Category Archives: The Mountain Goats

Moon Colony Bloodbath

Band: The Mountain Goats and John Vanderslice Album: Moon Colony Bloodbath Best song: “Scorpio Rising” Worst song: “Emerging” has a lot of things I hate about the Mountain Goats. It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of concept albums; I love the format of using music as a storytelling device or to explore a […]

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The Sunset Tree

Band: The Mountain Goats Album: The Sunset Tree Best song: “Lion’s Teeth” is amazing. “You or Your Memory” is really good. Worst song: “Dinu Lapatti’s Bones” isn’t my favorite. I don’t really like “Dilaudid” I so desperately want to enjoy the Mountain Goats. Like Modest Mouse in my earlier years, John Darnielle does something really […]

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