The Mountain Goats, Thursday, December 13, 2012 - The Guide - Los Angeles magazine

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The Mountain Goats

The Troubadour
Thursday, December 13, 2012
9 p.m.

From recording solo into a boom box to collaborating with various artists to playing with a full band, John Darnielle’s indie rock outfit has evolved. But he always manages to play up his strong suits: uniquely literate lyrics, murky emotional undercurrents, and witty thematic twists. This year’s release, Transcendental Youth, adds to the oeuvre. More informtation.