Where I learned I no longer like indie rock. Fortunately, there’s better stuff.
Download a new song from Isaac Brock’s long dormant side project.
Epic/Legacy celebrates 10th anniversary with 12″ reissue and download card.
Johnny Marr reveals the five singles featuring his own work that he would put in his own jukebox…if he owned a jukebox…which he doesn’t.
Video: Modest Mouse – “King Rat” Directed by Heath Ledger, co-directed and illustrated by Daniel Auber with lead animation by Norris Houk, animation by Jade Taglioli and produced by Sara Cline of THE MASSES. According to a post on Modest Mouse‘s MySpace blog, “Heath’s intention was to raise awareness on modern whaling practices through a … Continue reading New Modest Mouse video: King Rat
Video: Modest Mouse – “Satellite Skin” Directed by Kevin Willis. The first single off the No One’s First and You’re Next EP, due sometime this year, apparently. A little weird to release a single in advance of an EP, but I guess Modest Mouse might just be a little weird. Who knows anything about the … Continue reading Modest Mouse video – Satellite Skin
Representing some of his last directorial work before his death, Heath Ledger’s Music Videos Come To Light: The Oscar-winning actor directed “King Rat” for Modest Mouse after meeting singer Isaac Brock in Australia. “Heath and I have a mutual friend and when we were in Australia, my fiancé and some of us in the band … Continue reading Heath Ledger Directs Modest Mouse video
You can’t see everything, and with 130 bands over three days, you wouldn’t want to. Words and photos of what we saw in Grant Park this weekend…
According to Billboard, Modest Mouse bass player Eric Judy wants to release some old material that didn’t make it onto the last couple of albums. “We have three or four songs from Good News… that were pretty much almost done, but they were never finished,” Judy explains. “And then there were four songs off We … Continue reading Modest Mouse Outtakes Coming Soon?
This is perhaps the most succinct snapshot of mainstream American culture in 2007. The Top 12 finalists from American Idol, dressed as hippies and breakdancers, sing a snappy little version of Modest Mouse’s “Float On” in a commercial for—who else?—Ford Motor Co. Absolutely perfect. This spot has it all. In just 44 seconds, they manage … Continue reading American Idol covers Modest Mouse