Day: March 20, 2023

Ep326: John Darnielle (the Mountain Goats)Ep326: John Darnielle (the Mountain Goats)

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John was good enough to talk to Conan before their next big tour. What about? Pokerface! Stylistic changeups,the evolution of Mountain Goats from one guy to a large band and what the various members bring. Setlists and when a song works live or doesn’t. Songs that reveal themselves. Shania Twain? GOTHS, The Sunset Tree. Ego and sublimation of ego. The deep connection with THIS YEAR. Allegory, emotional resonance. Prairie Sun. Heretic Pride, Sequencing. D&D on film. The Getting into Knives cover. Bleed Out, Italian cop movies and uptempo songs.