MTV Buzz Bin: Volume 1 - The Zen of Buzz Clips: From a Guy Named Buzz

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i'd been meaning for a while to start a white/rob zombie singles thread to talk about how classic "more human" is but i guess i don't need to

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:00 (2 years ago) Permalink

Saying this is the fourth best song on this is insane, but I fuck with "WWYS," "Too Much" and "Dont Drink the WAHTAHHH"

the ineffable genius of DJP (Whiney G. Weingarten), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:01 (2 years ago) Permalink

"Don't Drink" has a nice Peter Gabriel quality if you believe in nice Peter Gabriel qualities

da croupier, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

if bush had just made "everything zen" and then disappeared i'd probably be like yeah bush, they were alright

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

Otm

the ineffable genius of DJP (Whiney G. Weingarten), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:03 (2 years ago) Permalink

I think "Hey Man" is the only song I'd actually switch off if I was driving during some Nineties Rock Block

da croupier, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:04 (2 years ago) Permalink

richard patrick's brother should cover it as "HAAAAAVE YOUUUUUUUUUUUUU SEEEEN THIIIIS BOYYYYY"

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:06 (2 years ago) Permalink

Danzig is wearing martial arts gloves for no discern able reason, which is awesome.

otm

plastic surgery dizbusters (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:08 (2 years ago) Permalink

Was all "hey, why isn't Creep on this list... oh wait."

This was the year that I worked in a record shop, so I got way, way, waaaaaayyyy overexposed to all of these records. Creep was the only one that didn't leave me traumatised by the experience.

But seriously, why aren't Feed The Tree and Cannonball on this album? Either of those tracks would smash Creep. (One of them literally.)

White Chocolate Cheesecake, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:10 (2 years ago) Permalink

Lol this list

Even though I don't mind many of these songs, they do explain why I spent most of the 90s in raveland

also jjj OTM, only sub "Creep" for "Mother"

thuggish ruggish Brahms (DJP), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:12 (2 years ago) Permalink

Oh I'd have voted "Cannonball" in a heartbeat

thuggish ruggish Brahms (DJP), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:13 (2 years ago) Permalink

there's a buzz bin wiki but it only lists bands that were in the bin, not which videos were buzz clips: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buzz_Bin

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:15 (2 years ago) Permalink

Hey Jealousy

kornrulez6969, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:16 (2 years ago) Permalink

This thread is giving me incredible nostalgia for that Xmas Issue of Melody Maker that had, like, Kurt Cobain snogging (or at least pretending to) Kim Deal under the mistletoe while Courtney egged them on by slapping stickers on their faces, and on the inside, photos of Thom Yorke and Tanya Donelly duetting on mascara and hair bleach and it was the most 90s thing, and I wanted to live inside it forever, oh youth, where did you go?

::puts on Breeders albums and dances about the kitchen::

White Chocolate Cheesecake, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:19 (2 years ago) Permalink

lol somebody edited Foster the People into the Buzz Band list, A+ Whiney trolling there

plastic surgery dizbusters (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

the wiki list is counting vh1's 'you oughta know' bands

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:30 (2 years ago) Permalink

some acts are missing from that list, pretty sure "the concept" and "groovy train" were buzz clips

da croupier, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:39 (2 years ago) Permalink

there's no source on that list whatesoever so yeah

the ineffable genius of DJP (Whiney G. Weingarten), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:39 (2 years ago) Permalink

my pencil box in 5th grade had "Buzz Clips Rule" written on it, so I think I would know

da croupier, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:40 (2 years ago) Permalink

also this jam ain't represented.

da croupier, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 13:43 (2 years ago) Permalink

Why isn't Dig on there?

― fuck deathcore and metalcore (Algerian Goalkeeper), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 05:48 (8 hours ago)

fuck deathcore and metalcore (Algerian Goalkeeper), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 14:04 (2 years ago) Permalink

if bush had just made "everything zen" and then disappeared i'd probably be like yeah bush, they were alright

very OTM

skip, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 14:32 (2 years ago) Permalink

Oh I'd have voted "Cannonball" in a heartbeat

― thuggish ruggish Brahms (DJP), Tuesday, March 20, 2012 1:13 PM (1 hour ago)

waiting in the shadow of the Big Gulp (loves laboured breathing), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 14:35 (2 years ago) Permalink

it always confused me when they put pretty established bands in 'the buzz bin.' like, White Zombie had been platinum for a while before "More Human," Cranberries were multiplatinum before "Zombie"

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:01 (2 years ago) Permalink

bush released at least one other good song and it was called "swallowed"

Whiney vs. (BradNelson), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:22 (2 years ago) Permalink

lol no it wasn't

thuggish ruggish Brahms (DJP), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:22 (2 years ago) Permalink

unless there's some other completely song called "Swallowed" that I don't know about

thuggish ruggish Brahms (DJP), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:22 (2 years ago) Permalink

i heard "Swallowed" on the radio last week and it really is a raft of shit even in the context of their catalog

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

my pencil box in 5th grade had "Buzz Clips Rule" written on it, so I think I would know

That's hilarious and amazing.

Soggy Cheeseburgers (Deric W. Haircare), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:27 (2 years ago) Permalink

regardless of how i feel about "swallowed" (great swampy barely-written un-song) i related to my coworker the very otm "everything zen" statement and he told me he spent st. patrick's day with friends rocking out to bush and jumping up and down, which angered the landlord. "it was the most caucasian thing in which i have taken part, i think"

Whiney vs. (BradNelson), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:35 (2 years ago) Permalink

'Swallowed' is probably like 'My Humps' in that it would probably work much better with the vocals extracted altogether.

Soggy Cheeseburgers (Deric W. Haircare), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:42 (2 years ago) Permalink

it always confused me when they put pretty established bands in 'the buzz bin.' like, White Zombie had been platinum for a while before "More Human," Cranberries were multiplatinum before "Zombie"

tempestuous alaskan nites! (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

I have no idea what that image is actually about btw but I love it a whole whole lot

tempestuous alaskan nites! (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

Had White Zombie really been platinum before Astro-Creep?

lag∞na beach: the real ∞range c∞unty (beachville), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

"my lovely lady lumps" >>>>>>>> everything Bush recorded

thuggish ruggish Brahms (DJP), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:46 (2 years ago) Permalink

La Sexorcisto went double-platinum but I don't know when that was certified

thuggish ruggish Brahms (DJP), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:47 (2 years ago) Permalink

I like the first 5 Bush singles pretty well, although I hated them when they were out.

lag∞na beach: the real ∞range c∞unty (beachville), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:47 (2 years ago) Permalink

La Sexorcisto was released in '92, went gold in '93, went platinum in '94, and double platinum in '98 (Astro-Creep dropped in '95)

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:48 (2 years ago) Permalink

of course MTV was the major labels' bitch all through the 'alternative nation' era but i mean they didn't NEED to put "Zombie" in the buzz bin to justify playing it around the clock, they were already a huge band, what does 'buzz bin' even mean if it's not about new acts?

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:50 (2 years ago) Permalink

I’m starting to remember keeping myself willfully ignorant of White Zombie as a teenager because I understood them to be some kind of half-assed Ministry rip-off.

lag∞na beach: the real ∞range c∞unty (beachville), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:50 (2 years ago) Permalink

what does 'buzz bin' even mean if it's not about new acts?

helping the labels expand an existing band's demographic & keeping the most lucrative target market at the forefront of the marketing push imo

tempestuous alaskan nites! (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:52 (2 years ago) Permalink

I’m starting to remember keeping myself willfully ignorant of White Zombie as a teenager because I understood them to be some kind of half-assed Ministry rip-off.

then you heard Filth Pig and realized no ripoff could possibly be worse, right

thuggish ruggish Brahms (DJP), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:53 (2 years ago) Permalink

of course MTV was the major labels' bitch all through the 'alternative nation' era but i mean they didn't NEED to put "Zombie" in the buzz bin to justify playing it around the clock, they were already a huge band, what does 'buzz bin' even mean if it's not about new acts?

― some dude, Tuesday, March 20, 2012 11:50 AM (1 minute ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

xpost pitchfork didn't have to get bon iver to curate pitchfork fest paris either

ffun. (Whiney G. Weingarten), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:54 (2 years ago) Permalink

i don't really understand what whiney or aero is saying

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:55 (2 years ago) Permalink

They should really have compiled all the Breakthrough Videos.

lag∞na beach: the real ∞range c∞unty (beachville), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:58 (2 years ago) Permalink

i mean i get what aero thinks is a truth bomb but is actually trite and totally beside the point of what i was saying (xpost)

some dude, Tuesday, 20 March 2012 15:59 (2 years ago) Permalink

They should really have compiled all the Breakthrough Videos.

― lag∞na beach: the real ∞range c∞unty (beachville), Tuesday, March 20, 2012 3:58 PM (1 minute ago)

otm

waiting in the shadow of the Big Gulp (loves laboured breathing), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 16:00 (2 years ago) Permalink

They'd run the little "clouds" bumper that said Breakthrough Video and you'd be like "Oh, I wonder what groundbreaking video I'm getting?" and after about the 50th time, it was usually just "Black or White" or something.

lag∞na beach: the real ∞range c∞unty (beachville), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 16:01 (2 years ago) Permalink

that was a p amazing video tho

ffun. (Whiney G. Weingarten), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 16:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

it's possible that including Strong second-album songs from White Zombie and Cranberries helps strenghten the credibility of 'the Buzz Bin'; maybe the process works both ways--MTV gives hot new bands exposure who then lend cred to 'return the favor'*

xp to some dude

waiting in the shadow of the Big Gulp (loves laboured breathing), Tuesday, 20 March 2012 16:02 (2 years ago) Permalink


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