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The Mountain Goats 

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New album Heretic Pride is more roughly cut than the Mountain Goats’ previous 4AD albums, and song titles like “How to Embrace a Swamp Creature” hark back to the band’s looser home-taping days. John Darnielle is still a tragicomic troubadour of immense charisma, and expanded instrumentation helps drive home his visceral yet literate tales. — Doug Wallen
Sun., March 2, 1 p.m., 2008

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