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Modest Mouse

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Johnny Marr: 'Modest Mouse Was My Favorite Band That I Was In'

    Johnny Marr -- Smiths guitarist, Modest Mouse producer and more -- released his solo debut early this year. After touring the album around the world, he hits the House of Blues Anaheim next week. In the print issue, we spoke to Marr about the Smiths, being a good frontman and what he's been up to th ... More >>

  • Music

    October 24, 2013

    Johnny Marr Doesn't Need Morrissey

    The onetime Smiths guitarist doesn't rest on his laurels, can still write hits

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Modest Mouse - The US Open Of Surfing - July 26, 2013

    Modest Mouse US Open of Surfing 7/26/13 This year's US Open of Surfing's musical event day number two was as crazy and chaotic as always, prompting the drunkest, sun burnt, and heat exhausted audience members to turn it into the US Open of Crowd Surfing. Indie musicians Modest Mouse headlined this ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 18, 2013

    US Open: Modest Mouse

    PCH and Main St.

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    The Steelwells Re-Make Themselves at Home

    The Steelwells. Remember them? They're that Fullerton-bred indie-rock outfit that toured with Foster the People and Grouplove, then went into the studio to record an EP . . . two years ago. Well, they want you to know they're alive and well, and they're sorry they never called or sent post cards. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Beach House - The Glass House - April 10, 2013

    Beach House The Glass House April 10, 2013 It's that time of year again, when the lucky few (or around 100,000) ascend to the desert on two special weekends for this thing called Coachella. Maybe you've heard of it? Supposedly a bunch of cool bands play, and because of that, they can't tour around ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Cold War Kids Announce New Guitarist, Free Singles

    ​Late last year, we found out that Cold War Kids' guitarist Jonathan Russell was quitting. Our source told us not to break the news; there were tours and albums to be released. Not wanting to burn our source, we waited to see what happened--and today, the LA Times reports that former Modest Mouse ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 30, 2011

    The Album Leaf

    Detroit Bar

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Archers of Loaf to Tour

    ​North Carolina's 1990s noise rockers Archers of Loaf are touring, marking the band's first tour since 1998. The band saw significant airplay on alternative radio, and was perhaps best known in indie circles for their 1993 debut album Icky Mettle, which featured fuzzy, guitar-driven rock with squa ... More >>

  • Music

    December 9, 2010

    Weird In OC

    [Mental Notes] This week in unusual Orange County concerts

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    What You Missed: Ms. Double D-Cember, Dead Kennedys, AKC/Eukanuba Dog Show, Passion Pit, Winter Fantasy

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​What'd you miss this weekend? Ours started off at KROQ's annual Miss Double D-Cember contest at the Slidebar in Fullerton, hosted by Kevin and Bean. Then there was the 20th Annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Festival grounds. We relived our punk days with Dead Kennedys at the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 16, 2010

    Matt Costa

    Fingerprints

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Incoming: Matt Costa at Detroit, Morrissey at the Fox Pomona

    ​It may be late Friday afternoon, but there's still some stuff to talk about. Like a couple of big new shows coming our way.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Japanese Motors to Tour West Coast with the Horrors

    ​Costa Mesa's Japanese Motors are one of Orange County's most promising current bands, having toured all over the place with Modest Mouse and landed a spot on the Vice Records roster. UK garage act the Horrors have had one of the best 2009s of anyone, with their sophomore album Primary Colours end ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Last Last Night: Modest Mouse at the Grove

    ​Last Saturday, really: Modest Mouse and The Night Marchers at the Grove of Anaheim, Aug. 29, 2009.Better than: Getting into a thumb war during a night at the opera. Read on...I don't remember a whole lot from the last time I saw Modest Mouse, which was in 2004 at Soma in San Diego, but I do remem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Crowdsourced: Modest Mouse at the Grove of Anaheim

    Beth StirnamanDon't be fooled. This picture is actually from Friday at Street Scene in San Diego, not Saturday at the Grove of Anaheim.​You've heard what clubs editor Spencer Kornhaber thought about Saturday night's Modest Mouse show at the Grove of Anaheim, and sure, it was great, and we all love ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Heard Mentality: Headed to Street Scene!

    ​Seeing as how we're the closest Village Voice Media paper to San Diego, we feel a profound sense of obligation to cover this weekend's Street Scene festival. Yes, that's right, obligation--not the opportunity to hang out in the Gaslamp District checking out awesome bands. It's all about obligatio ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2009

    Modest Mouse

    The Grove of Anaheim

  • Music

    August 27, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Lemme Hear Ya San Diego!!!!

    If you'll drive from OC to Coachella, then I'm assuming everyone's cool with me posting info about the San Diego Street Scene. The 25th annual event takes place Aug. 28 and 29 in the East Village (which is near Big Corporate Baseball Park). This year's lineup is top heavy with hip-hop thanks to appe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2009

    Incoming: Modest Mouse at the Grove of Anaheim

    Here's a big one: Modest Mouse, former indie darlings turned mainstream superstars via the massive--and extremely surprising at the time--success of "Float On" are coming to the Grove of Anaheim on August 29. Tickets are on sale this Saturday at noon; $35, and $37.50 at the door (if in fact there ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    San Diego Street Scene Lineup Announced

    Tired of the Black Eyed Peas yet? No? Great! Well, they're headlining the 25th installment of San Diego's Street Scene, happening on August 28 and 29 (three weeks after playing the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa on August 7). Also playing: M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, Modest Mouse, the Dead Wea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    TONIGHT: Japanese Motors at Avalon Bar

    In the past six months Costa Mesa's Japanese Motors have played CMJ, SXSW and toured the country with Modest Mouse, but tonight they're back in their hometown, playing a gig at the cozy Avalon Bar. They're on the radio on Sirius XM, they've been covered by Pitchfork, etc., etc.--the point is that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    New Digital-Only Japanese Motors EP Released Today

    Costa Mesa's Japanese Motors have been as popular lately as the Octomom has been unpopular, selling out theaters across the country with their sweet opening gig on Modest Mouse's current tour. They continue their momentum today with a new digital-only EP, Perception of Reality, available now on iTun ... More >>

  • Music

    January 29, 2009
  • Calendar

    November 13, 2008

    Mason Conspiracy

    Mason Jennings

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    Accidents Will Rappin'

    How Sparrow Love Crew became the indie rocker's Jurassic 5

  • Culture

    December 20, 2007

    Trendzilla

    Another trend for the tall, gorgeous and anorexic

  • Calendar

    December 6, 2007

    Seamen! Right Ahead!

    Tall Ship Mock Battles

  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    Mike Conleys 7 Favorite Things

    Avalon Bar proprietor

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2007

    Matt Costa at Detroit, 8/26

    And now for the something-like-43rd time Matt Costa's been mentioned in the Weekly: What's there left to say? On Sunday night, the Detroit Bar was packed. And it wasn't really for their usual Karaoke Sundays, or even for any announced show at all. The Huntington Beach resident with the curio ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Hits!

    Electric Chair

  • Music

    May 31, 2007

    Hits!

    SecondSpin

  • Music

    April 12, 2007

    Hits!

    PEPPERLAND MUSIC

  • Music

    April 5, 2007

    Hits!

    GREENE RECORDS

  • Music

    March 29, 2007

    Hits!

    Bionic Records

  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Locals Only

    Breath of Life

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Locals Only

    The Colour, Between Earth & Sky, available Feb. 6 on Rethink Records<

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    Independence Day

    Ten great CDs that will blow you away no matter your definition

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Huge Coup

    Nightlife and more: Nov. 9-Nov. 16

  • Music

    October 26, 2006

    Full House

    Dennis Argenzia, director of marketing, the Grove of Anaheim

  • Music

    September 7, 2006

    Locals Only

    Venus Infers, Share Venus Infers, self-released 4-track ep

  • Music

    July 27, 2006

    Kids in the Hall

    Los Alamitos almost-band Lightmusic prepare to ditch the almost

  • Features

    November 17, 2005
  • Unknown

    August 4, 2005

    Stupidity

    Aug. 4 - Aug. 11

  • Unknown

    July 7, 2005

    HOT AS IN GOD

    This week in nightlife and more: July 7-14

  • Columns

    November 4, 2004
  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Are We Keeping You Awake?

    Artists like Sleater-Kinney rock, fans zone, Jesus weeps

  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Stupid Monitors

    Fire, zombie kids and crappy sound conspire against Modest Mouse

  • Music

    May 23, 2002
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