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Modest Mouse

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    April 12, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend: Merle Haggard, Modest Mouse, and More

    Of all the things Merle Haggard and Sigur Rós have in common, this is perhaps the most important: They're both playing in Arizona on Friday. But that doesn't guarantee they'll end up in today's Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix This Weekend. Of course, if you're at Country Thunder this weekend, ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013
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    February 19, 2013

    Modest Mouse is Coming to Phoenix

    It's been a hot minute since Portland-based indie rock stalwarts Modest Mouse put a record out (the band's latest EP, No One's First and You're Next came out in freaking 2009). Songwriter Isaac Brock insists new material is coming (but you know, he named his record label Glacial Pace), but for now i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Ricky Brindley, What Are You Listening To?

    Ricky Brindley Brindley performs with sketch comedy troupe Bully Mammoth tonight at the Tempe Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. For more information, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? The station that plays my iPod or 91.5-FM (NPR ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Coachella 2013 Official Lineup is Posted

    The wait, as they say, is finally over. You can cease all the speculation of who the hell is officially playing this year's Coachella as Goldenvoice unveiled the lineup in grand fashion. See also: -Who Is Really Playing Coachella This Year? -The Rolling Stones Aren't Playing Coachella, but Some ... More >>

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    November 15, 2012
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    May 10, 2012
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    April 20, 2012

    Lady La, What Are You Listening To?

    Lady La Lady La is the morning show host for 101.5 JAMZ FM Monday-Friday from 6-10 a.m. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? KOOL 94.5 FM. What's the first album you bought? Timbaland & Magoo. What's the first concert you saw? E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    It's Easter: Here Are Five Musicians Whose Careers We Would Resurrect

    Easter Weekend is upon us my friends. Yes, the charming time of year when we hide plastic eggs filled with jelly beans and chocolate underneath rocks and behind trees. When children will spend hours devouring choco-bunnies and woofing down Starbursts while you get sauced on lite beer in folding dec ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our April 5 Issue

    This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts. Who are the hottest women in metal? Want to hear exclusive music from Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse? What local ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Queens of Country Soundtrack to Feature Isaac Brock (Modest Mouse), Wanda Jackson, and Classic Country

    Lizzy Caplan as Jolene Gillis​Directors Ryan Page and Christopher Pomerenke (of Phoenix bands Less Pain Forever and Runaway Diamonds) are no strangers to "music movies." The pair's documentaries, Moog, The Heart Is a Drum Machine, and Blood Into Wine are all insightful looks at the various way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    10 Summer Songs

    ​It's now June, and the heat is on. Between the backyard barbeques and triple-degree temperatures, summer is here to stay.Pop music is littered with songs about summer, including "Summer Lovin'" "Summertime Blues", "Summer of '69", and how could we forget that "School's Out" for summer?Pull up a l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    PBS Website Hacked, Fake Tupac Story Posted

    ​One of the most awesome, hilarious, ridiculous hacking pranks has gone down. A group of hackers recently got into PBS' web system and posted an unusual story about deceased rapper Tupac Shakur, according to Yahoo News.The hacker group, which calls itself Lulzsec and the Lulz Boat, posted a fake s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Keith Richards Reportedly Recording New Material

    ​Keith Richards is said to be recording new material at a studio in New York City, according to Spinner.There's no word yet on whether he's been working on material for the Rolling Stones, a solo project, or producer and drummer Steve Jordan's side project band, the Verbs.Rumors have been floating ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011
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    June 9, 2010

    Your Guide to Navigating Blogger-Created Genre Names

    ​ "What the fuck is chillwave?????" Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast tweeted back in April, when MTVU blogger Lindsay Hood described her band as "chillwave," after dismissing genres like "lo-fi," "glo-fi" and "Gorillavsbearcore" in her blurb advancing the video for the band's single "When I'm Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Polysics Q&A On Absolute Polysics, Kayo's Departure From the Band and Modest Mouse's Vulgarity

    Fumi, Hiro, Kayo, and Yano of Polysics​Listening to Polysics is like doing a hit of acid in a vat of extra-sugar-coated Jujubes. Choose your album. Whether its 2008's We Ate the Machine, this year's Absolute Polysics, or any of the older albums in their catalog, the candy-sweet, frenetic energy th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    What's Spinning: The Blaze 1330 AM

    <​The Blaze is, according to our Best of Phoenix issue, the station of choice for those jonesing to hear what's happening in local music. Here's the chart documenting what ASU's Original Alternative played over the past week.1. Fruit Bats - The Ruminant Band2. Arctic Monkeys - Humbug3. Grand Ar ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009
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    January 28, 2009

    Modest Mouse Coming To Marquee on Feb. 25

    Did you hear that?! Modest Mouse is coming to Tempe on February 25. Like, less than a month from now. And tickets go on sale tomorrow. The Issaquah, Washington six-piece sold out the 5,000-seat Mesa Amphitheatre in May 2007, so these tickets for a room half that size will go fast. There's simply n ... More >>

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    October 9, 2008
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    October 9, 2008
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    May 15, 2008
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    May 10, 2007

    Emperors of Japan

    Your Freak Majesty
    (Dark Black Records)

  • Music

    March 22, 2007

    Modest Mouse

    We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
    (Sony)

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Dilated Pupils

    Producing the future

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    December 5, 2006
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    August 10, 2006

    A Change of Pace

    Prepare the Masses
    (Immortal Records)

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Wolf Parade

    Apologies to the Queen Mary
    (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    Panic! at Andersons

    The madness is back -- with prizes inside

  • Music

    December 2, 2004
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    October 14, 2004

    Blood Brothers

    Crimes
    (V2)

  • Music

    August 12, 2004

    Mixed Up

    "I'm retiring from the humiliating art of wooing girls with music."

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    Mouse Trap

    Modest Mouse: On the Mellow Tip

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    June 3, 2004
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    May 27, 2004
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    May 6, 2004

    What's Selling

    A list of the top sellers

  • Music

    May 6, 2004

    Dirty Dozen Brass Band

    Funeral for a Friend (Ropeadope)

  • Music

    July 11, 2002

    A Modest Success

    Ugly Casanova may fail as a hoax. But as an offering from Modest Mouse's enigmatic front man, it works just fine.

  • Music

    May 30, 2002

    Ugly Casanova

    Sharpen Your Teeth (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    April 25, 2002

    Unlikely Hero

    Seattle indie trio makes glorious guitar rock, but it can't escape comparisons to another stellar northwestern band

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Fruit Bats

    Echolocation (Perishable)

  • Music

    September 28, 2000

    Mouse on the Moon

    Modest Mouse, the band that would be indie rock's king, navigates a major-label existence

  • Music

    June 1, 2000

    Modest Mouse

    The Moon and Antarctica
    (Epic Records)

  • Music

    October 8, 1998

    Hero Worship

    Seattle's 764-HERO expands its lineup, abandoning the ranks of the Northwest's great indie duos

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    May 14, 1998

    Mouse That Roared

    The members of Modest Mouse make brilliant music, but they'd rather not talk about it

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    May 7, 1998

    Dropout Rock

    Illinois foursome Braid proves itself the happy exception to the college-town rule

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    January 1, 1998

    Indie Outings

    The highs and lows of another adventurous year in the world of indie rock

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    November 6, 1997

    Promise Keepers

    Recovering from a badly produced debut, the Promise Ring finally delivers the goods

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    June 5, 1997
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