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Mountain Goats release Ozzy Osbourne themed EP, ‘Marsh Witch Visions’

John Darnielle surprises us with a five-song EP that he wrote about Ozzy Osbourne.

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Mountain Goats tribute LP coming ft. Laura Jane Grace, Craig Finn, Andrew Bird, more

John Darnielle is premiering the songs from the album on his new podcast ahead of the album's April 2018 release. The first episode, featuring Laura Jane Grace's cover, premiered today.

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The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle doing new podcast with “Night Vale” creator

"I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats" features Darnielle and Welcome to Night Vale creator Joseph Fink discussing The Mountain Goats' prolific discography, and related topics, plus cover versions by artists like Andrew Bird and Amanda Palmer.

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John Darnielle releasing “Universal Harvester” + going on book tour, including conversation with Donna Tartt

The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle has been keeping busy with some literary pursuits in addition to his musical ones. In the gap between the releases of the 2012 Mountain Goats album Transcendental Youth and 2015's Beat the Champ, Darnielle published his first novel, the excellent Wolf in White Van...

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Noise Pop Festival 2016 lineup (American Football, Drive Like Jehu, Parquet Courts, Vince Staples, John Darnielle & more)

Noise Pop Festival returns to various San Francisco venues from February 19 to 28, and they've got the quite the lineup so far. Reunited '90s bands American Football and Drive Like Jehu are billed alon...

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Carrie Brownstein, Elvis Costello, John Darnielle, Kirstin Hersh, Richard Hell & other upcoming book appearances

Elvis Costello will release a memoir this year, titled Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink and due out October 13 via Penguin (pre-order). Here's more, via Penguin's description:"Unfaithful Music" describes how Costello's career has somehow endured for almost four decades through a combination of dumb luck and animal cunning, even managing the occasional absurd episode of pop star...

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The Mountain Goats announce new album ‘Beat the Champ’ & 2015 tour (3 NYC shows included, BV presale)

UPDATE: WEBSTER HALL PRESALE PASSWORD HERE.

The Mountain Goats will release their fifteenth album, Beat the Champ, on April 7 via Merge. Main man John Darnielle says the album is inspired by wrestl...

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The Sidekicks — new song, dates, BV-presented release show w/ Cayetana, All Dogs, Roger Harvey + their top LPs of ’14

As discussed, The Sidekicks are releasing their new Phil Ek-produced album, Runners in the Nerved World, on January 20 via Epitaph. You've already heard "Deer," and now they've got another single, "Summer Brings You Closer to Sa...

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Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle wrote a novel, going on book tour, including free NYC reading w/ John Hodgman (dates)

Mountain Goats main man John Darnielle has always been a storyteller, it's a wonder he's never written a book before now. Yet Wolf In White Van is his first novel...

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Megafaun covered Grateful Dead w/ John Darnielle, Johnny Cash w/ Justin Vernon in NC; NYC show w/ guests is tonight

We recently mentioned that Megafaun were on a short tour which wraps up in NYC TONIGHT (5/2) at Baby's All Right (tickets) and that SPECIAL GUESTS are promised...

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