mike watt

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by joebassplayer, Jun 8, 2001.

  1. joebassplayer

    joebassplayer Guest

    May 24, 2001
    Norwich, England
    hey all, i was wondering what album you'd reccomend me getting to start me off on mike watt. Ive wanted to check him out for years, but always get diverted somehow. I know he has done a mountain of work with many different musicians, so i was wondering which would be the best to get first?
  2. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    I'll reply anyway.

    Double Nickles on the Dime by the Minutemen is the best example of Mike Watts playing I have ever heard.

  3. asg618


    Jan 9, 2006
    +1. And my second favorite is fIREHOSE's Full Ragin' On. Between these 2 albums, you'll find much to love. The playing is exciting, creative, and unexpected throughout - and not just by Mike Watt, although he is the clear standout for me.