Basement - Beside Myself (October 12, 2018) Album • Page 7

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by slowheart, Jul 31, 2018.

  1. JamesMichael

    Web, Designer & Marketer Prestigious

    Listened to this all the way through today. Yeah it rules but I’m a little disappointed it drops off slightly towards the end. First half is all killer though.
     
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  2. sean_rugy

    often but not always Supporter

    Stigmata is ace.
     
  3. OhTheWater

    Let it run Supporter

    There's nothing particularly special or mindblowing about this album but I find myself drawn back to it while I'm reading or grading, so it has that going for it
     
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  4. DesireToPlease

    Regular

    Same (minus the grading part).

    I will always prefer a grungier Basement. The song Wish exemplifies my favorite style of theirs.
     
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  5. Aaron Mook

    @avmook Moderator

    Guitar tones on this are nice. Nothing truly stuck out to me on first listen, but it's nice and different enough that I can see myself returning to it more than Promise Everything.
     
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  6. trevorshmevor

    and use a pretty font Supporter

    I do wish a song or two had been cut from this. New Coast and Just A Life feel to me like the two weakest tracks on the record and on an album that’s really not all that varied, they come in right at the point where I’m like “okay this is all good but I either need them to throw me a curveball here or bring this thing in for a landing”. Last three songs are solid but by the time I get to them I’m sorta spent.
     
  7. Kmil

    Regular Supporter

    There's something a little extra at the end of this album on the vinyl, not sure if anyone else has got theirs yet. I think it would have worked nicely to change the pace near the middle of this album.
     
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  8. mattav152

    shoobie

    Thanks for the heads up, I started listening to my vinyl copy last night but was super tired so only spun side A. Can't wait to hear this hidden track now
     
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  9. clockwise

    100 percent soft punk rebel. Prestigious

    I thiiiiiiiink this is my favorite Basement record.
     
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  10. mattav152

    shoobie

    Ok so I spun the second half of my vinyl copy and holy shit.... I want a whole record from them in that style, at one point all I could hear was like pre-American Idiot Green Day
     
  11. DesireToPlease

    Regular

    Anyone know anything about their next US tour?
     
  12. mattav152

    shoobie

    No clue on anything tour wise but I'm really hoping they hit a couple stops in New England. I haven't had a chance to see these guys since they played upstairs at the Palladium a couple years back with Ovlov
     
  13. btr

    Play Sasha

    If I had to guess, I’d day Spring. No way they wait until next summer.
     
  14. Nick

    @fangclubb Supporter

    This was... Not what I expected.
     
  15. johnnyferris

    Sic Parvis Magna Prestigious

    I had a spell a couple of days ago where I just listened to "Be Here Now" for two hours straight. "Keepsake" is definitely favorite on this album and maybe of all of Basement. I will agree that it slightly drops off on the b side.
     
  16. Transient_Hymn

    Keep the Rubber Side Down Supporter

    Given this about 10 listens.
    Think it’s my favorite of theirs all the way thru

    Didn’t expect so many hooks
    With all the JEW comparisons, I feel like I need to dig back in there because I’ve never been that much of a fan.
     
  17. mattav152

    shoobie



    Personally kinda bummed about this. Was hoping for some headlining dates and not really trying to see them at a casino for $60 minimum on a 30 minute slot. Great opportunity for the band though for sure
     
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  18. Micah511

    Who do you think needs who more?

    Holy cow, I can't remember the last time a band in this scene got this good of an opportunity. Wow.
     
  19. Colin Your Enthusiasm

    I can't reset to default. Prestigious

    Yeah this is HUGE for them
     
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  20. clockwise

    100 percent soft punk rebel. Prestigious

    Well that settles that. Have to go to the CT date now!
     
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  21. beachdude

    I'm not brave Supporter

    Wow, that’s crazy!
     
  22. trevorshmevor

    and use a pretty font Supporter

    That’s that FBR push baby
     
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  23. Zac Djamoos

    goodness, present and hallowed Prestigious

    literally thirty seconds in and man, those jimmy comparisons were spot on
     
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  24. Zac Djamoos

    goodness, present and hallowed Prestigious

    I can’t believe how much I like this album
     
  25. teebs41

    Prestigious Supporter

    I don’t come back to this as much as I thought I would
     
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