All posts by Jake Brown

Interview with the Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle

I only recently discovered the Mountain Goats, but they’ve already made a big impression on me. The emotion that John Darnielle can get out of his acoustic guitar and legendary Panasonic boombox is nothing short of remarkable. Literary wordplay and intense emotionality tend to be mutually exclusive in the world of rock and roll, but … Continue reading Interview with the Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle

Turn Away from the Light: Califone Contest Results

Tim Rutili, songwriter and singer for Califone wanted to know how close you’ve come to the light. So we asked you to tell us about your closest near death experience and the best story wins a copy of Califone’s new album, Quicksand / Cradlesnakes. Thanks to everyone who participated! Here is the winning entry. Name: … Continue reading Turn Away from the Light: Califone Contest Results