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The Mountain Goats


New Releases 5/19 @ Mills Record Company

Aldous Harding — Party Alex G — Rocket (gatefold) Amon Amarth — The Crusher (180 gm vinyl includes lyric insert and large 2-sided poster) Autopsy — The Tomb Within Basement — Promise Everything (deluxe edition, includes 4 new recorded bonus tracks on colored vinyl) BIB — POP (7″) Biters — The Future Ain’t What It […]


Listening Party – The Mountain Goats get dark with “Goths” this Friday

With a pounding drum beat accompanying a driving piano line, accentuated by frontman John Darnielle’s frentic half-shouted lyrics, opening track Rain in Soho to The Mountain Goats’ sixteenth album Goths is a perfect framing device for the rest of the album. The track segue’s into Andrew Eldrtich is Moving Back to Leeds – an Smiths-like, […]


4/7/15 New Releases at Mills Record Company

Agnostic Front – The American Dream Died (Includes free download) LP Alex G – Rules (Includes free cd) LP Alex G – Trick (Includes free cd) LP All Time Low – Future Hearts (Includes free download, light blue vinyl) LP Aphex Twin -MARCHROMT30a Edit 2b 96 LP Bad Company – S/T 2XLP Birdman – S/T […]


Bombadil Holds On With Their Latest

Bombadil has made a career of mixing levity and gravitas. The quartet’s songs balance the non-sequitor pop aesthetic of most early aughts indie bands with folk’s penchant for the harder stuff of life. The combination gives their bubbling acoustic sound a bit more weight without denying its sugary appeal. And Bombadil’s latest, Hold On, stays […]

In on a Motorcycle/Out on a Motorcycle: the Mountain Goats’ All Hail West Texas Reissue

  If every song by the Mountain Goats quoted Biggie Smalls, we might have peace in the Middle East. “The Fall of the Star Running Back” does just that, weaving lyrics from “Big Poppa” with the story of a running back, who ends up selling LSD to a police officer and doing time. The All […]

New Vinyl Arrivals for the Week of 7/23

If you want these, we got ‘em:   * Tortoise – Millions Now Living Will Never Die (Reissue): The first generation post rockers get the reissue treatment for one of their best albums. The title is from a Jehova’s Witness pamphlet and the music sounds like it’s jazz from another planet. Check it out if […]

The Morning News Post in Which We Discover Navel “Swag”

  What’s Going on Wednesday April 10, 2013: BB’s Lawnside BBQ: Shinetop Jr. @ 7pm Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club: Brain Maloney & the Simple Story, Jon Theobald, Lenny Mink @ 9pm The Granada: Florida Georgia Line and Ashes of Immortality @ 8pm The Jackpot: Beach Day, Chains of Love, and the Basement @ 9pm Jerry’s […]