Archive | Modest Mouse

Sasquatch 2015

Sasquatch 2015 – Saturday: Father John Misty, Modest Mouse, The Budos Band, Vox Mod

Show Date: May 23, 2015

The Budos Band came ready to rock the mid-afternoon crowd on the main stage. One member of the band played the biggest saxophone I’ve ever seen. A quick Internet search tells me it’s a sax called a “contrabass saxophone”; pretty good low-end sound coming from that thing. Their sound has grown a little more rock […]

Continue Reading
The Young Evils - Credit: Victoria VanBruinisse

Sasquatch 2015 Picks: Modest Mouse, Odesza, Perfume Genius, The Budos Band, The Young Evils {Saturday, May 23}

Really, so much good stuff to see today at Sasquatch! On the Uranus stage at 3:00 are Seattle rockers  The Young Evils. What started a few years ago as a more acoustic based Vaselines homage between Troy Nelson and his girlfriend (now wife) Mackenzie has expanded in both members and sound. They’ve amp’d up the […]

Continue Reading
sasquatch_gorge_2011

Sneak peek: our picks for mind-melters at Sasquatch 2011

It’s high time we started scouring the schedule and getting that backlog of laundry done — because this year’s Sasquatch festival up at the Gorge is upon us, and we’ll be heading up there for the long Memorial Day weekend (including Friday) to report back the best of what’s good. Here’s a blow-by-blow of what’s […]

Continue Reading

Imaginary Interview: Todd Barry talks about "Defriending Cancer"

“Defriending Cancer” is not just a good idea but an excellent comedy and music benefit coming up. The night is hosted by comedian Todd Barry and features some of his funniest colleagues, like Neil Hamburger, Eugene Mirman, Tig Notaro, Natasha Leggero and Tim Heidecker (of “Tim and Eric” fame). It also features music from James […]

Continue Reading
17037-3903022830_cb50f50f91

Favorite Bumbershoot photos by Erik Clineschmidt

Earlier we posted the five favorite shots at Bumbershoot from the fantastic photographer Jason Tang. His also brilliant colleague Erik Clineschmidt offered his five favorite photos from last weekend at Bumbershoot. They are: Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Modest Mouse fans: No hands: Colors of [Sonic] Youth: Hosed in the pit:

Continue Reading

First acts confirmed for Bumbershoot

I doubt this is an April Fool’s joke so I’ll put it out there, Bumbershoot announced the first list of acts to play this year. There are certainly some that I’m really excited to see (some again) and others I’ll pass on. I know there’ll be a lot of people bitching about Katy Perry but […]

Continue Reading
Bestof07-TIG_sm_0

TIG Best Northwest Releases of 2007: Editors' picks

We gathered our imaginary staff to determine our collective Northwest favorites for 2007. It was hard work. Imaginary battles were fought, alliances formed, and finally, winners emerged. You should have seen the way that imaginary Liz can arm wrestle, and how Erik Gonzalez can duke it out for his favorite bands. It was fierce and […]

Continue Reading

Best of 2007: Sero(tone)in's picks

Every December I go through over 80 albums and try to codify them some way. Though it may take until after Christmas before my final top list (and mix cd) is ready, my favorite albums of the year are always fairly obvious to me by now. These are the ones that meant the most to […]

Continue Reading