Mice in the music—the Oblogatory quiz

Image from the Hagen Renaker Online MuseumFor years it’s given me a headache trying to keep track of all the mice in the kids’ music. Check it out—at the very least you got your:

Modest Mouse
Mouse on Mars

But I finally go them all straight. So, here’s a little quiz to see how well you know them. Mmmkay? Let’s begin.

1. Which mouse act listed above is a German electronica duo?
2. Which includes (or included, at least) a former Smith?
3. Which co-founded Gnarls Barkley?
4. Which performs in a giant mouse head?
5. Which is from Canada?
6. Which artist worked in the Jamaican sound system scene?
7. Which had a hit called “Dashboard?”
8. Which got a big career boost from a Jay-Z/Beatles mashup?
9. Which has been around the longest?
10. Which act’s first record was called “Vulvaland?”

NOTE: All facts are from the web, so you know they are accurate and unbiased.


1. Mouse on Mars
2. Modest Mouse
3. Danger Mouse
4. Deadmau5
5. Deadmau5
6. Eek-A-Mouse
7. Modest Mouse
8. Danger Mouse
9. Eek-a-Mouse
10. Mouse on Mars