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Morning View Sessions

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Lazy, Jan 18, 2002.


  1. Lazy

    Lazy

    May 30, 2001
    Vancouver BC
    I recently saw Incubus's Morning View sessions on MuchMusic(Canadian MTV) and it completely changed my opinion of them. I thought they were OK, but after hearing alot of their songs that aren't played on the radio I'm convinced that they'll probably be around alot longer than the other rock bands out there. Sonically they covered every color on the musical spectrum and Dirk Lance is a fine bassist with an amazing command over the instrument. Being a guitarist too, Mike Einzinger is a refreshing change from the down tuned seven string guitarists I seem to hear on the radio all the time.

    This post is pretty much pointless, I guess I'm just trying to say that seeing and hearing a live performance from a band is alot different then hearing their single being played on Top 40 radio
     
  2. *ToNeS*

    *ToNeS*

    Jan 12, 2001
    Sydney AU
    amen. after i heard their single ("Wish You Were Here") on the radio i was convinced that they'd sold out - it's a far cry from some of the rockier, dirtier tunes on "Fungus Amongus" and "Enjoy Incubus". but delving a little deeper my opinion changed - they've still kept their unique and instantly recognizable sound, no doubt. all they've done with the new album is mature as musicians (notice how Dirk's lines are a lot more laid-back and articulate than anything previously), and write some great songs. usually not my cup of tea, but i'll acknowledge that these guys are genuine and put everything they have into their music. Boyd, especially, is a tremendous vocalist.
     
  3. Wow, I never thought someone would post on this. I saw that last Saturday and Have watched it over and over. Any people who know incubus music? Did you notice the fill he played after the interlude in "Glass". As you may tell by my sig. I think he is the best. And this week I got his autograph after seeing them twice. Once on Monday, again on Thursday. LIve they are a great band, but Dirk has great command on his instrument and he uses it so well. Did anyone notice in "the Warmth" when he struck and note and faded it in with the volume?

    sim
     
  4. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    moved to misc. because it's topic if more related to the overall band.
     
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    I would have more respect for Dirk if he used his real name instead of his pornstar name.

    But he is a pretty decent bassist.
     
  6. I agree. I can't believe they actually made Wish You Were Here, that song is terrible in my opinion. It's so far removed from the album, hell, ANY Incubus album and it just doesn't work. I think the rest of Morning View (or the majority of it) is great, though.
     
  7. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    i taped it some weeks ago... it kicks!

    circles is far better song than wish you were here

    and the pardon me live was just great
     
  8. I don't think more than 5% of the population can spell his real last name, though.

    He's an interesting player. Kinda reminds me of Tony Levin at times.
     
  9. I was kind of hoping they'd perform Battlestar from Make Yourself...

    Other than that, The Morning View Sessions was a kickass special. I was at my uncle's house with his 50" Sony flatscreen and 5.1 Suround. Maybe if I click my heels together three times, I can go back.
     
  10. A Rock

    A Rock

    Mar 18, 2001
    New Haven, CT
    what is his real name?

    i like S.C.I.E.N.C.E. the best
     
  11. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    I don't like incubus,i like "consquence",thats it,I've heard majority of all there cd's and none of em really interested me.There singer's voice is annoying and plain.There bassist,may not play hard riffs,but his bass parts always go perfectly with the rest of the music.I dont like how they have a DJ.There drummer is quite good though.There guitarist repeats alot of the riffs he doesn't really change it up enough.

    Well thats my 1-minute review of incubus:oops:
     
  12. A Rock- Im pretty sure its Alex Katunich. Even though theyre my favorite band that is the only name I seem to stumble on lol. Anyway, try not to judge incubus til you hear at lease one or two of these songs:

    Pillow Your Eyes
    Psychopsilocybin
    Speak Free
    Sink Beneath the Line
     
  13. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    BTW: Dirk uses the red fender jazz we talked about some time ago on two songs
     
  14. FLEABITE

    FLEABITE

    Apr 13, 2001
    Kent, England.
    I love "morning view", it's definitely one of the most varied and atmospheric albums I have ever heard and Dirk has maintained his tasteful bass style on this record. I don't agree with the poeple saying "wish you were here" is substandard, I personally love this track, especially that little bass bend in the verses.