Hey Flex (All Encompassing 90's Glorification)

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“Smooth” is a very well written and executed song. Overplayed to hell, but that’s not the song’s fault.

I remember this spawned the trend of taking has been acts and pairing them with hip modern acts. Run DMC had a pretty abysmal album with Fred Durst and Third Eye Blind sometime after. I don’t think DMC is even on the album since his voice is all fucked. No songs as good as Smooth on that one.
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matedog wrote:
28 Dec 2020, 6:47pm
“Smooth” is a very well written and executed song. Overplayed to hell, but that’s not the song’s fault.

I remember this spawned the trend of taking has been acts and pairing them with hip modern acts. Run DMC had a pretty abysmal album with Fred Durst and Third Eye Blind sometime after. I don’t think DMC is even on the album since his voice is all fucked. No songs as good as Smooth on that one.
I found out recently this song was co-written by a guy who used to be in one of my favorite bands, Groove Collective.
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Why—why, that’s the Power Rangers!
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Why—why, that’s the Power Rangers!
In fact, they were rather powerless before their labour contract.
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On a whim I put together a 90s Topical Songs playlist. a Few jokey/silly songs in there, but a lot of good stuff too.
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On a whim I put together a 90s Topical Songs playlist. a Few jokey/silly songs in there, but a lot of good stuff too.
I'd say about 90% of those songs are new to me. Listening now.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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matedog wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:45pm
Flex wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:16pm
On a whim I put together a 90s Topical Songs playlist. a Few jokey/silly songs in there, but a lot of good stuff too.
I'd say about 90% of those songs are new to me. Listening now.
Hello,

I've always liked the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. I follow Michael Franti's stuff now but seldom listen.
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Hello,

I've always like the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. I follow Michael Franti's stuff now but seldom listen.
Yeah, Franti just went a little too hippy a few years back. His early stuff and his first few Speahead albums are quite good tho. I'd have included Beatnigs but they were 80s.
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matedog wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:45pm
Flex wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:16pm
On a whim I put together a 90s Topical Songs playlist. a Few jokey/silly songs in there, but a lot of good stuff too.
I'd say about 90% of those songs are new to me. Listening now.
Id say about 90% are good or great. Not Sublime though, that's in the 10%.

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revbob wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 7:42pm
matedog wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:45pm
Flex wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:16pm
On a whim I put together a 90s Topical Songs playlist. a Few jokey/silly songs in there, but a lot of good stuff too.
I'd say about 90% of those songs are new to me. Listening now.
Id say about 90% are good or great. Not Sublime though, that's in the 10%.
That was sort of a joke inclusion. I originally planned to have more stupid songs, but I quickly started including more good ones too
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Flex wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 8:58pm
revbob wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 7:42pm
matedog wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:45pm
Flex wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:16pm
On a whim I put together a 90s Topical Songs playlist. a Few jokey/silly songs in there, but a lot of good stuff too.
I'd say about 90% of those songs are new to me. Listening now.
Id say about 90% are good or great. Not Sublime though, that's in the 10%.
That was sort of a joke inclusion. I originally planned to have more stupid songs, but I quickly started including more good ones too
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy were the most cutting edge thing to my 16 year old ears. Great record and well worth a spin. Their predecessor band, the Beatnigs, were pretty good too!
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BostonBeaneater wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 9:38pm
Flex wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 8:58pm
revbob wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 7:42pm
matedog wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:45pm
Flex wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:16pm
On a whim I put together a 90s Topical Songs playlist. a Few jokey/silly songs in there, but a lot of good stuff too.
I'd say about 90% of those songs are new to me. Listening now.
Id say about 90% are good or great. Not Sublime though, that's in the 10%.
That was sort of a joke inclusion. I originally planned to have more stupid songs, but I quickly started including more good ones too
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy were the most cutting edge thing to my 16 year old ears. Great record and well worth a spin. Their predecessor band, the Beatnigs, were pretty good too!
Agreed that one album is awesome.

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revbob wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 10:02pm
BostonBeaneater wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 9:38pm
Flex wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 8:58pm
revbob wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 7:42pm
matedog wrote:
10 Feb 2021, 5:45pm


I'd say about 90% of those songs are new to me. Listening now.
Id say about 90% are good or great. Not Sublime though, that's in the 10%.
That was sort of a joke inclusion. I originally planned to have more stupid songs, but I quickly started including more good ones too
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy were the most cutting edge thing to my 16 year old ears. Great record and well worth a spin. Their predecessor band, the Beatnigs, were pretty good too!
Agreed that one album is awesome.
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