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The Anniversary

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

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: What’s Next For Zayn Malik, One Direction, And The World?

Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction was announced the only way it could be in 2015, via an official statement on the group's Facebook page.
Chris DeVille | March 26, 2015 - 10:39 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Modest Mouse Strangers To Ourselves

It feels like Modest Mouse have been away forever, so it's easy to forget that their decline into mediocrity is only one or two albums…
Chris DeVille | March 16, 2015 - 9:05 am

More Modest Mouse stories

Modest Mouse – “I’m Still Here”

Remember when Modest Mouse supposedly had another album ready to go following 2015's Strangers To Ourselves? Clearly that did not happen. Instead, the Issaquah rockers…
Chris DeVille | April 19, 2019 - 12:04 am

Modest Mouse – “Poison The Well”

Modest Mouse haven't released any new material since 2015's Strangers To Ourselves. That changes today. Earlier this month, they announced that they are heading out
Peter Helman | March 29, 2019 - 12:00 am

The Black Keys & Modest Mouse Announce 2019 Tour Dates

Last week, the Black Keys shared their first song in five years, "Lo/Hi," following 2014’s Turn Blue. Today, they announce their first tour in four…
Julia Gray | March 14, 2019 - 9:22 am

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

SZA Plans Album With Tame Impala & Mark Ronson, Loves Modest Mouse

Mark Ronson and Tame Impala's Kevin Parker debuted a new collaboration with SZA during a joint DJ set at Governors Ball this summer, and it…
Peter Helman | October 21, 2017 - 6:20 pm

Watch Modest Mouse Play “Whenever You Breathe Out, I Breathe In” For The First Time In 15 Years

Decades into their career, Modest Mouse have classics that they haven't even played in years, and you don't know when they're going to bust one…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2017 - 9:14 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

The Smiths Reunion Was “A Very Real Prospect” In 2008 Says Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr's autobiography Set The Boy Free is coming out in a couple of weeks, and the former Smiths guitarist just shared an excerpt from…
Peter Helman | October 29, 2016 - 2:17 pm

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

Stream Cameron Boucher Some Covers

Sorority Noise's Cameron Boucher has released a collection of cover songs called Some Covers. Most of these are home-recorded affairs and bare-bones voice memos, but…
James Rettig | March 8, 2016 - 11:22 am

Brand New And Modest Mouse Announce Co-Headlining North American Tour

Brand New and Modest Mouse have announced a co-headlining North American tour. It's the first time the two bands, whose legacies are closely intertwined, will…
James Rettig | January 26, 2016 - 12:24 pm

Rainn Wilson Reveals Modest Mouse’s “Float On” Was Almost The Office’s Theme Song

Rainn Wilson, best known as Dwight from The Office, just published his new memoir The Bassoon King: My Life In Art, Faith, And Idiocy this…
Peter Helman | November 11, 2015 - 8:38 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
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