Tag Archives: The Mountain Goats

Song of the Day: The Mountain Goats – The Legend of Chavo Guerrero

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “The Legend of Chavo Guerrero”Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Memories of You​

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 445 – Memories of You Midday show host Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The Mountain Goats have announced a new release today: Beat the Champ, a concept album about pro-wrestling. In a press release, frontman John Darnielle writes, “It is, as any fan of the band will expect, a heartbreaking and heartreviving album about imperfect people described perfectly, with melodies that will stay with you for days.” ToRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy New Year 2015!

View image | gettyimages.com Thank you to everyone who has made KEXP the soundtrack to their lives in 2014 — we’re excited to help you discover even more new music in 2015! As you recover from last night’s festivities, check out this New Year’s Video Round-Up. 2015 will be a big year for us, asRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 9th • Movie Mondays Presents Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Tom Brosseau at Sonic Boom Records, 6:00 PM // FREE, All Ages (more info) Tuesday, June 10th • Jungle at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • KEXP Presents The Mountain Goats, LoamlandsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With Christmas fast approaching the choices are limited; however, we’ve got some amazing show selections for you this week. Starting on Monday night with the critically acclaimed Alt-J at Crocodile who will end up on many Top 10 Album lists at the end of the year. The Mountain Goats and Matthew E. White are at ShowboxRead more…

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Out This Week 10/2

As it turns out, the setting to the latest album by The Mountain Goats, topping this week’s list of new releases, just so happens to be our own Washington State. On Transcendental Youth, John Darnielle locates the narrator — lost, alone, and “fighting the urge to just stop fighting at all” — in the gloomyRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Mountain Goats – Cry For Judas

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Every Friday, we present a song from a Northwest artist. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday ShowRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

In an interview with NME published earlier this year, Crystal Castles member and producer Ethan Kath guaranteed that despite a potential summer release date, the duo’s next album would without a doubt maintain their signature dark electro-goth style. “Every song we write is bleak,” sad Kath. “We don’t want anything else.” Although there are stillRead more…

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Monday Music News

In a big day for song debuts, Passion Pit released a third track off their upcoming album Gossamer, due out July 24 via Columbia Records. The song, titled “Constant Conversations,” is somewhat of an indie R&B ballad – a bit slower, albeit just as sparkly, than what we’ve come to expect from the electro-pop quintet.Read more…

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