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  1. 4 points
    But did you eat lasagna with marks mom?
  2. 3 points
    NVM is unbelievable. Their voices play off each other so well. Marks super low “you were never mine so goodnight and never mind” is ... soothing
  3. 3 points
    Man +44 videos take me back. I love that band and that era so much. Still heartbroken that I never got to see them live. I missed a couple shows in my state but I assumed there would be another chance to see them later...
  4. 3 points
    I still remember those AOL sessions with The Game he did with 1 hand too. I also love how he used to smoke a cig (which he said had weed in it) at the beginning of “No It Isn’t” during the slow part, then would toss it and go OFF. I am +44 life for life, no doubt.
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    Yeah I always try to play the songs the way Tom plays them when I play blink songs on guitar, even if playing them differently would be easier in some cases and sound just as good. Lots of downstrokes/plucks mostly. It's just fun to try to do it like the person who wrote it.
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    You can even see in the video, he has the drum part down so well, that he is 100% focused on the stick twirl. Thats so tough. Meanwhile Matt can't even learn a couple fucking lyrics.
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    I am trying to learn the drum part for Darkside and play it like Travis does in the video. I have pretty much given up. In theory its very simply. Bass/snare Bass snare with a little tom tom action thrown in. But Travis makes it complex by playing the entire thing with his left hand which is generally very weak especially with Hi Hat work. It really forces you to work the left arm and train it. The Tom tom part is slightly different on the second fill than the other fills. Travis substitutes a Tom for a bass hit. I got all the above. The problem is the stick twirl while doing all that. They are like polar opposites. Imagine patting your head and rubbing your stomach times 1000. I don't think I will get it unless I want to devote 8 hours a day for a month to practice. Even Travis, as amazing as he is, struggles to keep the stick going as it starts to slow when the camera comes around the kit. Travis does not play the song live in this way. This is the type of genius and analysis that the non musicians simply can't appreciate. Because the music itself, in my eyes, is only half of it. Actually understanding it, opens to the mind on a whole different level.
  8. 2 points
    They were CPM songs that were, I believe, unrecorded by them at the time and they had broken up. Chris played drums for them for a little while, I think their drummer went away to college. They sang backup on a few JCCC recordings including Niagra. We (JCCC) had signed to BYO but didn't have enough songs for the album so we did those with CPM's permission. I think they got back together later and recorded them on their own album. Sorry again about before, I've taken my meds so I'll be good.
  9. 2 points
    agree 100% to the above. mark utilizing his lower register is his best — reminds me of the +44–neighborhoods era. there’s plenty of songs then where he does that (weatherman, little death, natives, kaleidoscope, etc)
  10. 2 points
    the claps are the best! In other news, i got the neighborhoods vinyl i ordered and listened today to that bad boy. Fucking hell, that album ages like a fine wine. Love everything about it, including the struggle they had back then which is audible in the song arrangement. But it's an exact display of what blink was at that time and i fucking love it!
  11. 2 points
    scott briefly left the band that year to move to reno, nevada with his family. they briefly had tryouts. the only person that’s previously been known to have drummed with blink was a guy named mike krull, who is thanked in the cheshire cat liner notes. scott rejoined the band, IIRC, in early ‘95, flying in for shows. later that summer, he moved in with mark at mark’s moms house and that’s when the band began to take off.
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    I learn new words to use every time you Brits (and Aussies) post, you guys are underappreciated.
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    Behave yourselves, it was great. Jesse deserved to have an ending like that and it wrapped up his story perfectly. Not sure what people were expecting tbh.
  15. 2 points
    So excited for the battle of old dudes to prove who was really in the scene when it was a happening.
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    My favorite Saves The Day song ❤️ The chorus is insane, love it so much especially the "Did you know my sweet ?" part
  19. 1 point
    oh they weren't manufactured all at once. both tom and mark are quoted as saying they would go to the plant and pick up batches at a time as they were made. pat just said that, in total, about ~1,000 black / white tapes were produced. anne elaborates on this in her book.
  20. 1 point
    given your pics and your backstory, i'd say the discogs listing should be amended to include the translucent red tape. what do you think @boxelder? the reason the other listings were taken out is the number of tape runs cannot be confirmed, and that affects the way people price items on discogs. so if we don't have any information on the run amount, one shouldn't be made up, but we should list the red tape as authentic. BTW the lyric sheets for the mass black tape w/ white text run from 1994 (the one pat secor says was ~1,000) were on lavender paper. here is mark assembling them in the spring of 1994, and a pile of the tapes on the floor (both pics are from anne hoppus's book): what you've told us suggests that mark gave you a buddha of a shorter run with impromptu inserts. i would think these were duped in smaller amounts, ad hoc, for say, securing a new drummer in your case or booking shows or for friends or what have you. the main run of ~1,000 as shown in the pictures which pat financed were the ones sold at shows.
  21. 1 point
    Those are from my phone, I tried to minimize the reflection from the metallic red on tape.
  22. 1 point
    @ChuckDee that's the insert alright. there are two versions; one with a blurry performance shot by kerry key, and the other is the goofy band shot with the fence. what color paper is your lyrics sheet?
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    found other event to add for this date (as well as the letter promoting Apple Shampoo) 4/7/1997 : Apple Shampoo is released as a CD single in Australia via Thru Rapido.
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    Davey dooby doo where are yewww. I don't doubt the legitamcy this is really cool @ChuckDee
  28. 1 point
    All The Small Things also aged well. It was only hated on because it was so popular. It's actually pretty chill.
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    Can't speak for anyone else, but that is absolutely not what I expected. The way I imagined the Jesse's story playing out after the show ended was more or less like what happened in the movie, so I didn't fee like I learned anything (other than the specifics) from the movie. I rewatched Breaking Bad earlier this year, so I'm still pretty familiar with the tone and quality of the show and, as I said earlier, the movie was on par with a weaker BB episode, which is still pretty good, but not worth making years after the show ended imo.
  31. 1 point
    Yeah, i love that part. Mark's voice when he hits the lower notes are always great to listen to. He doesn't do it nearly as much as he should since Skiba joined blink. That's when his voice stands out so much IMO. There's no one but Mark that sings like that, kinda like there's no one but Tom that sings the way he does.
  32. 1 point
    There was a period when Scott moved away.
  33. 1 point
    The sign of a great show is it finishing and you’re still craving more. Too many shows carry on for way too long well past their peak.
  34. 1 point
    I'd give it 8/10, I thought it was true to the show but because of that it felt more like a really long episode than an actual movie.
  35. 1 point
    This is wrong 6/11/1995: Punk Sucks, a compilation album featuring "M+M's", is released. It's later the subject of a bitter dispute on the newsgroup alt.punk between Mark, Tom, and the CD's distributor, Dave Quinn. Dave of Liberation Records is NOT Dave Quinn. You are also wrong about the Buddha tape.
  36. 1 point
    No offense but DaveyJones is wrong and he said he didn't see Blink until 1995. How would he know about the tapes the band sold in 1994? There were definitely multiple runs of tapes. The black and white tape is probably a 1995 run, this red tape is from 1994 before DaveyJones ever saw the band. Remember, in just a matter of months Blink went from playing small sideshows to playing Main stage shows. Len Soma had every person entering his club name the band they were there to see and that's how the bands got paid and how they moved up to mainstage shows. The color inserts from 1994 were printed on a inkjet printer and not a professional offset printer. Nothing like people who were not there in 1994 rewriting the history they weren't a part of. Davey Tiltwheel could verify me, and probably Jay from Spazzboy he was around back then too. I think Jay worked at Soma.
  37. 1 point
    Yeah, using drum triggers. Its pretty cool. Also amazing how much more confidence Mark exudes back in those days. What happened?
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    I'll never forget when Travis played with two feet and one hand with +44.
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    You’re welcome 😎👍🏻
  41. 1 point
    They're actually like a compilation of really good artists from our time (Tom, Ilan, guy from TBS) it's really working, for our demographic at least
  42. 1 point
    Loved the video. Funny, weird, and infomercials. Great combo. Still not into the music but it's a very enjoyable video!
  43. 1 point
    NVM has grown on me loads. I get Naked + Famous vibes from it. That's always a good thing to me.
  44. 1 point
    Dunno what kind of mushrooms you guys are consuming, but Tom sounds like absolute garbage even with the aid of some pitch correction.
  45. 1 point
    hey, if pitch-correcting tom makes him sound like THIS, then by all means. good vid
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    i know his range doesn't really vary, and he keeps returning to familiar melodies. but damn part of the appeal of jimmy eat world has to be the passion with which jim sings.
  48. 1 point
    shutter island is my favorite Scorsese picture.
  49. 1 point
    I remember really liking the singles from that album. I definitely need to give it another spin too, I barely remember it. edit: just listened to it again. I forgot how much I loved The End Is Beautiful!
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