And yet. Some see it as the most dramatic album of the confusing transition between the 90's and the twenty-first century. Club. It’s amazing beyond description. The album, produced by Califone's Brian Deck during five months of sessions in Chicago, was met with critical acclaim, including a 9.8/10 score from online music magazine Pitchfork Media, despite concerns about releasing material on a major label. The album was a harbinger of increased mainstream exposure to come; it was the band's first to chart in the United States, peaking at No. It's a fluke in the simulation, this album should not be here. EK 92034; CD). The album was produced by Brian Deck, who first met the band on a concert in Detroit, "We ended up on a bill together at The Magic Stick in Detroit, and we got along really well, we hung out till the end of the night—and maybe consumed a fair amount of beer together."  LA Weekly's Rita Neyler called the album "darker and colder" than the band's previous work, but nonetheless representative of "the very particular blend of peculiar lyrics and uncompromising rock that consistently weaves through all their records. It was also hailed for being an expansion of the band's sound, much due to their new major label budget as well as the production of Brian Deck. News. This Postal Service set, previously exclusive to a 2014 concert film, includes takes on "Such Great Heights" and other fan favorites. Last edit on Feb 13, 2014. "Perfect Disguise" 13:205. 3rd Planet 3:59 2. This is perhaps the best thing ever. Sorry, I just love this fucking album. 2 Nov. 2011. Che gran bella band i Modest Mouse. "Reviews for The Moon & Antarctica by Modest Mouse", "Modest Mouse: The Moon and Antarctica (Epic)", "Modest Mouse Stretches But Stays True To Roots", "Modest Mouse: The Moon and Antarctica (Domino)", "Heavy Rotation | Modest Mouse | The Moon and Antarctica | Epic", "Favorite 100 Albums of 2000–2009: 60–41", "The New Classics: Music — The 100 best albums from 1983 to 2008", "True Glue: John Wayne and a Not So Modest Mouse", "Modest Mouse: The Moon & Antarctica [Expanded Edition]", "CD Reissue of The Moon & Antarctica Available Now", "Modest Mouse - The Moon & Antarctica // Music On Vinyl [LTD To 500]", "Modest Mouse Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)", This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Moon_%26_Antarctica&oldid=1002385126, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Album chart usages for BillboardHeatseekers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz release group identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Ben Blankenship – lap steel guitar (1, 4), banjo (4), keyboards (5, 11, 14), guitar (8, 11, 15), Tyler Reilly – violin (3, 5, 7, 9, 13, 14), This page was last edited on 24 January 2021, at 04:48. Wild Packs Of Family Dogs 11. Few albums are as hard hitting as "The Moon And Antarctica" Isaac Brock is nothing short of a genius, this album is a look into the head of the Modest Mouse Front-man. The album's title is taken from the opening scene of the 1982 film Blade Runner, where the main character (Rick Deckard) reads a newspaper headlined "Farming the Oceans, the Moon and Antarctica.". An introspective collection of thoughtful, esoteric soul. The Moon & Antarctica is the third studio album by American rock band Modest Mouse, released on June 13, 2000 by Epic Records. If you like Modest Mouse, you may also like: In the Aeroplane Over the Seaby Neutral Milk Hotel, supported by 18 fans who also own “The Moon & Antarctica”, How does this album exist? , Robert Christgau of The Village Voice remarked that Isaac Brock "may be every bit the ass he claims, but basically he seems chagrined that he was ever so inept or unlucky as to get caught up in this, as the saying goes, downward spiral. Interview by Josh Model. Release Date 9 June 2000 The Moon & Antarctica is the third full-length album by rock band Modest Mouse, first released by Epic Records on June 13, 2000. It’s like the best knitted sweater you’ve ever worn. Lives 14. The album was the band's first released by a major record label, being issued on Epic Records. Weldon, Rick. Dark Center Of The Universe 5:03 4. Academic Search Premier. My oldest brother would let me listen to The Moon & Antarctica in his walkman when I was much younger. Everything about it is so calculated and precise but it’s also very comforting and welcoming. The Moon And Antartica Album tab by Modest Mouse.  The Moon & Antarctica was included in Entertainment Weekly's "The New Classics," a list of the one hundred best albums released within 1983 to 2008.  Epic Records then offered to remaster the album to CD, reissuing it on March 9, 2004 with remastered audio, new artwork and four additional tracks from a BBC Radio 1 session.