Critical Mob: 4 New Ideas In Music

Read reviews for The Mountain Goats’ ‘Transcendental Youth’ and Homeboy Sandman’s ‘A Living Breed’, plus an interview with The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle .

Critical Mob, a discovery site that curates, selects, and reviews the best in culture, discusses this week’s top musical picks; read reviews for The Mountain Goats’ ‘Transcendental Youth’ and Homeboy Sandman’s ‘A Living Breed’, plus an interview with The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle and a look at Moon Duo’s throwback 80’s dance moves.

The Mountain Goats’ Transcendental Youth

After releasing their 14th album, the band continues to be one of the most consistently engaging groups on the indie scene.

Homeboy Sandman’s First Of A Living Breed

The band channels old-school hip-hop, and it’s this respect and obsession towards the art and culture that defines their new album.

Critical Questions: John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats

The new album focuses more overtly on the survival of the human spirit, even in dark time, and it has horns.

Moon Duo’s psychedelic new video challenges you to shape up ’80s-style

The new video by Moon Duo is littered with mystical logos, abductions, and scores of white people dancing badly.

 

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