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Year: 2007 | Month: April
Posted 2007/04/23 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Video

www.modestmousemusic.com is offering another green screen contest, this time for "Missed The Boat." As with the previous one, green screen footage can be downloaded from their site and used to make a video for the band. They are also stating that a similar contest for "Fire It Up" is also planned for the near future. Thanks to Jacquelyn for the info.

Source: http://modestmousemusic.com/video/

Posted 2007/04/23 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Video

Eric Judy has stated that "Missed The Boat" will be the 2nd single from "We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank." The video is to be directed by Christopher Mills, the same guy that was behind the "Float On" video, as well as videos for Interpol's "PDA" and The Secret Machines' "The Road Leads Where It's Led."

Source: http://www.videostatic.com/vs/2007/week15/index.html#entry-32771898

Posted 2007/04/17 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

Modest Mouse in Scotland

The band will be part of the line up for the Connect Music Festival taking place at Inveraray Castle over the last weekend in August. Thanks to Twee for this info.

Source: http://www.connectmusicfestival.com

Posted 2007/04/12 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: TV Performance

UPDATE: Modest Mouse Talk Show Performances

Modest Mouse will be performing on the Late Show with David Letterman on May 1st and on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on May 16th.
Posted 2007/04/12 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

Lollapalooza 2007

Modest Mouse have been confirmed as part of this year's lineup for Lollapalooza, taking place in Chicago over the weekend of August 3rd. Other acts include Pearl Jam, Daft Punk and Interpol.

Source: http://www.lollapalooza.com

Posted 2007/04/12 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Video

Modest Mouse and MTVU have announced a contest to create a music video for "We've Got Everything." MTVU has green screen footage of the band available for download from their site that can be used in the video. The first place prize includes the video premiering on MTVU and a Sony HDR-HC5 High Definition Mini DV 2.1MP Handycam Camcorder. Thanks to Drew and Jessica for sending in this news.

Source: http://www.bestfilmoncampus.com/contests/modestmouse/default.aspx

Posted 2007/04/12 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

Vancouver venue change

Please note that the April 16 show in Vancouver has moved from the Pacific Coliseum to the PNE Forum and all tickets will still be honored, but will now all be general admission. All of the other show information, including the date and time, remains the same.
Posted 2007/04/10 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Isaac Brock, New Material, Release

Talks of a new EP in the works and a

Isaac has said that the band are looking at putting out an EP of songs that didn't make the album and mentions song titles such as "Autumn Beds," "Tie The Lake Down" and "The Whale Song." No mention of when this will be released. He has also mentioned that Heath Ledger and his production company want to do an animated music video for "King Rat" and have Terry Gilliam help out with some of the animations. Thanks to Jeff for the link.

Source: http://vh1blog.vh1.com/2007/04/exclusive_modes.html

Posted 2007/04/10 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Isaac Brock

Isaac explains the cover of

From Entertainment Weekly: "The picture on the cover is a hot-air balloon with an anchor instead of a basket. It's an idea I came up with because it represents stasis - the balloon will never go up or down. It's just a general feeling I have about everything: Every time we seem to cure or solve something, another problem pops up." Thanks to Jessica for sending in the quote.

Source: http://www.stereogum.com/archives/005045.html

Posted 2007/04/04 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: None

We've Got Everything Photo Contest

www.modestmousemusic.com is holding a contest whereby you have to submit photographs of yourself representing the song titles from "We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank." Prizes include iPod Nanos, Sony turntables and special edition copies of Modest Mouse's latest album.

Source: http://modestmousemusic.com/everything/

Posted 2007/04/04 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

European tour dates

A whole bunch of European tour dates have turned up on Johnny Marr's MySpace page, including a bunch of European festivals that look like they're still in the process of being confirmed. The dates include more in the United Kingdom and new dates in countries such as France, Italy, The Netherlands, Denmark and Belgium. No word yet on where tickets can be bought besides the German shows. We'll post that information when we get it, keep your eyes on the tour section. The information also includes an unconfirmed festival date in Tokyo, Japan.
Posted 2007/04/04 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Interview, Isaac Brock

Isaac interview on Triple J

Australia's Triple J managed to get Isaac on the phone recently for another interview in which he discusses the new album, over doing it on stage, working with and living near James Mercer, American Idol covering "Float On" and future shows in Australia. The interview is available for download from their site.

Source: http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/breakfast/listen/

Posted 2007/04/02 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

Modest Mouse to perform in Ireland

Modest Mouse have been confirmed for the Electric Picnic festival taking place in Stradbally over the last weekend of August. This will mark the first time Modest Mouse has played in Ireland to our knowledge. Other acts include Sonic Youth, Bj?rk, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Ladytron. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (April 3rd) at 9am. Thanks to Neil for sending us this information.

Source: http://www.electricpicnic.ie/

Posted 2007/04/02 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

More German tour dates

Maybe not the latest of news, as the tickets are already on sale, but 4 more German tour dates have been added.

2007/06/06 Georg Elser Halle M?nchen, DE
2007/06/07 Postbahnhof am Ostbahnhof Berlin, DE
2007/06/10 Batschkapp Frankfurt, DE
2007/06/11 Live Music Hall K?ln, DE

Tickets are available through www.kartenhaus.de.

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