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Recommend me some punk songs?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by gfdhicool, Oct 23, 2013.


  1. gfdhicool

    gfdhicool

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    I was feeling down and now,I can play 2112! I really hit my prime!,but anyways,enough w/bragging

    I wanna learn how to make good bass intro's,so punk seems like a good way to hear some examples of this :) .(Please don't recommend me Ramones,I literally learned the entire album on the first hearing).Something like Joy Division (Peter Hook is amazing) or really anything punk that is interesting :p
     
  2. kreider204

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    Just punk, or post-punk? If you like Joy Division, check out some early Cure, Killing Joke, Gang of Four, Magazine, Bauhaus, et al.
     
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    Oh, and the first Cocteau Twins album, GARLANDS:



    These are a couple of my favorite bass lines ever.
     
  4. Doctor_Clock

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    I recommend "Double Nickles on the Dime" by the Minutemen great mix of very simple to quite tricky bass lines by one of the greatest punk bass players Mike Watt.
     
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    "The Decline" by NOFX. 18 minutes long and some of Fatty's best work ever.
     
  7. Duckwater

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    I love Ill In The Head by Dead Kennedys

     
  8. gfdhicool

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    I enjoy both :p.
     
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    Alright :),loving them so far!
     
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    The Ruts, the early Stranglers, the early Clash that's punk music to me. Some of the music mentioned here, not so much.
     
  11. gfdhicool

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    I wish I could have made those basslines....but man is it some sort of pedal that the guy's using? It sounds so roomy and powerful
     
  12. kreider204

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    He's definitely using some modulation effect - chorus or light flanger maybe. And there's plenty of reverb on everybody in that track.
    Glad you like it, BTW. All the rest of the Cocteau Twins albums went in a sort of techno-pop direction, but that first one is a real overlooked gem.
     
  13. PaulMacCnj

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    The first two Clash albums, "The Clash" and "Give 'Em Enough Rope"

    Stand-out songs for me from "The Clash":
    Complete Control, What's My Name, Janie Jones

    From "Give 'Em...":
    Last Gang In Town, Safe European Home, English Civil War, Tommy Gun
     
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    Operation Ivy is nothing like Joy Division, but it fits your criteria of "anything punk that is interesting." Their song Freeze Up is an ass-kicker!

     
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    Anything and everything by Rancid
     
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    Idiots are taking over by NOFX still frustrated the hell out me. Awesome to listen to and a challenge to play.

    Of course Maxwell Murder by Rancid Most Rancid really...

    And The Casualties and early Anti-Flag albums

    That's where I got my start in punk at least
     
  17. eds3293

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    choking victim has cool lines and intros
     
  18. Swampman Cory

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    I haven't listened to Choking Victim in years! 500 Channels is great.
     
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    Haha yea man they're the awesomest one of the bands that got me into bass, and operation ivy too
     
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    Links...
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  21. Swampman Cory

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    I never listened to a lot of Choking Victim, but they have a nostalgia factor for me; a band from Canada covered "500 Channels" at the first basement show I ever went to.

    I got to play in an Operation Ivy tribute band in August, which was really special. A lighting designer I was working with gave me Energy right at the tail-end of middle school, before I was even playing music.
     

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