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Year: 2010 | Month: April
Posted 2010/04/29 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Site News

Update

Our website is still missing all of April's data. The site was moved to an upgraded system within the same hosting company on Monday morning without notification, and the database that was used is one from the end of March... doesn't really help matters.

Now there are problems restoring the database that was in use on April 25 when everything was still good. 60 minutes has turned into a few hours, which has now turned into 4 days, and I still have no definite answer as to when the problem is going to be solved. Apologies to all.
Posted 2010/04/26 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Site News

Server Upgrade

Please note that the site is being currently being moved to a new server and the database that they are using is an old one. Please be patient while we get our hosting company to restore the correct database. The message board will also be down until all data is current again.
Posted 2010/04/21 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Isaac Brock, Release, Side Project, Ugly Casanova

180 Degrees South Soundtrack gets release date/tracklist

Pitchfork has revealed that the 180 Degrees South Soundtrack will be released on June 22 on Jack Johnson's Brushfire Records.

Isaac, as Ugly Casanova, will be contributing 9 songs to the soundtrack, one of the tracks (
Hotcha Girls) having been pre-released on 2002's Sharpen Your Teeth. It will also feature songs by James Mercer, Mason Jennings, Love As Laughter and Jack Johnson.
  1. Ugly Casanova: "Mountains of Storms"
  2. Ugly Casanova: "Here's to Now"
  3. Mason Jennings: "Machines"
  4. James Mercer: "Doug's Theme"
  5. Ugly Casanova: "Wave Goodbye"
  6. Ugly Casanova: "Lonesome Blues"
  7. James Mercer: "Journey Through the Past"
  8. Ugly Casanova: "Hotcha Girls"
  9. Jack Johnson: "Spring Wind"
  10. Ugly Casanova: "Maybe We're Lost"
  11. Ugly Casanova: "Corcovado"
  12. Love as Laughter: "Coconut Flakes"
  13. Ugly Casanova: "The Geezer"
  14. Ugly Casanova: "Lay Me Down"

Source: http://pitchfork.com/news/38564-isaac-brock-james-mercer-contribute-music-to-documentary-soundtrack/

Posted 2010/04/20 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

First Modest Mouse Show in Connecticut

A slight date change. The Boston show seems to have moved back a day to July 25 and now on the 24th Modest Mouse will be performing in Wallingford, CT. Their first ever show in Connecticut. Tickets go on sale on April 30. Thanks to Colin for pointing this out.

Source: http://www.livenation.com/edp/eventId/421431

Posted 2010/04/17 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Release

Record Store Day 2010

It's Record Store Day 2010, which sees the reissue of Modest Mouse's The Moon & Antarctica on vinyl. Get out there and support your local independent record store.

Source: http://www.recordstoreday.com

Posted 2010/04/13 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Tour

New North American Tour Dates

A whole ton of tour dates have made an appearance on Modest Mouse's MySpace page, adding to the dates that have already been know. During July the band will be performing in a few places they've never played before:

2010/07/02 Royal Oak Theater Royal Oak, MI, US
2010/07/03 Marcus Amphitheater Milwaukee, WI, US
2010/07/06 Crossroads KC @ Grinders Kansas City, MO, US
2010/07/09 Paolo Soleri Amphitheatre Sante Fe, NM, US
2010/07/10 1stBANK Center Broomfield, CO, US
2010/07/12 Ramkota Exhibit Hall Sioux Falls, ND, US
2010/07/13 Hub at the Venue Fargo, ND, US
2010/07/14 The Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis, MN, US
2010/07/16 Union Park Chicago, IL, US
2010/07/17 Pageant Theatre St Louis, MO, US
2010/07/18 The Valarium Knoxville, TN, US
2010/07/19 Orange Peel Asheville, NC, US
2010/07/20 Music Farm Charleston, SC, US
2010/07/22 Wellmont Theater Montclair, NJ, US
2010/07/23 Williamsburg Waterfront Brooklyn, NY, US
2010/07/25 House of Blues Boston, MA, US


Thanks to Dani for the news tip.

Source: http://collect.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=bandprofile.listAllShows&friendid=4341225&n=Modest+Mouse

Posted 2010/04/12 at 00:00 | By: Gregg | Tags: Side Project, Ugly Casanova

Original Music By: Ugly Cassanova?

A new trailer has been posted for the 180 Degrees South Documentary and towards the end it states that it will feature original music by Ugly Cassanova?

Now before anyone gets too excited, take note of that extra "s," as in that's the spelling of Isaac's publishing name, as first noted on "The Fruit That Ate Itself" (Although also note that since 2004 it has been spelt Ugly Casanova on Modest Mouse releases), and not his side project Ugly Casanova.

Why Isaac appears to be going under his alias is anyone's guess at this point OR could this be a new incarnation of Ugly Casanova?

When this was first mentioned last year, the project was supposed to include Modest Mouse members Isaac, Eric, Tom and Joe and The Shins' James Mercer. So it would be interesting if this was the new Ugly Casanova, except that in this new trailer, James Mercer's name is listed separately.

Ugly Cassanova is also listed first and larger than the other names, which is also interesting as this was originaly thought to be James Mercer's project.

180 Degrees South has just started showing at film festivals and will be available on DVD on June 8, so hopefully more information will start becoming available on any soundtrack details.

Thanks to Buzman429 for the news tip.

Source: http://www.180south.com/trailer.html

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