January 10, 2011

The Mountain Goats

by The Mountain Goats
Genre- lo-fi, folk pop, indie rock
Location- currently: Durham, North Carolina but formed in Claremont, California
Other Works- too many to list, see allmusic
John Darnielle
More Info- The Mountain Goats formed in Claremont, CA by singer/songwriter John Darnielle.  He is pretty much The Mountain Goats, though he collaborates with other artists at times.  He is a spectacular lyricist.  While in California he went to Pitzer College where he graduated in 1995, he also worked as a psychiatric nurse.  The band's music is featured in the TV show Weeds.  In 2009, The band was on The Colbert Report.

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