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“This month, Modest Mouse's The Lonesome Crowded West turns 20 https://t.co/QZ8GEL1V4i https://t.co/vel7Ad2eJ6” Pitchfork's Best Indie Rock Albums of All Time. Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West… The songs break down into wheezes and coughs as the band pounds the ends of bars until they curl up like sheet metal. Ive seen MM at free all-ages clubs, big orchestra halls, small bars and festivals and I dont doubt you. Editors’ Notes Scruffy and stripped down, The Lonesome Crowded West embodies '90s indie rock at its most meaningful. See which albums are the favorite of Pitchfork. Pitchfork's perfect rated albums and more. Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West ADVERTISEMENT. Available on vinyl for the first time in over a decade, on 180 gram double vinyl. Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West - Pitchfork Classic. Produced in Association w/ Vans. But Modest Mouse were already fortifying their hermetic island on Long Drive, where they pitted the jarring against the lulling in diverse ways. The Lonesome Crowded West is the second studio album by American alternative rock band Modest Mouse. The Lonesome Crowded West received positive reviews from critics, and appeared on several lists of the best albums of the 1990s. "Doin' the Cockroach" begins with the elusive dichotomy, "I was in heaven, I was in Hell/ Believe in neither but fear them as well." Find links to music, reviews … For better or worse, Pitchfork has a reputation for celebrating obscurity in music. Lonesome came out right on the hinge between indie rock's regional phase and its global one, in 1997, the year I got my first email address, and I still have the original LP I bought around then. Modest Mouse's 1996 album This Is a Long Drive for Someone With Nothing to Think About and 1997 LP The Lonesome Crowded West are getting reissued on vinyl next month. I'd reccomend picking up this release, grabbed this new myself for $21.99, well worth the money. As part of the Pitchfork Classic series, Pitchfork T.V. Released 18 November 1997 on Up (catalog no. See which albums are sitting at the top of this year's charts. Modest Mouse - Lonesome Crowded West - Pitchfork Classic. ... Pitchfork. Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West (2013) - Pitchfork documentary on the breakout album by Modest mouse, with archival footage of the band and interviews with the band members. That feeling of being trapped in part by your own familiarity, and the feeling of being surrounded by so many people, yet still somehow being alone runs … A list of Pitchfork's best music of the 1990s. This is also intricately bound up with the physical geography Modest Mouse inhabited. Pitchfork's Best Indie Rock Albums of All Time. But they weren't completely ex nihilo. Like other '90s indie groups, Modest Mouse reflected their region before pulling free from it on later albums. Formed by singer and guitarist Isaac Brock, drummer Jeremiah Green, and bassist Eric Judy in the Washington suburb of Issaquah, they had a kind of insular, visionary oddness. Above, listen to "White Lies, Yellow Teeth". Genres: Indie Rock. Music reviews, ratings, news and more. The Lonesome Crowded West fine-tunes forms that were introduced on Long Drive. Even alt-rock is absorbed in the patchwork pop of "Lounge", a medley of surf-rock, hot jazz, and chamber music with shout-rapped lyrics. Lonesome Crowded West November 8, 2014 by minimal_mystic in Inspiration , Instruments and tagged 90s , inspiration , legends , modest mouse Vintage release, this album captures the frantic and beautiful energy of the 1990s. Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music. Both are out on 180-gram double LP via Isaac Brock's label Glacial Pace and Fat Possum. The album was released on Up Records on November 18, 1997, on both compact disc and vinyl LP. The Lonesome Crowded West stands tall and defiantly weird among them. The first two full-lengths by Modest Mouse, out of print for many years, have been reissued by Isaac Brock's Glacial Pace imprint. 100. The Lonesome Crowded West: ... Pitchfork may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. 2020. up44; CD). done anything to warrant a ban, this is most likely the case. The Lonesome Crowded West is one of the most honest albums I’ve ever listened to. There are also outlying indie touchstones—"Might" sounds like Built to Spill if someone had knocked Doug Martsch on the head, other songs evoke the Pixies by way of Pink Floyd. 100. Watch a 45-minute documentary on Modest Mouse’s classic 1997 album The Lonesome Crowded West featuring new interviews with Isaac Brock, Calvin Johnson, and producer Phil Ek, as well as archival footage. Pitchfork … 19.9k members in the audiophilemusic community. The Lonesome Crowded West was met with positive reviews, and included on multiple “best albums of the 1990s” lists. The Lonesome Crowded West. "From the top of the ocean/ From the bottom of the sky/ Well, I get claustrophobic," Brock bellows on Lonesome's "Teeth Like God's Shoeshine", an image that would return in different form a few years later on "Ocean Breathes Salty". The Lonesome Crowded West; Studio album by Modest Mouse; Released: November 18, 1997: Recorded: Moon Music, Olympia, Washington, May/June 1997 except tracks 1,6,7 at. A compilation of photography from the Pitchfork Music Festival, including artist portraits by Sanchez and Kitahara. Pitchfork's perfect rated albums and more. “Trailer Trash” was written by lead singer Isaac Brock about the time he spent living in a trailer park in Oregon during 3rd and 4th grade. It's a folkloric tale of a cowboy who tries to shoot down God as revenge for mortality, with eerie calls and groans floating out of a vast, breathing darkness. The Lonesome Crowded West - Pitchfork Classic. Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West… Subject to its own Pitchfork documentary, listed in numerous prestigious Best Albums of the 90s lists, and destined to be re-discovered by continuous generations, The Lonesome Crowded West stands as the defacto Northwest indie-rock record. Perfect Scores. The Lonesome Crowded West is the third album recorded by indie rock band Modest Mouse (the second released, but Sad Sappy Sucker was recorded before The Lonesome Crowded West and This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About). The music cultivates its particular urgency by devising and then breaking free from psychic traps. Weird bands from nowhere places strained their quirks through a punk filter, and their styles were narrower but, perhaps, deeper than those of their polyglot descendants. Directed by RJ Bentler as part of the "Pitchfork Classic" series, Pitchfork.tv presents a 45-minute documentary on Modest Mouse's classic 1997 album The Lonesome Crowded West. This Is a Long Drive for Someone With Nothing to Think About: 01 Dramamine02 Breakthrough03 Custom Concern04 Might05 Lounge06 Beach Side Property07 She Ionizes & Atomizes08 Head South09 Dog Paddle10 Novocain Stain11 Tundra/Desert12 Ohio13 Exit Does Not Exist14 Talking Shit About a Pretty Sunset15 Make Everyone Happy/Mechanical Birds16 Space Travel Is Boring17 Edit the Sad Parts18 A Manic Depressive Named Laughing Boy, 01 Teeth Like God's Shoeshine02 Heart Cooks Brain03 Convenient Parking04 Lounge (Closing Time)05 Jesus Christ Was an Only Child06 Doin' the Cockroach07 Cowboy Dan08 Trailer Trash09 Out of Gas10 Long Distance Drunk11 Shit Luck12 Truckers Atlas13 Polar Opposites14 Bankrupt on Selling15 Styrofoam Boots/It's All Nice on Ice, Alright16 Baby Blue Sedan, 09-17 El Paso, TX - El Paso County Coliseum 09-19 Monterrey, Mexico - Hellow Festival 09-23 Pioneertown, CA - Pappy & Harriets09-24 Paso Robles, CA - Vina Robles Amphitheatre09-26 San Francisco, CA  - The Masonic09-28 Portland, OR - Project Pabst @ Zidell Yards 11-08 Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Fest. "Lounge (Closing Time)" is a less novelty-based, more structurally balanced version of "Lounge". 100. Heard now, they are a reminder of the group's insular, visionary oddness. Click Image Courtesy of pitchfork.com The Lonesome Crowded West fine-tunes forms that were introduced on Long Drive. Two decades removed from 1997’s inspired sonic travelogue, “The Lonesome Crowded West,” however, Issaquah’s favorite sons appear to be spinning their … The great theme of both albums is travel, or more essentially, how motion through space feels. Good News for People Who Love Bad News (2004) went platinum, produced hit single "Float On", landed the band on SNL and earned a Grammy nomination. en référence à The Lonesome Crowded West, 2xLP, Album, RE, 180, GPLP009 This record sounds great and I also did not have any issues with the inner sleeves being too tight. Isaac’s terrifying guitar work and deranged shouting down the stretch make for the album’s most relentless section, before the dense, tight, multi-part song comes ends in only four and a half minutes. For Brock, these enclosing physical confines are tantamount to mental ones; he's always moving forward without getting anywhere different, and he confronts this existential emergency with disdain and terrified awe. avg. Jun 27, 2012 - the lonesome crowded west x modest mouse x pitchfork doc x heaven sent It's all about inverted insides and outsides: huge landscapes that feel like small cages, civilizations that breed a savage misanthropy, disbelief that feels like religion. The sound it captures is just incredibly raw – they dynamics are over the top batshit-insane, and the different tones and atmospheres are diverse and sound exactly like what the lyrics describe. But its new documentary, "The Lonesome Crowded West," illuminates Modest Mouse's breakthrough 1997 album in a way that's honest and accessible. 100. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1997 Vinyl release of The Lonesome Crowded West on Discogs. Convenient Parking (10:54)4. 2020. Things are fucked now, with no inkling that they were ever any better, no state of grace to return to. 15 tracks (73:46). Fetch the Bolt Cutters. Client - Pitchfork Production - Pitchfork TV What we did - Post Production Mix Und das auch nicht zu unrecht, die Songs wirken zwar anfangs sehr schroff und roh, aber je öfter und genauer man hinhört, umso mehr erkennt man darin die Genialität und Einzigartigkeit, die diese Band von Anfang an ausgemacht hat. The Modest Mouse of the '90s had also been very much of its time, when indie rock was less of a popular genre than a refuge from them. Listen free to Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West (Teeth Like God's Shoeshine, Heart Cooks Brain and more). The Moon and Antarctica from 2000 clothed their decrepit strains in major label finery and production by someone outside of their local bubble, Califone's Brian Deck. pitchfork.com @ pitchfork. Morbid lyrics and backmasked guitars notwithstanding, "Gravity Rides Everything" was catchy enough to sell Nissan Quest minivans. The Lonesome Crowded West is the third album recorded by … Morning Teleportation - "Expanding Anyway" (Official Music Video) View fullsize. Brock excoriates riders on the Amtrak for "talking 'bout TV," punctuating his condemnations with pleas to "please shut up." We seem to glimpse empty landscapes with twisty bits of things blowing through them in the window of a train. 61. Pitchfork TV has released a documentary called "Modest Mouse: The Lonesome Crowded West". View fullsize. The Lonesome Crowded West. See which albums are the favorite of Pitchfork. The ambitious, sprawling, 74-minute epic proved to be the fledgling trio’s first breakthrough album, earning them a well-established cult following and eventually placing on many ‘best of the 90s’ lists, with Pitchfork placing The Lonesome Crowded West #29 on their list of Top 100 Albums Of The 1990s, while Spin ranked it #59 in The Best Albums from 1985 – 2005. Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West – Pitchfork Classic – 2013. 15 tracks (73:44). Modest Mouse quickly found purchase in the Pacific Northwest scene. Modest Mouse: The Lonesome Crowded West (2012) Listening to albums you loved that long ago often feels like looking at old photos, but the remarkable thing about these reissues is that their thrill feels contemporary, a present sense of physical and psychological danger. This becomes overt on "Convenient Parking", a dusty practice riff with broken springs. View reviews, ratings, news & more regarding your favorite band. Check them out below. 1,500 views made by Sean Dawn. Modest Mouse also have some tour dates coming up. on Lonesome Crowded West are no exception. Pitchfork.tv presents a 45-minute documentary on Modest Mouse's classic 1997 album The Lonesome Crowded West. By Andres Jauregui. I couldn’t think of a better record than The Lonesome Crowded West for me to … Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated as of 1/1/21) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated as of 1/1/21) and Your California Privacy Rights. Full Review → 2010. He also slips in one of the best of the obscure aphorisms that would come to increasingly infiltrate his litany of complaints: Some number of years "down the road in your life, you'll look in the mirror and say, 'My parents are still alive.'" With Moon, Modest Mouse caught a new wave of spacey psych-pop alongside the likes of The Flaming Lips, and it let them out on a foreign shore: mainstream success. All rights reserved. The urban paranoia of post-punk seeps into wide-open rural, looming industrial and encroaching suburban vistas, all alike in their sinister, hypnotic repetition. "Teeth Like God's Shoeshine" and the sprawling "Trucker's Atlas" draw the erratic thrust of "Breakthrough" into sleeker, more commanding arcs. Follow. Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West - Pitchfork Classic (The) Lonesome Crowded West was Modest Mouse's fourth recorded album, released in 1997. For better or worse, Pitchfork has a reputation for celebrating obscurity in music. Indeed, something you notice in an almost manically retro indie music climate is a striking absence of nostalgia. Fiona Apple. The record also refines some new looks that would soon be developed, such as the scratchy rural funk jam of "Jesus Christ Was an Only Child" and tender, ringing ballads such as "Heart Cooks Brain" and the gentle confessional "Trailer Trash". en référence à The Lonesome Crowded West, 2xLP, Album, RE, 180, GPLP009 This record sounds great and I also did not have any issues with the inner sleeves being too tight. Pitchfork may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. Subject to its own Pitchfork documentary, listed in numerous prestigious Best Albums of the 90s lists, and destined to be re-discovered by continuous generations, The Lonesome Crowded West stands as the defacto Northwest indie-rock record. View fullsize. Discografia Modest Mouse: The Lonesome Crowded West - Teeth Like God's Shoeshine, Heart Cooks Brain, Convenient Parking, Lounge (Closing Time), Jesus Christ Was An. Kanye West. With the first words of Long Drive, "traveling swallowing Dramamine," a sense of drugged conveyance through some grand monotony settles over us. I'd reccomend picking up this release, grabbed this new myself for $21.99, well worth the money. Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West - Pitchfork Classic. The earth and heavens are not mediums but inescapable masses, crushing us in the seam where they meet. It chronicles their amazing 1997 release "The Lonesome Crowded West". Lonesome Crowded West - Pitchfork … The song’s cyclical structure is unique and thematic, and the lyrics, like a bad addiction, grow dirtier and more psychotic with each repetition. It contained a total of 15 tracks (16 on the vinyl adition with the addition of Baby Blue Sedan). Modest Mouse fit the mold. Music reviews, ratings, news and more. The Lonesome Crowded West to me is about being stuck in a place you dislike, one that constantly seems to be changing for the worse. Subject to its own Pitchfork documentary, listed in numerous prestigious Best Albums of the 90s lists, and destined to be re-discovered by continuous generations, The Lonesome Crowded West stands as the defacto Northwest indie-rock record. We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank (2007) was the band's first number one album, but it felt like an ending, and only an EP of leftovers from the last two albums has emerged since. Brock wants to wrench apart ground and sky, prefabricated towns and consumer culture, to find an exit hatch into some deeper, more meaningful state of being which, as he suspects on "Exit Does Not Exist", is a fantasy. I think it's about getting older, but it's open to numberless interpretations, all of them with the indescribable ambient menace of a bad dream. They also recorded the album Sad Sappy Sucker, which sat on the shelf until 2001, when it did indeed turn out to be their most K-style record—bright, baggy, and loose at the seams. Home-schooled in religious hippie communes, Brock was primed for this visionary vocation. ‪“The Lonesome Crowded West” turns 20 today. For the film, Pitchfork.tv traveled to Los Angeles, London, and cities across the Pacific Northwest (Portland, Seattle, Olympia, Port Townsend) to discuss the making of the album with everyone from frontman Isaac … The feeling of being stuck in a small town inflates to cosmological proportions. And "Shit Luck" is even more potent than"Tundra/Desert", with two-note power chords growling up and down the neck in breakneck syncopation with wailing string bends. Follow. 20 years ago today, Modest Mouse's The Lonesome Crowded West was released We gave it a perfect 10 → http://p4k.in/CFg7SEo Teeth Like God's Shoeshine (0:00)2. The end of the '90s were packed with epochal last gasps of pre-Internet indie rock that came out just as Radiohead's OK Computer was becoming the avatar of the next, more mainstream phase. De tragiek van het verdwijnen van de Amerikaanse kleinstedelijke cultuur wordt zo scherp beschreven, dat je niet anders kan dan meegaan in Isaac Brock zijn woede en desillusie. Moon, though clearly a classic now, caused debates over whether Modest Mouse had "sold out," something people still earnestly fretted about as the Internet was upsetting old hierarchies. Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West -Pitchfork- [DirectRip] ~ Uploaded 09-29 2012, Size 439.84 MiB, ULed by IPASuperior: 0: 1: Audio Futro Records- Futro 1.0 Compilation (2011) Uploaded 09-21 2012, Size 55.21 MiB, ULed by Anonymous: 1: 0: Audio Yum Yum - Yum Yum Album. Een cynisch commentaar op het moderne leven en de suburbanisering van Amerika. A community for sharing and discussing well mastered quality music. https://t.co/gS6nlIRcWp https://t.co/nwo2B2FJ4n” "The Lonesome Crowded West" gilt als eines der beiden Meisterwerke von Modest Mouse (das andere ist der Nachfolger "The Moon & Antarctica"). In 1994, they made their first EP with Calvin Johnson in Olympia for his twee-punk label K Records, as well as a single for Seattle's Sub Pop. airplay with the late-1997 LP, The Lonesome Crowded West (Up Records), and are reportedly close to signing with a major label. During this time they veered off into a wilderness of their own devising, debuting with the darker and tauter This Is a Long Drive for Someone With Nothing to Think About on Up Records in 1996. Pitchfork.tv presents a 45-minute documentary on Modest Mouse's classic 1997 album The Lonesome Crowded West. Kanye West. A list of Pitchfork's best music of the 1990s. Fetch the Bolt Cutters. Modest Mouse never captured their particular rural paranoia better than on Lonesome's "Cowboy Dan", a minor key dirge that takes us to a jet-black desert rustling below the occasional shooting star. Also of note (to me): In my 10+ years at Pitchfork, I’m pretty sure that this is the first time I’ve handed out a perfect score. Heart Cooks Brain (6:52)3. Best Albums. The album was released on Up Records on November 18, 1997, on both compact disc and vinyl LP. Singer and guitarist Isaac Brock is wired one minute, withdrawn the next, and the band follows his mood. From the start, Modest Mouse were instantly recognizable: Judy's ropy bass and Green's drumming, heaving from a caveman bash to a disco skip, are indispensable to the rangy, volatile sound. The Lonesome Crowded West, an Album by Modest Mouse. Produced in Association w/ Vans. Leave a reply. To me, that was the last real Modest Mouse album—and even it was on the verge—as the personalities that made the group unique got diluted by new personnel, i.e., someone as externally defined as Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved stories. Directed by RJ Bentler as part of the . The Modest Mouse of the 2000s was very of its time, when indie rock was turning more porous and mainstream. MATTRESS- Looking For My People. As part of the "Pitchfork Classic" series, Pitchfork.tv today presents a 45-minute documentary on Modest Mouse 's classic 1997 album The Lonesome Crowded West. The Long Drive 7" features "White Lies, Yellow Teeth" and "Buttons to Push the Buttons", while the Lonesome Crowded West one features "Too Many Fiestas for Rueben" and a version of "Cowboy Dan" recorded in Olympia with Calvin Johnson. Even though teeth like God's shoeshine is my favorite on the album. This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About is the debut studio album by American rock band Modest Mouse, released on April 16, 1996 by Up Records.Many of the album's tracks focus on traveling by automobile and the loneliness associated with rural life. presents a 45-minute documentary on Modest Mouse's classic 1997 album The Lonesome Crowded West. There's grunge in the whisper-scream dynamics here, metal and punk in sections of breakneck thrash, twee in the richly jangling acoustic guitars and in Brock's voice, always petulant and pleading. Swinging @ KRS #3: Mattress. Fiona Apple. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Lonesome Crowded West - Modest Mouse on AllMusic - 1997 - Talk about original -- this band has something… Listen free to Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West (Teeth Like God's Shoeshine, Heart Cooks Brain and more). Perfect Scores. That feeling of being trapped in part by your own familiarity, and the feeling of being surrounded by so many people, yet still somehow being alone runs … "I didn't move to the city, the city moved to me," he cries, via Brock's rabid goblin croak, "and I want out desperately," a theme that first began to develop on Long Drive's "Beach Side Property".
They both ride a descending riff / progression front to back at similar tempos. Directed by RJ Bentler as part of the 'Pitchfork Classic' series, Pitchfork.tv presents a 45-minute documentary on Modest Mouse's classic 1997 album The. The Lonesome Crowded West is the third album recorded by indie rock band Modest Mouse (the secound released, but Sad Sappy Sucker was recorded before The Lonesome Crowded West and This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About. Revisit Pitchfork.tv's documentary about The Lonesome Crowded West: © 2021 Condé Nast. Home / Series / Pitchfork Classic / Aired Order / Season 1 / Episode 3 Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West Directed by RJ Bentler as part of the "Pitchfork Classic" series, Pitchfork.tv presents a 45-minute documentary on Modest Mouse's classic 1997 album The Lonesome Crowded West. Stands tall and defiantly weird among them West fine-tunes forms that were introduced on Drive. 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