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We’ve Got A File On You: Johnny Marr

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc.
Tags: Music, Christopher Nolan, The Smiths, Noel Gallagher, Talking Heads, Johnny Marr, Chrissie Hynde, The Pretenders, Oasis, Modest Mouse, David Byrne, Electronic, Bernard Sumner, Hans Zimmer, Isaac Brock, Billie Eilish

The Moon & Antarctica Turns 20

Modest Mouse were epic before they signed to Epic. Both of the Issaquah, Washington indie band's first two proper LPs pushed the limits of the compact disc. At about 74 minutes each, these albums were journeys. They tested you. The first was literally called This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think … More »
Tags: Music, Antarctica, Modest Mouse, The Anniversary, Isaac Brock, Issaquah Washington

Book Notes - Michael A. Ferro "TITLE 13"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Jesmyn Ward, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Michael A. Ferro's novel TITLE 13 is an impressive debut filled with dark humor and satire. The Coil wrote of the book: "Rich in dialogue and description with a delicate bal...
Tags: Music, Wilco, Chicago, David, Beethoven, NHL, Detroit, Green Day, Modest Mouse, David Byrne, Spine, Kirkus, Janice, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Blackhawks, Johnny Cash

Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock being sued after falling asleep at the wheel

Brock is being sued for $865,000. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Lawsuits, Modest Mouse, Music News, Brock, Isaac Brock, BrooklynVegan Staff

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. Isaac Brock was cited after the Aug. 3, 2016, accident for crashing into a city of Portland pick-up truck when he fell asleep at the wheel. He was not charged with … More »
Tags: Music, News, Portland, Modest Mouse, Isaac Brock

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 of flux. Described as "a region that still held remnants of the frontier and was known for little more than building airplanes and logging" by Michael Azzerad when setting the … More »
Tags: Music, Seattle, Modest Mouse, The Anniversary, Isaac Brock, Michael Azzerad

Premature Evaluation: Wolf Parade Cry Cry Cry

Wolf Parade arrived like they were running for their lives. Their Isaac Brock-produced debut was a gritty, frantic affair -- composed of fits and spurts of anxious energy and knotty instrumentation. The band’s perpendicular songwriters Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner matched this livewire music with narratives fixated on escape: from growing into your … More »
Tags: Music, Isaac Brock, Dan Boeckner, Wolf Parade, Premature Evaluation, Spencer Krug

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 Northwest indie rock star. In that message, he introduced Modest Mouse main man Isaac Brock to his own mother, pointing out, somewhat adorably, that his mother had taken him to … More »
Tags: Music, News, Pacific Northwest, Modest Mouse, Fleet Foxes, Isaac Brock, Robin Pecknold

Modest Mouse's Isaak Brock crashed into stopped traffic while asleep at the wheel (he's ok!)

There were no signs of him being intoxicated or impaired in any way, so police cited him for careless driving. There were also no serious injuries reported. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Accident, Modest Mouse, Music News, Car Accident, Isaac Brock, BrooklynVegan Staff

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 of a crappy weird" and "a collection of human turds." And now, OregonLive reports that the musician has crashed into a stopped City Of Portland pickup truck … More »
Tags: Music, News, Portland, Modest Mouse, Isaac Brock

Photos: Modest Mouse and Brand New at the Forum

[See image gallery at] While there wasn’t much overlap in fans for both Modest Mouse and Brand New, the co-headliners seemed to entertain the nearly sold-out audience at the Forum on Wednesday. What they did have in common was their timing of emergence, in the early 2000s, and much of the audience were reliving some high school and early-college days.  Modest Mouse and Brand New have been alternating time slots on this tour and last night was Modest Mouse’s turn to headline.  They...
Tags: Music, Featured, Gallery, Modest Mouse, Show Review, Brock, Michelle Shiers, Isaac Brock, Lacey, Brand New, Jesse Lacey

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