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Concerts

Modest Mouse plays the Sasquatch Music Festival 2011.

May 30, 2011 The Pacific Northwest stalwarts pull songs from their whole discography in a headlining set.

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May 28, 2011 The Gorge amphitheater outside Seattle is the backdrop to a long weekend of amazing music.

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September 15, 2010 Buffalo Springfield is reuniting for Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit Concert.

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May 5, 2007 Hear the adventurous alt-rock band perform a concert from Philadelphia's Electric Factory.

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Discover Songs

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December 7, 2009 All Songs Considered listeners pick the top 25 albums of 2009.

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August 17, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: a new single from Radiohead, plus Modest Mouse, more.

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December 20, 2007 Tens of thousands of listeners voted for the year's best CDs, with Radiohead coming out on top.

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December 20, 2007 All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton shares his picks for the best CDs of 2007.

March 22, 2007 Bob Boilen speaks with reviewers Robert Christgau, Will Hermes and Meredith Ochs about the new C...

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February 14, 2007 While Modest Mouse's "Dashboard" lacks the snaky charm of "Float On," it's a pure pop confection.

January 12, 2007 New music by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah; Johnny Marr teams up with Modest Mouse; Country rock, fol...

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December 29, 2004 New artists like Iron and Wine; a self-professed has-been with little music ability (William Sha...

December 28, 2004 2004 was a year when a handful of artists with their best days long behind them surprised us wit...

December 27, 2004 Below are the 20 most mentioned songs from both listeners and reviewers with randomly selected c...

July 13, 2004 Halfway through the year and the songs are strong. New artists like Iron and Wine and M. Ward ar...

March 16, 2004 Contra music from the Portland Selection; Hawaiian ukelele master John King; Music of the Smiths...

News

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September 15, 2010 Buffalo Springfield is reuniting for Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit Concert.

Reviews

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August 17, 2009 Now on All Songs Considered: a new single from Radiohead, plus Modest Mouse, more.

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February 14, 2007 While Modest Mouse's "Dashboard" lacks the snaky charm of "Float On," it's a pure pop confection.

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April 2, 2007 Modest Mouse's new LP is We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank.

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