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The Lonesome Crowded West Turns 20

When Modest Mouse released their second album -- on November 18, 1997; 20 years ago this Saturday -- the Seattle area was in a state…
Patrick Lyons | November 17, 2017 - 9:19 am

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Watch St. Vincent & Isaac Brock On Portlandia + Fred Armisen’s 10 Favorite Portland Bands

Portlandia is a show by, for, and about indie rock types, so it's no surprise that indie big dogs show up in sketches every so…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2012 - 4:09 pm

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Five Indie Types Who Would Do Well On X Factor… And Five Who Wouldn’t

Tonight, as anyone who's been near a TV in the past month already knows, the much-hyped Fox singing-competition show The X Factor makes its debut.
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2011 - 6:27 pm

More Isaac Brock stories

Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock Sued Over Car Crash

The lead singer of Modest Mouse was sued Wednesday in a Portland court for nearly $1 million over a traffic accident last year. …
Associated Press | November 30, 2017 - 9:50 am

Is Robin Pecknold Trying To Set His Mom Up With Isaac Brock?

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…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2017 - 9:46 am

Modest Mouse Frontman Crashes Into Stopped Traffic After Falling Asleep At The Wheel

Isaac Brock and the city of Portland do not get along. Last year, the Modest Mouse frontman trashed his adopted home, describing it as "kind
Peter Helman | August 3, 2016 - 10:27 pm

Photos: Voodoo 2015

The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience went down this Halloween weekend in New Orleans' City Park. Stereogum was there, taking in headlining sets by Florence
Stereogum | November 1, 2015 - 9:29 pm

Watch Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock Receive Terrible Advice From Vanessa Bayer

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…
Peter Helman | August 4, 2015 - 8:19 am

Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock Explains Why Portland Sucks

Ever since the dawning of Portlandia, it's become the cool thing to shit on Portland. (Full disclosure: I grew up 40 minutes outside the city).
Caitlin White | July 9, 2015 - 12:27 pm

Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock Says “The Best Room” Is About A UFO Encounter

In March 1997, thousands of people in Phoenix saw lights in the sky, and the "Phoenix Lights" story is one of the great mythical UFO…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2015 - 9:14 am

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Five Indie Types Who Would Do Well On X Factor… And Five Who Wouldn’t

Tonight, as anyone who's been near a TV in the past month already knows, the much-hyped Fox singing-competition show The X Factor makes its debut.
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2011 - 6:27 pm

Ugly Casanova – “Lay Me Down”

Last week we brought you video of Ugly Casanova performing "Here's To Now" at the premiere of the adventurist surfing/climbing documentary 180° South. Here's another…
jessica | June 1, 2010 - 3:15 pm

Isaac Brock Debuts New Ugly Casanova

Ugly Cassnova's only album, Sharpen Your Teeth, was released back in 2002. The band looked like it was on permanent hiatus until it was announced…
jessica | May 28, 2010 - 11:54 am

Mimicking Birds – “New Doomsdays”

Modest Mouse fans might've caught Portland's Mimicking Birds when they opened for the band last year. The connection doesn't stop there: The trio also recorded…
Brandon Stosuy | March 8, 2010 - 12:14 pm

Defriending Cancer Benefit W/ Todd Barry, James Mercer, Isaac Brock, Eugene Mirman, Tim Heidecker & Friends @ The Moore Theatre, Seattle 2/11/10

Not sure if musicians and comedians preternaturally get along together. But they definitely both hate cancer. So maybe this benefit for the Leukemia & Lymphoma…
jessica | February 12, 2010 - 5:02 pm

Modest Mouse @ Hollywood Palladium 2/24/09

With Johnny Marr off turning his seasoned tricks for the Jarmans, Modest Mouse recruited ex-Grandaddy guitarist Jim Fairchild for this twelve date tour. Seems it…
Amrit Singh | February 26, 2009 - 10:22 am
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