I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats
About This Show
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 both at once. They explore the stories behind the Mountain Goats' album All Hail West Texas, one song at time. Plus, brand new covers of each episode's song, from artists like Amanda Palmer, Andrew Bird, and Dessa. Episodes every other Thursday.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 11: Distant Stations
3 days ago
John and Joseph discuss radio signals in Texas, Chaucer, and the origin of the phrase “I only listen to the Mountain Goats.” Andrew Bird joins to discuss what drew him to “Distant Stations.”
Buy Andrew Bird’s cover of “Distant Stations” on iTunes, Bandcamp, or wherever you buy digital music. It supports both the artist and the show!
Pre-order the full cover album on vinyl.
I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats t-shirts and tote bags now available.
Learn more about John Darnielle’s two novels here.
Listen to more music by the Mountain Goats, including their latest album Goths, here.
Check out Joseph Fink’s other shows, Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn’t Dead. His second novel with Jeffrey Cranor, It Devours!, is out now.
Credits: Joseph Fink (host), John Darnielle (host), Christy Gressman (producer), Grant Stewart (editor), Vincent Cacchione (mixer), Rob Wilson (logo). Produced by Night Vale Presents in collaboration with Merge Records and the Mountain Goats.
Episodes of This Show
Dec 27, 2017