Friday, April 29, 2005

The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats are one of the more unusual bands to find shelter under the ever-expanding umbrella term indie-rock. Hyper prolific and militantly lo-fi, there are over a hundred Mountain Goats' songs scattered across compilations and label samplers, most of them recorded (by choice) on a department store boom box. Although many musicians have contributed to Mountain Goats releases, by far the person most identified with the outfit is singer/guitarist John Darnielle. In fact, many Mountain Goats' tracks feature only Darnielle's nasal bleat and his primitive, yet frenzied, acoustic guitar. (read more)

Download Albums:
The Mountain Goats - All Hail West Texas
The Mountain Goats - Tallahassee
The Mountain Goats - We Shall All Be Healed
The Mounatin Goats - Misc


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