Tag Archives: The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats Raffling Rarities for Charity

The Mountain Goats are known for their activism almost as much as their music, whether it’s John Darnielle performing pro-union folk songs and protesting with Planned Parenthood or auctioning off a single song demo tape with all the proceeds going to Doctors Without Borders. Now, the group is working with Women’s Medical Fund on aRead more...

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Out This Week 3/29

You’d pretty much have to be living under a rock not to know the new Radiohead album, The King of Limbs, is out in records stores today. If you can find one of the special newsstands nearby, you can also pick up the Radiohead newspaper, The Universal Sigh (not sold with the album). But theirsRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Mountain Goats - Birth of Serpents

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on TheRead more...

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Video: John Darnielle Sings Pro-Union Folk Song

As labor unions in remain in a deadlock with Wisconsin state governments over collective bargaining rights, John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats posted a video of himself performing “There Is Power in a Union”, a folk song by labor activist and late-19th/early-20th century songwriter Joe Hill. Writes Darnielle, “Everybody knows I don’t generally do theRead more...

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Photos from the Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios NYC, Pt. 1

This is the first of an ongoing series of installments showcasing the great photos shot during the KEXP Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios in New York City. This set includes acts from the boroughs of New York and around the world. We were treated to Brooklyn dance punk from Matt & Kim,Read more...

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Special Screening: The Mountain Goats, The Life of the World to Come at NWFF

The Mountain Goats, The Life of the World to Come playing April 17 only at Northwest Film Forum This is an hour of pure Mountain Goats. So pure in fact it is John Darnielle filmed playing without a audience, in an auditorium just a few months ago (Lyman Hall, at Pomona College, in Claremont, CA,Read more...

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A Week of Photos 12/4

Each week, KEXP’s staff of volunteer photographers capture anywhere from 2-12 live in-studio performances at KEXP or the various locations where we broadcast. The range of photographers’ styles is at least as wide as the range of subjects they shoot, with recent bands like Built to Spill, Anti-Pop Consortium, Frank Fairfield, Lou Barlow, Ghostland Observatory,Read more...

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Thursday News Threads

Seminal rock group the Pixies have announced their full schedule for their Doolittle tour. The band will be performing their classic album in its entirety with a few surprises along the way. The Seattle dates are November 11 and 12 at the Paramount Theater; be sure to check out our presale, which starts today atRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The warmth, the pop, the crackle, and the S&M -- all reasons why vinyl has made a Randy The Ram-like comeback. So if you like your music on the pop side and hasn’t noticed the black circle revolution, perhaps the vinyl-only release from the stable of The Mountain Goats and John Vanderslice will pique yourRead more...

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