Jonathan Valania of BuzzFeed
conducted a pretty fantastic in-depth, longform interview with Modest Mouse
that covers the eight-year gap between albums, the death of frontman Isaac Brock's brother, and some of the myths surrounding Brock's life.
If you want to experience it for yourself, you really need to go to Portland. Once you arrive, proceed directly to the Ice Cream Party, a three-level mid-century modern structure situated in Portlandís Goose Hollow neighborhood in the shadow of Providence Park soccer stadium that serves as recording studio, rehearsal hall, storage space, living quarters, and band hangout ó it is, in short, Modest Mouseís Batcave. As instructed, you type in the...