The Mountain Goats

The Most Anticipated Albums of Fall 2020

The 25 albums at the top of our listening list this fall.

Bonus Tracks: 10 More Essential Indie Rock Albums of the ’00s

A month-long series in which we expand some of our recent retrospective lists.

Mountain Goats In League With Dragons review

The Mountain Goats : In League With Dragons

John Darnielle and company tell of a dragon ride well worth taking.

Essential Merge Records Tracks

Merge Records: 30 Years, 30 Tracks

30 years of top-notch indie rock in 30 songs.

mountain goats 2019 tour

The Mountain Goats announce tour dates

Spring and fall tour legs announced.

10 Essential 21st Century Concept Albums

10 recent albums with consistent, compelling narrative threads.

Mountain Goats tour dates

The Mountain Goats announce fall tour dates

Beat the Champ is back on the road.

Mountain Goats tour dates

The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle solo tour dates announced

“All Roads Lead to Lincoln” tour kicks off in September.

Mountain Goats Chavo Guerrero

The Mountain Goats – “The Legend of Chavo Guerrero”

The main event, and Darnielle in a mullet (sorta).

Waxahatchee vinyl

New Releases: 4/7

Waxahatchee, Mountain Goats, Royal Thunder releasing new records today.

The Mountain Goats beat the champ

The Mountain Goats : Beat the Champ

John Darnielle takes on the sport of professional wrestling, and imbues it with both dignity and pathos.

50 songs for 50 states

50 Songs for 50 States

A 4th of July playlist spectacular.

Best Song Ever: Murder Ballads

Best Song Ever: Murder Ballads

A Halloween week collection of pop music’s darkest tales.

The Mountain Goats : Heretic Pride

Album #14 and still vital as ever.

The Mountain Goats : Get Lonely

Both a statement and a command.