April 26th, 1992

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This is one of the worst songs in history.

You sound like an asshole.

billstevejim, Tuesday, 6 January 2009 05:36 (5 years ago) Permalink

3 months pass...

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System, Monday, 27 April 2009 23:01 (4 years ago) Permalink

Eugene, Oregon!!! Eureka, California!!!!

My Neighbor Toronto (kingkongvsgodzilla), Tuesday, 28 April 2009 12:31 (4 years ago) Permalink

"I finally got all the alcohol I can't afford."

Kevin Yates, Phys. Ed. (u s steel), Tuesday, 28 April 2009 13:04 (4 years ago) Permalink

watching the video is extra hilarious for the dude's peppers/pampers gaffe

Whiney G. Weingarten, Tuesday, 28 April 2009 15:13 (4 years ago) Permalink

Wow, (having never heard this before) I had no idea I could hate Sublime more than I already did.

formerly: mehlt (Edward Saroyan), Tuesday, 28 April 2009 15:51 (4 years ago) Permalink

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System, Tuesday, 28 April 2009 23:01 (4 years ago) Permalink

2 years pass...

wtf this was almost 20 years ago (not the song)

billstevejim, Tuesday, 17 April 2012 19:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

This song sucks but it's also LMAO

billstevejim, Tuesday, 17 April 2012 19:49 (2 years ago) Permalink

"4.29.92" > "April 29, 1992"

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Tuesday, 17 April 2012 19:51 (2 years ago) Permalink

isn't there a recent(ish) 'deluxe version' of this album now available.

despite which, i still have no fucking idea who they are.

mark e, Tuesday, 17 April 2012 19:54 (2 years ago) Permalink

they did descendants and bad religion covers and sampled the minutemen and mobb deep and they have 2 of the 5 biggest songs in modern rock radio history and that guy died

unless youre referring to firehose, which i don't know much about, but minutemen are pretty much the band sublime wanted to be so badly but instead they became posthumous millionaires. minutemen was a more depressing story though because they were amazing and were one of the rare 80's punk bands who didn't hate each other, whereas sublime at their best was just pretty good. they're both kinda sad stories though.

billstevejim, Tuesday, 17 April 2012 20:08 (2 years ago) Permalink

yeah totally. i took a lot of crap here a couple years ago for pointing out that Sublime are probably the most audibly Minutemen-influenced band out of all the well known bands that claim the Minutemen as an influence: Did you buy a Sublime album in the '90s?

some dude, Tuesday, 17 April 2012 20:11 (2 years ago) Permalink

yeah i hear some similarities.. both bands refer to themselves in their songs.. the guitar solos are sometimes kinda similar. sublime pulled from lots of bands though, but minutemen does stand out as one of the biggest influences..

billstevejim, Tuesday, 17 April 2012 20:24 (2 years ago) Permalink

that in itself is another similarity, since both bands pulled from so many places..
sublime covering grateful dead and bad religion on the same album makes just as much sense as minutemen covering van halen CCR & steely dan..

billstevejim, Tuesday, 17 April 2012 20:32 (2 years ago) Permalink

i dont hear the slick rick sample

billstevejim, Thursday, 26 April 2012 05:11 (1 year ago) Permalink

It's more the vocal melody isn't it?

when will Jesus bring the composition chops? (loves laboured breathing), Thursday, 26 April 2012 10:49 (1 year ago) Permalink

its later in the song

suidavyvan eht nioj (Whiney G. Weingarten), Thursday, 26 April 2012 13:09 (1 year ago) Permalink

Can't believe it's been 20 years since we were three days before the LA riots.

President Keyes, Thursday, 26 April 2012 13:57 (1 year ago) Permalink

just read the Perry Farrell bio where they talk about actually being high on crack and going out looting and shooting things up.

frogsclovetofu (beachville), Thursday, 26 April 2012 21:47 (1 year ago) Permalink

I haven't heard enough Sublime to say either way what their "influences" are but regionally there's a strong sense of history out there so it would make sense for them to do bad religion (claremont & l.a. iirc) and descendants (manhattan beach) covers both in terms of sort of marking ground & in terms of indicating who cleared space for them - when those bands you're citing were playing clubs, there weren't many clubs, and the places they broke ground in would have been the places that kids from around there either went to or saw from their parents' cars or read about in the paper & thought "damn someday i'm going to go to those places and play music there"

cosi fan whitford (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Thursday, 26 April 2012 23:19 (1 year ago) Permalink

lol heard this song on the radio today

✧✧✧✧✧✧@are.forever (some dude), Friday, 27 April 2012 00:59 (1 year ago) Permalink

xpost, yeah but what also made them interesting is that they combined descendent/bad religion covers with grateful dead and toots & the maytalls covers and Eazy E/Just-Ice samples

suidavyvan eht nioj (Whiney G. Weingarten), Friday, 27 April 2012 01:06 (1 year ago) Permalink

yeah again I don't know anything about them musically but that just makes intuitive sense - a new generation of punk kids got into rap & were buying Ruthless 12"s & tapes at swap meets when those guys would have been first drinking beer in the garage and teaching themselves to play. really deeply syncretic moment in music out there, cf also Body Count who people don't seem to rep for but it was part of this ~mood~ imo that there were points of contact between scenes/styles/movements

cosi fan whitford (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Friday, 27 April 2012 01:30 (1 year ago) Permalink

a mood which I'd argue is less likely to get traction now because of the internet & the way growth at a local level, while still possible, is something you have to fetishize & consciously pursue as opposed to a bunch of guys in southern California sifting through the shit that's come across their radar that's interesting to them

cosi fan whitford (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Friday, 27 April 2012 01:32 (1 year ago) Permalink


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