Here's something weird! On his Instagram Story over the weekend, Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold shared a message that he'd sent to another iconic Pacific Northwest indie rock star. In that message, he introduced Modest Mouse main man Isaac Brock to his own mother, pointing out, somewhat adorably, that his mother had taken him to…
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It’s been over two years since Modest Mouse released Strangers To Ourselves—and nearly a year since Isaac Brock fell asleep while driving and caused a five-car pileup in Oregon—so it seems like a good time for the band to extend its current North American tour into the fall. Show More Summary
Tickets to see Brian Wilson perform Pet Sounds at Radio City go on Live Nation, Chase, and local presales at 10 AM. Tickets for the newly-added Cranberries show at Terminal 5 go on AmEx pre... Continue reading…
Modest Mouse have expanded their American tour dates. Back in February, the band announced a run of shows kicking off May 23 at Knitting Factory in Spokane, WA. Now, that tour itinerary has been extended through October, with new dates in Michigan, Kentucky, Rhode Island, New York, and more. Show More Summary
Modest Mouse have expanded their 2017 tour and now have dates running from later this month through mid-October... Continue reading…
Everyone deserves to dream.
A crash course before their upcoming string of US tour dates.
The band hits the road beginning May 23rd.
Modest Mouse have just announced tour dates for May and June. They're sticking to the West and Southwest on this one... Continue reading…
Modest Mouse have announced a new US tour. It kicks off May 23 in Spokane, Washington, and includes shows in Oregon, California, Missouri, and more. Check out the band’s full list of tour stops below. Modest Mouse’s last album, Strangers to Ourselves, arrived in 2015. Show More Summary
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Foo Fighters and Maroon 5 are set to headline BottleRock Napa Valley 2017. The Roots, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Modest Mouse, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Silversun Pickups, Band of Horses, Fitz...Show More Summary
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Modest Mouse’s first record came out 20 years ago, and, while those two decades have been marked by some long quiet periods—including the eight years between last year’s Strangers To Ourselves and its predecessor—the band has produced a remarkably full discography. Show More Summary
An insomniac-friendly track infused with traces of Phoenix and Modest Mouse.
A folksy, bluegrassy, and wonderfully fun cover version of Modest Mouse’s Float On, performed by the perfectly named Diablo Sandwich and the Dr. Peppers at Athens, Georgia hole in the wall The Lost Mirror.
Sounds like: Modest Mouse, Arcade Fire, Local Natives What's so good? This week marked the 10th anniversary of Cold War Kids' wonderful debut Robbers & Cowards. To commemorate the occasion, the band have released a new version of...Show More Summary
In Hear This, The A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week, in honor of Labor Day, we’re picking songs about work. Modest Mouse, “Custom Concern” (1996) “Gotta go to work / gotta go to work / gotta have a...Show More Summary
How Isaac Brock sings it, it’s nearly cheerful, almost an anthem: I’m trying / I’m trying to / drink away the part of the day that I cannot sleep away.
Sounds like: Pinback, Modest Mouse, American Analog Set Song: Goon - Scab What's so good? It took a couple listens for me to fall in love with this tune, but something about the easy-going style reminded me of one of my all-time favorite...Show More Summary