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Minus the Bear Band

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by beachdude, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

    Minus the Bear is an American indie rock band from Seattle, Washington. Founded in 2001, the group features current and former members of Botch, Kill Sadie, and Sharks Keep Moving.
  2. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

    So yeah, these guys are good. I'm starting to listen to them more, gonna listen to the first three albums again today.
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  3. MarceloFP

    I am a haunted house. I'm superstitious.

    Oh these guys are VERY good. Omni and Menos El Oso are great albums. I saw them live w/ Brand New back in 2014 and it was one of the best shows I've ever been to.
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  4. muttley

    "Fuck you, Peaches!" Prestigious

    Been playing Menos and Planet of Ice a lot lately.
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  5. inwaves

    the ships have all sailed to the sea

    Love this band. Wasn't super into Infinity Overhead, but I love everything else I've heard from them.
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  6. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

    I hadn't listened to them in a while, I'm glad I'm getting back into them. Their stuff is dope.
  7. bd007h's resident Meg Myers fan #GoSabres/Bills

    Fantastic band. Thanks for the Killer Game of Crisco Twister is my jam haha.
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  8. I remember a thread on AP about bands with no bad release in thei discography (I believe the stipulation was more than 2 albums had to exist) and MTB was the first band I could think of, at least out of ones that had already been mentioned. Only album I don't love is Infinity Overhead but I still don't even think it's bad.
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  9. muttley

    "Fuck you, Peaches!" Prestigious

    I've probably listened to Infinity Overhead more than Omni at this point. Still like both, though.
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  10. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-aggressive Prestigious

    First 3 are perfect, last two have been good albeit a bit generic. Wonder when we'll get LP6, if ever. They seem to be really quiet, I dont even know if they've been recording/writing.
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  11. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

    Yeah I did notice that they haven't done anything in a while... strange.
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  13. demo

    i said dont @ me

    they used to be amazing but it feels like a distant memory. omni was fucking shit and infinty overhead was better but still rather unmemorable. still, planet of ice, highly refined pirates, menos el oso, and of course this is what i know about being gigantic are all remarkable
  14. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    Erin Tate is a fantastic drummer. I haven't listened to Menos El Oso in forever. Probably gonna go back to it soon
  15. muttley

    "Fuck you, Peaches!" Prestigious

    Dude's got style for sure. He fit MTB perfectly, or rather MTB fit him.
  16. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    He's one of the most tasteful players, especially in that style. He nailed it every time
  17. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

  18. DarkHotline

    Proud To Bathe With A Rag On A Stick Prestigious

    One of my personal favorite bands ever. Can't wait to hear their new stuff.
  19. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

    Menos El Oso still fucking rules.
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  20. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

    This song's outro... B-)

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  21. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-aggressive Prestigious

    We're never getting that new album are we
  22. sukottokairu


    I'd guess they'll have a new album out this year. They've played two new songs live and have said they are working on a new album, although whether they are writing or recording, was left rather vague. Awesome band though, only album I'm not crazy about is Omni. I really like Infinity Overhead. Planet of Ice and Highly Refined Pirates are my top two though.
  23. Cameron

    FKA nowFace Prestigious

    Love OMNI. know it's not a popular opinion though.
  24. ChrisCantWrite

    Trusted Prestigious

    I really enjoy Infinity Overhead. I'm not sure why it's so frowned upon.
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  25. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-aggressive Prestigious

    The main reason is it's much more simplistic and straightforward compared to the first 3. People would argue that they don't come to MTB for straightforward indie rock.

    For me, I like it a good bit but it doesn't come close to the first 3