We'll be adding to this list as the weekend moves on. On with it...
Will more marriage proposals ensue?
The new non-Comedians collaboration between the Mountain Goats' John Darnielle and John Vanderslice is a split LP, tremendously named Moon Colony Bloodbath, loosely billed as "concept record about organ harvesting colonies on the moon." The cover art, which you should picture on the front of an LP, ... More >>
In the week we talked Charlie Gibson into saying our name, twice, we apparently made fun of the Hold Steady for being middle-aged, although that wasn't really exactly what we meant to say. Right wingers still really hate Janeane Garofalo, huh? Other interviews: Smog's Bill Callahan on his new Somet ... More >>
The Mountain Goats can, and will, go home again
Two of these guys are not going on the no-sideburns tour For an awful long time, every John Darnielle tour was a solo tour. Excepting an early stretch with Rachel Ware, Darnielle's Mountain Goats were a purely one man entity, if a bit a of joke on the whole singer-songwriter phenomenon. The arrange ... More >>
Alt-comedians celebrate the joy of the up-and-coming (or down-and-out) comedian
Stephen Malkmus gets his wavy-gravy jam on
Mountain Goats, "Sax Rohmer #1" (MP3) John Darnielle has been branching out lately. He's avoiding concept albums. He's wrangled producer / songwriter John Vanderslice to help him in the studio. And in one of the weirdest collabs of 2007, he lent his voice to Aesop Rock's None Shall Pass. Over t ... More >>
YACHT in Williamsburg, Cinders Gallery Let out the secret to free shows at Sound Fix Records in Williamsburg, so remember what I said for this weekend: Aug 17, 2007 8 PM John Vanderslice Aug 18, 2007 3 PM Black Moth Super Rainbow Aug 18, 2007 6 PM Simple Kid Aug 18, 2007 8 PM Okkervil River's Will ... More >>
For the week of April 18-24, 2007
Wry rambler slings his dignified words above the silence
Collaborating with real live mountain goats, John Darnielle puts escape behind him