked musicians to come in and cover various festive songs. The band released their thirtieth album All Eternals Deck earlier this year. Watch: Mountain
As ever, the global rock and indie communities are doing their bit for the victims of a devastating natural disaster. The latest is that John Darnielle and his literate ensemble The Mountain Goats are auctioning off a cassette demo the band made back in May 2001, with the proceeds going to Doctors Without Borders. Pitchfork
Mountain Goats are back with their new studio album All Eternals Deck on the 25th March 2011. Unlike the Goats’ previous spiritually enlightened album The Life Of The World To Come (2009), All Eternals Deck doesn’t dedicate itself to just one theme, but is an eclectic mix of inspirations including century old paintings and 70s
Over the course of a dozen albums, and countless singles, EPs & tracks on compilations John Darnielle’s Mountain Goats have cast a spell on a growing legion of devoted fans.