Tag Archives: Modest Mouse

Wednesday Music News

Album, schmalbum. Modest Mouse fans have been waiting for news on a follow-up to the band’s 2007 breakout, We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, and instead the humble rodents have announced a cross-country tour! Sure, why not. Chances are, attendees will hear some new material in the set list; the band debuted threeRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Brookyln-based synth-pop band Lemonade released a video for their album-closer and KEXP favorite “Softkiss” today. The video, which features the band standing in a brightly lit room, walking through a waterfall, and standing under some sort of planetary eclipse (that is secretly [SPOILER ALERT] a disco ball!), feels, like most things Lemonade does, straight outRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

There may not be as much dancing as the “Lonely Boy” video, but the new Black Keys video for “Gold on the Ceiling” is still pretty cool. You can find “Gold on the Ceiling” on 2011′s acclaimed El Camino and you can see the Black Keys live in Seattle on May 8th at Key Arena.Read more...

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Modest Mouse Live @ Sasquatch! 2011

Veteran Washington rockers Modest Mouse have been staples of the Northwest scene since 1993, and on Sunday night they showcased why. A 20-song setlist bookended by “Shit Luck” and “Spitting Venom” (with indelible bro-classic “Float On” buried in there somewhere) rocked the Gorge last weekend. The Main Stage crowd danced and screamed for two hours,Read more...

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Sasquatch! Sunday!

Sunday began as another beautiful day at the Gorge with young Chicago rockers Smith Westerns, followed by a sunny set by The Drums to get the crowd dancing early before Fitz & the Tantrums blew the roof off. And that was just the first three acts on the main stage. Cotton Jones, Typhoon, Other Lives,Read more...

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Sasquatch! is coming!

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Northwest plays host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Columbia River Gorge in George, Washington. Founded by Adam Zacks, the festival has been bringing concertgoers a blend of big-name headliners and unsung all-star undercards since 2002. 2011 marks the festival’s 10th year, and the first ever expanded four-day lineup.Read more...

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Monday News Roundup

Bon Iver‘s highly anticipated follow-up to 2007′s acclaimed For Emma, Forever Ago is finally coming out via Jagjaguwar on June 21, and now it seems that the band is taking to the stage in support of the self-titled record. A short string of US tour dates have been announced, though sadly, it seems there areRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Some concerning news starts off this week’s roundup as Jenny Conlee, the lovely Decemberists’ mulit-instrumentalist, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Thankfully, the cancer was caught early and the “prognosis is very very good for a full recovery.” As per Jenny’s request, no tour dates will be canceled, but the band will certainly be playingRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Pixies are the latest to cancel shows in Israel. A couple of weeks ago, Elvis Costello canceled his shows there, citing Israel’s poor treatment of the Palestinians. Now, the raid on the Gaza-bound aid flotilla has prompted Black Francis and company to call off would would be their first ever concert in Tel Aviv. TwoRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

LCD Soundsystem are streaming their entire new album over at their website. This choice may or may not have been influenced by leaks of a bunch of tracks from This Is Happening, the highly anticipated third album from the band. It’s being released May 18th on DFA/Virgin Records. They’ll be playing Sasquatch May 30th andRead more...

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