The Mountain Goats (Band)

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    September 9, 2013

    Walter White's Mixtape: The Best Songs About Meth

    By: Tom Cowell Where there be drugs, there be songs. The Velvets will rhapsodize their smack, Redman will tell you How to Roll A Blunt... musicians just can't help writing odes to the junk that messes 'em up. But where is the Meth songbook? The charts aren't exactly packed with serenades to the meth ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011

    John Vanderslice's Brave, Wild World

    The studio veteran tackles his fears via a fresh way of making music on his latest album

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    June 20, 2011

    John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats: on Cassettes, Gogol and Sriracha

    ​John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats has spent nearly 20 years making music, a length of time that for many artists can simply mean diminishing returns on an initial burst of inspiration. But if anything Darnielle has constantly moved from strength to strength, as his band's performance this Tues ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011
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    March 24, 2011

    Sharon Van Etten's 'Epic' Win

    Her intimate rootsy-shoegaze sound has led to some not-so-intimate gigs

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    January 6, 2011

    Jandek Brings His Monastic Mystique to OC

    The reclusive outsider-music icon will play his first SoCal show at UC Irvine

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    August 27, 2010

    FYF's Sean Carlson and the Art of Modesty

    Flickr user Incase.Sean Carlson, FYF founder​If you look at the more than half-decade run of Los Angeles music shindig, FYF Fest, and the lineups strung together by founder Sean Carlson through the years, it's sort of mind boggling to consider he's only 25.  This year's show, which will featu ... More >>

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    July 21, 2010

    The Ultimate Comic-Con Playlist: 25 Songs For Geek Ears Only

    Batman image: DC/Mike Allred​Lost in the pomp, glamour and sweet smells that swirl around the attendees of San Diego Comic-Con</sarcasm> are the mind-numbing blocks of boredom as you wait in line for panels, autographs, food, bathrooms and opportunities to sexually harass booth babes. O ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    Casanova Is Comics for Music Lovers: An Interview With Matt Fraction

    ​If you don't think music plays a big role in Matt Fraction's writing, you're not reading closely enough. Or the last album you bought was Bon Jovi's Slippery When Wet.Let's present the case:He titled an issue of Uncanny X-Men "All Tomorrow's Parties" and used Velvet Underground references as capt ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010


    The Glass House

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    November 15, 2007

    10 Crucial Music Websites

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