Tuesday, September 8, 2009

The Mighty Modest Mouse

At times when Isaac Brock speaks, he’s unintelligible. But when he sings, it’s a different matter.

At Modest Mouse’s appearance in Billings Thursday night, Brock mumbled a few statements between songs, but it was his musicianship that impressed the most.
Brock fronts an accomplished lineup of performers (albeit Johnny Marr, former guitarist of the Smiths, was missing, perhaps out gigging with his Wakefield indie group The Cribs. Jim Fairchild played Marr’s guitar parts), and his poetic connection to language creates eccentric verses, which, in song, are quite infectious. Read Full Story...

(Source: Pen and Paige)

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