An innocuous comment made by our own Zack “Dr. Gonzo” Stiegler in an email thread led to a whole damn hour of the 4 1/2 Mikes crew (Stiegler + Big Money Mike + Michaels Cunningham, Duquette and Parr) talking about music of the ’90s and whether it holds up to other decades in musical history. In this episode, you’ll hear:
-The concert Dr. Gonzo went to that reads like a rummage through a ’90s refuse bin
-Why we all secretly envy Mark McGrath
-Why the death of the commercial single made careers out of many of the bands *in* that refuse bin.
-How badly mixed/mastered two of the decade’s defining albums are (and why Big Money should probably get his hearing checked.)
-Dr. Gonzo’s Anthony Kiedis impression
-Cunningham’s Madd Rapper impression
-Parr gets shouted down by the gang when he tries to use “The Bodyguard” soundtrack as a case study for cultural relevance.
-Why the double CD is a thing that should never, ever, EVER happen again
-“All Eyez On Me”: yay or nay?
-“Emancipation”: yay or nay?
-The enduring appeal of Sublime
-Cunningham’s not being fit for a high-top fade
and so much more.
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