Peter Hughes

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Sports Vs. Sounds: The Staff Of The Classical Runs Down The Best Post-Punk Sports Songs

    ​During my discussion with the fellows behind The Classical, the forthcoming sports site named after the Mark E. Smith composition that reportedly cost the band a recording deal with Motown thanks to the slur about 35 seconds in, I asked why there aren't many punk or post-punk songs about spor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Live: Weezer And The Flaming Lips Share And Share Alike At The PNC Arts Center

    By Nick Minichino Weezer/Flaming Lips w/Yeasayer PNC Bank Arts Center Thursday, July 28 Better than: Not seeing Bush at the Bowery Ballroom. It's extremely easy to forget the advantages of an large-scale concert if you've gone, say, a decade eschewing such shows. Massive venues with lawn seatin ... More >>

  • Music

    October 6, 2009

    The Mountain Goats Get Biblical

    More epic trauma from John Darnielle and some other, very unhappy people

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    The Mountain Goats Announce Tour Dates, Hit NYC in December

    ​A week after the Mountain Goats revealed the name (The Life of the World to Come), release date (10/06/09), and theme (biblical) of the follow-up to last year's excellent Heretic Pride, the band has posted a slew of tour dates. John Darnielle, Peter Hughes, and Jon Wurster come to New York on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Mountain Goats Gone Primitive: New Solo Tour Dates

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    Mountain Goats in Philadelphia November 7: Setlist

    Credit: Thomas J Hartnett The Mountain Goats TLA/Philadelphia November 7 For the moment, the Mountain Goats seem to be skewing into power-trio territory. My comment on this is no comment. Setlist: With Peter Hughes and Jon Wurster: Have to Explode Heretic Pride The Mess Inside New Zion Moon Ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    Live: The Mountain Goats at Webster Hall

    The Mountain Goats perform at the Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight. It is sold out. No drummers here! CREDIT The Mountain Goats Webster Hall March 18th "Judas!" somebody shouted, half-muffled, from the back of Webster Hall as chief Mountain Goat John Darnielle strutted joyously among smoke mac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2007
  • Music

    March 23, 2004

    The Talking Cure

    Collaborating with real live mountain goats, John Darnielle puts escape behind him

  • News

    January 16, 2001