I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats

Welcome to Night Vale creator Joseph Fink and the Mountain Goats singer/songwriter John Darnielle discuss what it means to be an artist, a fan, and, as many people are, both at once. Season Two explores the process of writing, recording, and releasing the Mountain Goats’ latest album, In League With Dragons, giving you an unprecedented look at the creative process as it is happening.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 39 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 19: Hand of Death


We’ve reached the end of the season, and we saved the first song written for this album for last.


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 2019-11-21  40m
 
 

episode 18: In League with Dragons


John and Joseph talk touring, books, and the title track from the Mountain Goats’ In League with Dragons. Featuring an exclusive demo of the song.


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 2019-11-07  56m
 
 

episode 17: Maureen Johnson


Writer Maureen Johnson gets loopy with a very tired Joseph and John on today’s episode.


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 2019-10-24  48m
 
 

episode 16: Doc Gooden


On today’s episode, John and Joseph talk baseball, tragedy, and rhythm — and Doc Gooden from the Mountain Goats’ latest album, In League With Dragons.


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 2019-10-10  1h0m
 
 

episode 15: Passaic 1975


This week, Mal Blum sticks around to talk Black Sabbath, touring, live albums, and Passaic 1975 from the Mountain Goats’ latest album, In League With Dragons.


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 2019-09-26  55m
 
 

episode 14: Mal Blum


Mal Blum joins John and Joseph to talk about making a living as an artist and their relationship with fans.


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 2019-09-12  59m
 
 

episode 13: Clemency for the Wizard King


Joseph and John talk writing, musicals, mythology, and Clemency for the Wizard King from the Mountain Goats’ latest album, In League With Dragons.


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 2019-08-29  49m
 
 

episode 12: Waylon Jennings Live!


John and Joseph are back in Brooklyn to discuss outlaw country, public figures in decline, and Waylon Jennings Live! from the Mountain Goats’ new album, In League With Dragons.


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 2019-08-15  48m
 
 

episode 11: Possum by Night


This week, John and Joseph discuss an important point of real artistic disagreement between the two of them, cute animals, and Possum by Night from the Mountain Goats’ new album, In League With Dragons. Featuring an exclusive demo of the song.


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 2019-08-01  44m
 
 

episode 10: Divided Sky Lane


Today Joseph and John talk time signatures, why great songs don’t always make it onto great albums, and Divided Sky Lane, a song that didn’t end up on In League With Dragons.


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 2019-07-18  37m