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Saturday, July 3, 2010

Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

One of the more unlikely (yet at the same time, more deserving) indie-rock bands to crack the alternative-rock mainstream last decade, Modest Mouse charmed the country with their ode to optimism “Float On” in 2004, then continued to make the...
Thursday, July 1, 2010

The Hold Steady, Roots, PBR Street Festival and Modest Mouse

We’re assuming that anybody reading this blurb doesn’t need to read yet another Bruce Springsteen comparison, so instead here’s a bit of trivia about the Milwaukee ties of Brooklyn’s The Hold Steady. The band’s bassist Galen Polivka is a Whitefish Bay High School alum who for years played in the...
06.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
In the spirit of Record Store Day, the successful annual promotion where independent music retailers lure customers to their shops with rare releases, the Record Store Day people have launched a monthly offshoot: Vinyl Saturday. It'll take place on the third Saturday of each month, beginning June 20, which will see the release of 7-inches from Wilco, Modest Mouse, Green Day and Pete Yorn and Scarl...
03.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
With the possible—possible—exception of Modest Mouse's own Lonesome Crowded West, I don't think I've ever heard an album that sounds more like Modest Mouse's This is a Long Drive For Someone to Think About than Cymbals Eat Guitars' self-released debut. Why There Are Mountains evokes Modest Mouse's debut not only in sound—in addition to wayward cellos and the explosions of noise for noise's sa...
Saturday, March 29, 2008

Tonight @ the Cactus Club - 10:00 PM

Local rock upstarts Atlatl celebrate the release of their debut EP tonight with a 10 p.m. performance at the Cactus Club with openers Fire On Your Sleeve and Eat The Mystery. Atlatl’s four-song debut runs the gamut from riff-heavy stoner-rock to spastic, Modest Mouse-style romps.

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