the mountain goats

10 must-reads authored by musicians to celebrate Book Lovers Day

There’s nothing better than cracking the spine on a new story on Book Lovers day. OK, maybe listening to your favorite artist or band. What if you could combine the two? You can. Look no further than this list of 10 books written by your favorite musicians to merge your love of melodic lyrics with […]

Frank Iero, Dan Campbell, more on the songs that saved their lives

It’s not unusual for fans to credit their favorite musicians for “saving” them through the power of a song. Music can positively influence someone’s life whether it be through making them feel less alone, boosting their mood or inspiring them to find their own path of creativity. We spoke to some artists who recall the […]

The Mountain Goats take deeper exploration into goth sound

The Mountain Goats Goths FILE UNDER: Spritely tunes about dark music ROCKS LIKE: Spoon, Prefab Sprout, Portastatic WHAT’S DIFFERENT: The 16th full-length by this always reliable indie-pop project finds leader John Darnielle exploring the weird and wonderful world of goths, applying the same sort of arch yet empathetic songwriting eye to this subgroup as he […]