The Effortless Microtonality of Modest Mouse

Recently, I came across a paper with an incredible title: Formal negativities, breakthroughs, ruptures and continuities in the music of Modest Mouse. The music of Modest Mouse has been very dear to me since high school, and it remains, in my opinion, one of the most distinctively soul-rending musical acts I have ever heard. Obtuse texts are also dear to my heart, so I searched for a free PDF and skimmed over the…



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Sam Young

Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.