Tag Archives: Modest Mouse

Dueling Banjos: A KEXP Video Roundup to Make You Squeal

It was on this day in 1973 that the song “Dueling Banjos” became one of the few instrumentals to be awarded a Gold record that decade. Thanks to its chilling use in the movie Deliverance, the song won a Grammy Award that year, and even went on to reach No. 2 for four weeks onRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2015

It’s Thankgiving, and chances are, you’ve already got your menu all planned out, right? Well, to help feed your musical appetite, KEXP is serving up a Video Roundup of delicious songs below. No need to loosen your belt; this playlist platter is calorie free! Listen along as you finish up in the kitchen, greet yourRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 11th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 18 to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Live Review: Modest Mouse with Mimicking Birds at the Paramount Theatre 8/25

For longtime followers of the band, it’s a little strange that Modest Mouse has now spent more time as a big-name ticket than a scrappy indie rock band from Issaquah, but in retrospect, the band’s current status goes along with Modest Mouse’s singular trajectory. Although many would label them with the “indie rock” tag, they’veRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/3

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, August 3rd: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Albert Hammond Jr. Last Call with CarsonRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/20

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 20th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Giorgio Moroder Tuesday, July 21st: Late NightRead more…

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Live Video: Ben Watt with Bernard Butler at Pianos in the Park

Last July, Ben Watt of Everything but the Girl visited Seattle to promote his first solo album in 21 years, Hendra, and his second memoir, Romany and Tom. Not only did he graciously perform in the KEXP studios, he brought along a friend: guitarist Bernard Butler (Suede, Modest Mouse). After concluding a four-song set, WattRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Northwest indie icons Modest Mouse go medieval in the clip for “The Ground Walks, With Time in a Box,” a highlight from their latest full-length Strangers to Ourselves. In the video, frontman Isaac Brock portrays a maniacal ruler in a post-apocalyptic world, with a dagger for a microphone and a broken lightbulb for a scepter.Read more…

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 2: Modest Mouse

Seven years without a new album. Nearly biannual membership shuffles. Repeated reports of studio sessions without any release. For a minute, Modest Mouse looked like they might have been heading down the lucrative but artistically fruitless legacy act path that a few of their contemporaries are starting to follow. But when they arrived on theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Beloved Northwest duo The Helio Sequence share a vibrant video for the track “Upward Mobility” off their upcoming self-titled full-length out May 19th on Sub Pop. The clip, directed by Emanuele Kabu, is a fun, animated experience. Watch below. The Helio Sequence will be LIVE on KEXP on Tuesday, May 19th at 1:00 PM PT.Read more…

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