Tom Peloso

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Tom Peloso, the son of Peter and Maureen Peloso,[1] is an American musician. He is a current active member of the indie rock band Modest Mouse. Peloso plays on the Modest Mouse album "Good News for People Who Love Bad News" and plays various supporting roles on the album "We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank", released in March 2007. Peloso has appeared with the band live on many occasions, including an episode of Saturday Night Live in 2005. Before joining Modest Mouse, Peloso was a founding member of the Charlottesville based Bluegrass group The Hackensaw Boys, playing upright bass and fiddle. Two of his songs, "Hobo" and "Sweet Petunia", appear on their album "Look Out!" On Mar 1, 2009 Tom Peloso released a digital EP "selections from: The Last Saturday of the Year" containing 4 new tracks recorded in fall 2008 at Monkeyclaus studio.