Nas, Patti Smith, and Vintage Trouble kicked off the 28th Bluesfest in the best way possible

Bluesfest has returned for its 28th edition, bringing a an absolutely amazing lineup of blues, roots, and rock and roll to Byron Bay for five days over the Easter Long Weekend. Day one of the iconic festival saw punters treated to an undeniably brilliant lineup, with music legends such as...

17 bands that sound exactly the same live as they do on record

As a musician, playing a live show is pretty much your bread and butter. Sure, you go the hard yard trying to record in the studio what you hope to be your masterpiece, but then you have to go out on the road and take that music to the fans. It...

Musicians Are Reacting To Donald Trump’s Inauguration

In recent months and years, we’ve been bombarded with one of the most divisive people on the planet, Donald Trump. With supporters and detractors all over the world, America’s new president is a controversial figure in many ways. Now, coinciding with Trump’s presidential inauguration this morning, the one group that has...

Transcendental Youth

Formed in 1991, California’s The Mountain Goats have carved a strong niche for themselves over the past twenty years or so. Especially in this day and age, with the musical equivalent of empty vessels that talk loud and say nothing, this is a band that truly stands apart. The main...

Playlist: Our Favourite Angry Break Up Songs

Breaking up is hard to do. But thankfully, it’s made easier by yelling, screaming and taking below the belt jabs at your respective ex. So here, we’ve compiled a playlist of some of our favourite angry break up songs for those unlucky in love.

The Mountain Goats

Having sold out The Corner Hotel, anticipation was high for California’s The Mountain Goats. The three piece, fronted by singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist John Darnielle, really struck a chord around the world with their 2005 release The Sunset Tree and have become regular visitors to our shores since. Lyrically raw and highly autobiographical...

The Mountain Goats – Estate Sale Sign

Director : Awesome and Modest Editor : Sean Donnelly Producer : Awesome and Modest Production Company : Awesome and Modest Compositing Help : Eric Epstein Animation: Sean Donnelly, Jordan Bruner, Abbey Luck, Taili Wu, Vanessa Appleby Official video for “Estate Sale Sign” by The Mountain Goats, taken from the album...

The Mountain Goats

In a musical world of sheep desperately grabbing for their fifteen minutes of fame and/or the almighty dollar, there are acts that stand apart from the flock. The Mountain Goats are one of those bands Formed in California in 1991 as the brainchild of singer/songwriter/guitarist John Darnielle, the band has...

The Mountain Goats Announce More Shows

The Mountain Goats Australian Tour 2012 just got bigger! Following the awesome news that The Mountain Goats are on track to return to Oz to tour their new album All Eternals Deck  we are happy to report that the band have already sold out the Corner Hotel show and announced a...

The Mountain Goats Announce Australian Tour

After releasing All Eternals Deck to critical acclaim last year The Mountain Goats will be bringing their unique brand of American indie storytelling to Australian audiences once again, playing six dates in May 2012. All Eternals Deck is an eclectic mix of inspirations ranging from century old painting to 70s...