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by Soap
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: The Beginnings: How you got into Incubus
Replies: 13
Views: 325

Re: The Beginnings: How you got into Incubus

What a beautiful post, and replies! I've enjoyed reading all of them. You've struck a lot of the same threads as me in this long twisted relationship with the band. I marvel at how similar some of your experiences are to mine. It reinforces the fact that no matter where you're from, people aren't al...
by Soap
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: nope, cant do it - worst song
Replies: 21
Views: 589

Re: nope, cant do it - worst song

Promises, Promises is a track that I absolutely love. I'd put it in the top half of my favourite songs from the band. It is obviously a strictly Boyd/Einziger joint; the rest of the band is very much in the supporting role, which to me is the biggest flaw of the album as a whole, but serves this tra...
by Soap
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: That Side of the Floor
Topic: 2017-2018 Setlists [Spoilers]
Replies: 206
Views: 18699

Re: 2017 Setlists [Spoilers]

Went to the Auckland show, and I was kind of disappointed with the setlist. Pantomime and Paper Shoes were good to see (especially Paper Shoes, it sounds much meatier live) but there weren't really any surprises. It was very succinct; not much crowd interaction. However, they were tight as fuck. Eve...
by Soap
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: That Side of the Floor
Topic: 2017-2018 Setlists [Spoilers]
Replies: 206
Views: 18699

Re: 2017 Setlists [Spoilers]

Is there a clip of the INXS snippet? That would be so cool to hear!
by Soap
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: 14th Anniversary of A Crow Left of the Murder
Replies: 7
Views: 1125

Re: 14th Anniversary of A Crow Left of the Murder

The record came at a time when I'd got into Incubus watching Drive and Pardon Me on MTV2, I received Morning View as a Christmas gift in 2002 and I loved it so much. Crow was the first time I got to get excited for a forthcoming Incubus record, the activity at the time, alongside the Halo 2 soundtr...
by Soap
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Videos
Replies: 118
Views: 11610

Re: Videos

I get the feeling the vocal take was one of the many Dave Sardy made him do. Maybe the track was a late-in-the-day "fuck it let's try it" kind of deal. I personally like it, obviously Brandon's vocals are rough in spots but he shines in a other places. The hero of the track is Mike's guita...
by Soap
Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Light Grenades turns 11!!
Replies: 6
Views: 970

Re: Light Grenades turns 11!!

I remember hunting all over town the day this was released to find a CD copy. The chain stores didn't have it yet but the independent record store had it at the top of the new release shelf, and I didn't even mind paying $33 (NZD) for it. Got it back to the car, put it in my old discman connected to...
by Soap
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Ultimate Survivor: Winners (FINAL)
Replies: 48
Views: 3391

Re: Incubus Ultimate Survivor: Winners (Round 1)

This is too hard. I'm out! Good luck everyone, you bunch of masochists :P
by Soap
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Incubus
Topic: MY is barely llegal now lol
Replies: 2
Views: 612

Re: MY is barely llegal now lol

Looking back at what feels like a lifetime, this album was my first exposure to the band. But not until Drive was released almost two years after the album. It wasn't until I had my mind blown by Science that I dived into the album Make Yourself. The two have never been on the same level for me; Sci...
by Soap
Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Results and Discussion)
Replies: 105
Views: 8450

Re: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Round 12)

While All the Vultures Feed for me this round.

I love Monuments and Melodies, shame to see not everyone else does.
by Soap
Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: News and Updates
Replies: 1924
Views: 165673

Re: News and Updates

The Australian venues are the same size as the last headlining tour they did in 2012, but the NZ venues are a lot bigger. One is 10,000 and the other is 14,000. I really hope they can fill them out, tickets are a pricey $96NZD ($66USD). The tour is getting a bit of hype here, which is great, but the...
by Soap
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Results and Discussion)
Replies: 105
Views: 8450

Re: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Round 9)

If there's one thing I've learned from these survivor thingos it's that my favourite songs from the band are not popular choices. I'd put Midnight Swim in my top five for this list: Midnight Swim Pantomime (sentimental fave, so many good memories attached to this one) Monuments and Melodies Punch Dr...
by Soap
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Results and Discussion)
Replies: 105
Views: 8450

Re: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Round 8)

I knew I'd seen it! Nice find

Great lip-syncing from Mikey lol.
by Soap
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Results and Discussion)
Replies: 105
Views: 8450

Re: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Round 8)

I could have sworn they did a live version of Neither of Us Can See on a late night show. Can't find it though.

Sad to see it go. Definitely my favourite of the three Stealth tracks. The Stealth version with Chrissy Hynde is a bit of a forgotten gem in the band's catalogue.
by Soap
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Idiot Box
Topic: Narcos
Replies: 12
Views: 1633

Re: Narcos

Just finished season two and loved it. Like you said Jelger, they showed Escobar as a human. In fact I think we saw more humanity from him than we did from any other character. He was certainly the most morally consistent character. It was kind of sad to see how he fell so far from grace. Very impre...
by Soap
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Results and Discussion)
Replies: 105
Views: 8450

Re: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Round 1)

Jelger wrote:Also, I can send you Hold Me Down later today.


Yes please!
by Soap
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Results and Discussion)
Replies: 105
Views: 8450

Re: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Round 2)

Why all the hate for Martini? It's like Matchbox20 meets Incubus....not a bad combo if you ask me! Is it because the bridge sounds like the Bridge for Rouges? The solo is pretty much exactly the same, just at a different tempo. I actually think that's really cool; to be able to transplant a solo to...
by Soap
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Results and Discussion)
Replies: 105
Views: 8450

Re: Incubus Survivor: B-sides (Round 1)

Hold Me Down is an easy first choice for me. I would vote it as the band's worst song. It's the aural version of looking at a grey wall. Plus, releasing it on that app didn't help. It was hard to get hold of and the versions out there sound awful. p.s. If any one has a copy of it that doesn't sound ...
by Soap
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Survivor: 8 (Results and Discussion)
Replies: 51
Views: 4075

Re: Incubus Survivor: 8 (Round 3)

Went for Familiar Faces this round. Sounding like a relic from the Light Grenades era, I actually thought quite highly of it when the album first came out, but listening to it now it's quite obvious that it was chopped up severely by Skrillex. Going straight to the chorus from the verse makes it sou...
by Soap
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Incubus
Topic: Incubus Survivor: Trust Fall (Side A) (Results and Discussion)
Replies: 11
Views: 1290

Re: Incubus Survivor: Trust Fall (Side A) (Round 1)

So tough! I really like this EP. It's like a photo of the band stepping over a creative divide with one foot in the past (Trust Fall, Absolution Calling) and one foot in the future (Make Out Party, Dance Like You're Dumb).

Went with Dance Like You're Dumb but I very much enjoy every song on it.

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