Topic: Let's talk about Pop Punk

Discount - Open Ended Ariel 7" is really great, the acoustic/piano tune is really good, is there an electric version on an album?

right now Satanic Surfers are rocking my world, especially the album from 2005, really neat vocal harmonies

remembered the other day how good Hooton 3 Cars 7" with Box on is

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I am a huge fan of early Lookout! records and related Bay-Area Pop Punk - Mr T Experience, Wynona Riders, Monsula, Scherzo, Blatz, Cringer, Jack Acid, etc.

J-Church obviously deserve a hearty mention here which leads me to ask: are we still calling Jawbreaker Pop Punk? or for that matter Samiam (who started on Lookout! but obviously eveolved a lot further than some of their peers)?

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i'm a old skool drive thru boy

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new Samiam lp sounds well wierd doesnt it? Astray had great pop production and top tunes to match it!

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I think with every new Samiam record it takes some getting used to, i'm warming to this one tho since hearing the songs live.  "Astray" took me a couple of years but I love it, likewise "Clumsy", felt too heavy at the time but of course became a classic.  My fave has to be "You are freaking me out" - great production and quality tunes throughout.

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You Are Freaking Me out probably has the best tunes, but I think Astray is my favourite album because of the sad feel of it, it just feels like the singer is giving up on life, great shit!

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there are more good pop punk bands going right now than there have been for a number of years.

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I've totally lost touch with pop punk over the past couple of years, I'll be watching this thread with interest.

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i was listening to the gibbons the other night, such a good record.


and i'm well stoked for the north lincoln tour, it's gonna be alot of fun seeing them live i'm betting.

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Pop Punk fans may be interested to know that Joel, formerly of the Mr T Experience and Plus Ones, is playing bass for the Avengers on their current tour (or so i've heard), see them on Tuesday at the Underworld.

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Joe C wrote:

Discount - Open Ended Ariel 7" is really great, the acoustic/piano tune is really good, is there an electric version on an album?

that 7" is great.  discount are one of my favourite 90s bands for sure.

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mikeplanes wrote:
Joe C wrote:

Discount - Open Ended Ariel 7" is really great, the acoustic/piano tune is really good, is there an electric version on an album?

that 7" is great.  discount are one of my favourite 90s bands for sure.

'Crash Diagnostic' is a fantastic album! smile

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I've been listening to Samiam all day.

Quality Band.

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I agree, Crash Diagnostic was sort of "The Shape of Pop-Punk to Come" as it sounded like no other but retained all the hooks and melodies of their earlier releaes.

What are your feelings, if any, on the Post discount bands i can think of:
The Kills - actually like them a lot.
The Kitchen - hmmmm
Routineers - Obviously great as they also feature a host of DC HC names!

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i didn't like crash diagnostic sad

monikers are ex discount and they rock quite nicely.

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if you want some quality new pop punk, then i heartily recommend THE TANKs new album, coming out later this month.. its the first pop-punk album to REALLY excite me in 5 years - honestly! Its a must if you love your BIG DRILL CAR...

Check out 4 of the songs at www.myspace.com/thetank

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I'm really liking Shermer, Stolen Bikes Ride Faster and Witches With Dicks as far as active bands go. I should also plug my no good lot as well, click the link in my sig!

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I might have to check them out. i fucking love big drill car!

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Herman-The-Tosser wrote:

I might have to check them out. i fucking love rhythm collision!

not to keen myself - big drill car on the other hand...

i used to love sicko and sinkhole, but i have a feeling they wouldn't have aged so well

But the riff that was made from the base was the heavy, slowly, darkness, and bad feelings.

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sicko are definitely still worth a listen!

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Herman-The-Tosser wrote:

i fucking love reef!

evry since i can remember i've been poppin' my collar,
poppin', poppin' my collar, poppin', poppin' my collar.

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eze wrote:
Herman-The-Tosser wrote:

i fucking love reef!

not to keen myself - thin lizzy on the other hand...

evry since i can remember i've been poppin' my collar,
poppin', poppin' my collar, poppin', poppin' my collar.

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Yes Sicko! You can feel the love in this room. I love that song "ya ya".

Pop-punk brought me through my high school / uni days before I found out about all this emo nonsense (92-98) -

nofx, descendents, satanic surfers, millencolin, randy, scherzo, weston, gameface, samiam, good riddance, bodyjar, frenzal rhomb, no fun at all, lagwagon, all, pansy division, parasites, operation ivy, down by all, sicko, farside, strung out etc. etc.

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fucking flanwurzels!

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... and of course, when BAD RELIGION's generator when it came out in 1992, I was still listening to bands like WARRANT.