photos by Rudy Rubio Snoop Dogg / Modest Mouse / The Dwarves / swingers Chicago represent! The Dwarves started here before packing up and taking its pure punk to California. In keeping with the retro vibe, the band performed, in...
by Andrew Sacher photo: Hop Along at Baby's All Right in May (more by Amanda Hatfield) As previously discussed, Modest Mouse are heading back out on tour soon, and now an opener for several of the dates has been announced:...
The three day punk/hip-hop/country/metal/everything festival closed out with some festival staples.
Plus, Beach Slang, the Dwarves, Modest Mouse.
Remember back in 2002, when Isaac Brock from Modest Mouse made an album that sounded like Modest Mouse, but with different musicians, so he called it Ugly Casanova instead? Well, Sub Pop sure hopes you do, and also, they’d like it if you lost your copy, and need to get a new one. Show More Summary
Back in 2002, Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock released an album with an enigmatic band called Ugly Casanova. On October 30, Sub Pop will reissue that album, Sharpen Your Teeth, which has been out of print on vinyl for a long time.Show More Summary
Jay Z's annual Made in America Festival will swoop into Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend, and the rapper has offered up a livestream of the two-day fest featuring sets by Beyoncé, the Weeknd, Modest Mouse, J. Cole, Bassnectar and more. Tidal will host the "pre-paywall" livestream, which means both subscribers and non-members...
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week: our favorite songs that come in at over 10 minutes long. Modest Mouse, “Trucker’s Atlas” (1997) Indie-rock snobs of the cardigan variety like to make fun of jam bands, which is ironic considering the genre also has a predilection for extended live versions. Show More Summary
Hey, remember that music festival that’s been going on in Portland for the last 20 years? Good, because it’s MusicfestNW time again, and for the second year of its transformed self, the fest is returning to the waterfront for three days, August 21-23. Show More Summary
American Roots Festival, LLC and Live Nation have announced the American Roots Music & Arts Festival. North Carolina’s own Eric Church, headlines two days of a line-up of artists including Modest Mouse, Sheryl Crow, The Roots, Willie...Show More Summary
photo: Modest Mouse at Prospect Park in July (more by David Andrako) Modest Mouse have already played three NYC shows in support of this year's Strangers to Ourselves, and they've now added a Long Island stop to their ongoing tour.....
Saturday Night Live's Vanessa Bayer has returned as media coach Janessa Slater in the latest episode of Above Average's web series Sound Advice, this time featuring Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock. In the past, the series—which was created by Vanessa and her brother (and Noisey contributor) Jonah Bayer—has featured artists such as HAIM, Drake, and NOFX. Show More Summary
First piece of advice: Lose the name, because "modesty is for losers."
Vanessa Bayer’s Sound Advice series centers around her incompetent and kind of pathetic media coach alter ago having awkward chats with and occasionally giving really terrible advice to musicians. She’s previously annoyed people like...Show More Summary
"Saturday Night Live"'s Vanessa Bayer stars in the Above Average web series "Sound Advice" as Janessa Slater, the least helpful publicist in the universe. In the past, she has "advised" artists such as Jenny Lewis, Drake, TV on the Radio, Sleater-Kinney, St. Show More Summary
by Andrew Sacher Joe Plummer, who you know as drummer for Modest Mouse, The Shins, The Black Heart Procession, Mister Heavenly and Cold War Kids, now has a new project called Built In Sun, which his him and his former...
Beat finally asked me about the strange titles of my Tour Divide posts. They're lyrics from the most recent Modest Mouse album, "Strangers to Ourselves." I listened to this album rather incessantly during the ride, and it became the background score to many high and low moments along those dusty roads. Show More Summary
photos by David Andrako After opening their sold-out show at Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell last night with the rallying call of "Fire It Up," Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock announced that he had some minor concerns about...
Earlier in 2015, Modest Mouse came back with Strangers To Ourselves, their first new album in quite a few years. They’ve been out on the promo trail lately, and last night, those promotional efforts brought them to Late Night With Seth Meyers. On that show, they played the pleasingly ramshackle album track “Pups To Dust.” […]
More late night screen time in support of Strangers To Ourselves.