Forget Kiss and any other heavy metal band. The guys from the band Modest Mouse got the best pyrotechnics ever at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas, three days ago: an actual meteor blazing through the sky. Never the rock was so real in rock’n'roll. More »
The best part? The song was "Dark Center of the Universe."
Good news for people who love meteors. On Saturday night, a 4,000 pound meteor landed in central Texas. It lit up the night sky, drawing 911 phone calls from concerned residents. The only people who weren't concerned were those attending...Show More Summary
A band couldn't ask for a better light show.
During Modest Mouse’s set at Fun Fun Fun Fest this weekend, a meteor flew over the stage while the band was playing “Dark Center Of The Universe.” A pretty cool confluence of events given the song’s title. The American Meteor Society reports that the meteor in question was “at least four feet wide, weighed about [...]
A surreal moment at Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest.
words by Andrew Sacher, photos via BV Austin Instagram #kingdiamond at @funfunfunfest #funfunfunfest A photo posted by BVAustin (@bvaustin) on Nov 11, 2014 at 8:34pm PST #nas at @funfunfunfest #funfunfunfest #illmatic A photo posted by BVAustin (@bvaustin) on Nov 11,...
Modest Mouse: Photographs by Pat Graham Pat Graham was roommates with Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock when Brock was still a weird kid scratching at his guitar and shouting into his microphone. (He still does that, I guess.) Graham...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Modest Mouse, Arctic Monkeys, The Black Keys Song: Johnny Marr - Easy Money What's so good? As close to a living legend in music as you can get these days, Johnny Marr could have gone off the boil at this point. While Morrissey's...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Modest Mouse, PInback, The Good Life Song: Ugly Casanova - Things I Don't Remember What's so good? Today marks the wrap-up of four months of travel. Or is it 18 months of travel? I don't know... Basically, in June I left...Show More Summary
It’s just about the end of festival season, but Portland gave us one more this past weekend: Project Pabst, the Milwaukee beer company’s music festival. The festival brought together Modest Mouse, Built To Spill, GZA, Speedy Ortiz, and more. It also included some local heroes such as Shabazz Palaces and Red Fang. We sent photographer [...]
Tears for Fears, Modest Mouse, Built to Spill, and many more worthy gulps.
1100 fans, one restaurant patio, BBQ dreams, and plenty of headgear.
Sounds like: Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Modest Mouse Song: Gengahr - Powder What's so good? With a name that will perplex many, London-based Gengahr bring a kind of "new" nostalgia to their listeners, with a mixture of classic Brit-pop and...Show More Summary
So, okay. These days, Modest Mouse pretty much seem to follow that Pixies-model of band-existence, wherein you just kinda exist to perennially remind people about the cool records you put out several decades earlier via various reissue campaigns and live tours. Show More Summary
Modest Mouse give fans a fresh taste of an old sound with unreleased track "White Lies, Yellow Teeth."
This Is a Long Drive... and The Lonesome Crowded West will be available on vinyl for the first time in a decade.
This fall, Isaac Brock’s Glacial Pace Records along with Fat Possum will release vinyl reissues of Modest Mouse’s classic first two albums, 1996?s This Is a Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About and 1997?s The Lonesome Crowded West. Those reissues will be paired with 7?s featuring previously unreleased songs recorded by the [...]
Requested by me • Compiled by will 01. Mac Demarco - “Brother” (Salad Days) 02. The Jesus And Mary Chain - “Just Like Honey” (Psychocandy) 03. Jay Reatard - “Turning Blue” (Blood Visions) 04. Modest Mouse - “Alone Down There” (The Moon And Antarctica) 05. Show More Summary