I relate 100% on this. While I was somewhat familiar with Modest Mouse before the “Float On” vid release (thanks, kewler middle school friends), the stylistic similarities and utter ubiquity of the “Float On” and “Take Me Out” videos led me to confuse the two bands, which is hilarious in retrospect. But summer ’04 memories are stitched with these two tracks.
The Soundcloud embed is showing “currently not available”. Definitely want to hear it though.
I was listening to rapper Geo/Prometheus Brown of Blue Scholars describe the show to KEXP tonight, he said it was “the visual equivalent to Yeezus” aka “epic minimal”. Thought that seemed fitting, plus a stark contrast to the last, maximalist tour.
word, good call…
“Fire Dream’ is a rad album…
Just did a podcast with Ryder & Alina, yakked about their similarities to & thoughts on Dirty Projectors, Haim, Brainstorm, Chairlift and some others. I dig the staccato, intelligent vibe they’ve got goin on, but it’s still got grooves too.
Never any west coast dates…
Funny that Slate published a very, very similar article literally within one minute of Stereogum running this…
Way dope. Great to hear DOOM back, Earl’s transcending OF and I love hearin’ FlyLo expanding his horizons.
I can’t tell if this is A) completely serious or B) one of the best crafted jokes I’ve seen in a while. Either way, that stationary is rad.
Dude, I feel you. I was at about 339 before I saw them in concert. Now I’ve stopped counting…