Drawing mightily from the same retro well as the vaunted Tame Impala, Goat came out of nowhere (or, more accurately, Korpilombolo in northern Sweden) with their joyful and frequently uncategorizable World Music. Nominally Afrocentric in its approach – Fela Kuti and the glittery guitars of highlife heroes Bhundu Boys spring to mind – there’s also a distinct German kosmiche attack, leavened with some delicately psychedelic organ figures (as on “Disc Fever,” the album’s funkiest moment), that combine to provide – what else? – a hearty Goat soup.
By Louis Pattison on 09.23.14 in Reviews
By titling their debut album World Music, Goat were surely making a point. A somewhat nebulous term invented to market non-Western music to Western audiences, the Swedish group — who do no face-to-face interviews, take t...
By Andrew Parks on 03.21.14 in News
It's not a total surprise considering they released the band's last single ("Dreambuilding" b/w "Stonegoat"), but Sub Pop has signed Goat just in time for their west coast tour around Coachella. Dates and details for tha...
By Andrew Perry on 10.12.10 in Reviews
In our hyper-accelerated, easy-access times, it can often feel like there are no musical surprises left to be had. Psychedelia's artistic impulse — to induce joy, fear and wonderment — becomes harder to s...
By Louis Pattison on 02.26.15 in Features
The metal legends talk about their history through the prism of eight songs.