Friday, November 25, 2005

This Ain't No Funky Reggae Party. Five Dollars At The Door.



As I mentioned a few posts ago, tribute albums aren't usually my bag, baby. Case in point, the barely average Look At All The Love We Found: A Tribute To Sublime. I have a very personal relationship with Sublime. Growing up in So Cal I was fortunate enough to have seen Bradley & Co. play live a couple dozen times. Their shows were either erratic brilliance or utter messes. That was the chance you took when you opted to see Sublime play. Last time I saw them, it was a double bill with No Doubt at The World Beat Center. It was 1993. Before "What I Got." Before "I'm Just A Girl." And it was a great show. Full of laughter, jamming, and broken guitar strings. That's how I like to remember Sublime. So, bottom line? This is half of a good album. Half the songs suck, the other half are OK. Dig some of the better ones. And I use the term "better" loosely. For your listening (dis)pleasure:

Jack Johnson: Badfish/Boss DJ

Fishbone: Date Rape

No Doubt: DJ's

Greyboy Allstars: Doin' Time

Camper Van Beethoven: Garden Grove

Ozomatli: April, 29th (Miami)


EDIT: This is possibly the sickest thing I've heard in long while. Either that, or it's the Tryptophan talking:

Radiohead vs. Jungle Brothers: How Ya Want It (Punch Up At A Wedding)

Go here for all the crazy details.

2 Comments:

Blogger The Keoki said...

Thanks for the JJ, thats a great track!

1:22 PM  
Blogger sandpaperhearts said...

Greyboy Allstars are heading out on tour this May! Check out their show in your area:

May 5 (Late Night) - New Orleans, LA Tipitina's
May 7 - St Petersburg, FL State Theatre
May 8 - Jacksonville, FL Freebird Live
May 9 - Charleston, SC Music Farm
May 10 - Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
May 11 - Baltimore, MD Ram's Head Live
May 12 - New York, NY Highline Ballroom
May 13 - New York, NY Highline Ballroom
May 15 - Grand Rapids, MI The Instersection
May 16 - Bloomington, IN Jakes
May 17 - St Louis, MO Voodoo Lounge @ Harrah's Casino
May 18 - Chicago, IL House of Blues
May 19 - Kansas City, MO The Crossroads
Aug 4 - Camp Zoe in Salem, MO Big Summer Classic

Pick up their brand new album "What Happened to Television?" here--->
http://www.merchlackey.com/greyboyallstars/

11:14 PM  

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