Minutemen double nickels on the dime

Simply put, Double Nickels on the Dime was the finest album of the Minutemen 's career, and one of the very best American rock albums of the s. Retrieved October 5, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I consider the terribly premature death of D.

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The Politics of Time Mike Watt. Archived from the original on July 3, Storm in My House. Storm in My House D. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Archived from the original on December 31, Jesus and Tequila D. Boon was both an idealist and a realist; he wanted to change the world but he was far too world-weary to cry out for some bogus revolution that was never going to happen.

Double Nickels on the Dime - Minutemen | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic

Wu" were removed from release, but are both included in release. My Heart and the Real World. Unlike, say, Jello Biafra, D. Alternative rock hardcore punk post-punk post-hardcore [1].

Graded on a Curve: Minutemen, Double Nickels on the Dime - The Vinyl District

Theatre Is the Life of You D. Untitled Song for Latin America. Sexy Trippy All Moods.

Retrieved August 10, The New York Times. Exploring racism and the strife of the working class with both gravity and humor, in composed the song after his supervisor would not let him listen to jazz and soul music on the radio at his day job, claiming it was "nigger shit.

Double Nickels on the Dime

In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian. Boon 's guitar work suggested the adventurous melodic sense of jazz tempered with the bite and concision of punk rock, while Mike Watt 's full-bodied bass was the perfect foil for Boon 's leads and drummer George Hurley possessed a snap and swing that would be the envy of nearly any band.

Titled, "Wheels of Fortune," the sampler put nine of the album's "deep cuts" onto one side of a 12" record and featured dimee etching by Raymond Pettibon on the other.

To ensure that the CD would be compatible with all players, they omitted all car jams except Boon's, and three songs: Articles with hAudio microformats Good articles. June 16th Mike Watt.

Retrieved July 25, The Minutemen were an overtly political outfit, but D.

Double Nickels on the Dime contained several inside jokes that were missed by the band's audience. It was actually a triple album.

One of the most obvious things about Double Nickels on the Dime is the utter love and commitment the three bandmates have for one another. According to American Hardcore: On "Take 5, D.

Retrieved January 20, Two Beads at the End D. The band agreed and contributed three songs to the compilation, with James recording them all for free.

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