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 36 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche
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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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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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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
 
 

episode 9: Anja Keister and Iris Explosion


Anja Keister and Iris Explosion, creators of burlesque shows based on both the Mountain Goats and Welcome to Night Vale, talk burlesque, art, and fandom. Come to I Only Strip to the Mountain Goats 2 — a drag, music, go-go, and burlesque show featuring Anja Keister — this Saturday, July 6, 2019 (7pm, Parkside Lounge, Manhattan).


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 2019-07-04  51m
 
 

episode 8: Younger


In this episode, John and Joseph — aided by a guitar, engineer Vincent Cacchione, and some prune hamentashen — walk through the evolution and production of Younger, from The Mountain Goats’ new album, In League With Dragons.


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 2019-06-20  53m
 
 

episode 7: An Antidote for Strychnine


This week, John and Joseph talk about their relationships to work, art, and family, our attraction to dark imagery, and what “An Antidote for Strychnine” is really about.


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 2019-06-06  56m