A Compilation of Warped Music

A Compilation of Warped Music


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A Compilation of Warped Music

A Compilation of Warped Music is as good a compilation of the state of U.S. punk rock (and its ska pals) in the late '90s as you're going to see. Put together in conjunction with the 1998 Warped Vans tour, all the heavy hitters from that extended jaunt are here except Rancid, including top stars Bad Religion (a Stranger Than Fiction sessions B-side smacker, "Markovian Process"), All (the catchy "I'll Get There"), and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones ("Wake Up Call"). But anyone who has followed the genre knows the other 22 acts have roots in the sound and community far before and beyond the 1994 commercial Green Day/Offspring explosion, especially scene stalwarts NOFX ("It's My Job to Keep Punk Rock Elite" smokes), Pennywise, 22 Jacks (who nicely continue the guitar soar of bassist Steve Soto's former band, Adolescents), the fantastic Descendents (an unreleased track, "Gotto"), Swingin' Utters, old-style greats No Use for a Name, and the hot Man Will Surrender (a real find here, the best song aside from Bad Religion!). On the bass-booming ska sound, Dance Hall Crashers, Hepcat, Mad Caddies, and the less traditional Ozomatli sound bouncy and '60s-Jamaica authentic, while Smooths switch gears between the two genres well. No slip, either, on the rest, with Royal Crown Revue, the poppy Lagwagon, Red Five, Tilt, el Centro, Furious IV, and No Knife. Only the breakneck thrash of vets Sick of It All and to a lesser extent Bouncing Souls sounds out of date and thus forgettable. Otherwise, kowabunga! Punk's not dead, just hardcore is.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/23/1998
Label: Side One Dummy
UPC: 0603967120721
catalogNumber: 71207

Album Credits

Performance Credits

All   Track Performer
Bad Religion   Track Performer
Mighty Mighty Bosstones   Track Performer
NOFX   Track Performer
No Use for a Name   Track Performer
Pennywise   Track Performer
Royal Crown Revue   Track Performer
Hepcat   Track Performer
Lagwagon   Track Performer
Sick of It All   Track Performer
Tilt   Track Performer
Dance Hall Crashers   Track Performer
No Knife   Track Performer
Red 5   Track Performer
Bouncing Souls   Track Performer
Strung Out   Track Performer
Swingin' Utters   Track Performer
22 Jacks   Track Performer
Mad Caddies   Track Performer
Man Will Surrender   Track Performer
Smooths   Track Performer
Ozomatli   Track Performer
Centro   Track Performer
Descendants   Track Performer
Furious IV   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Phil Bonnet   Composer
Jimi Hendrix   Composer
Kraig Johnson   Composer
Alan Menken   Composer
Rachel Portman   Composer
Jeb Bishop   Composer
Thymme Jones   Composer
Jeff Libersher   Composer
Dylan Posa   Composer
Ron Cameron   Illustrations
Dan Forden   Composer
Michelle Morrone   Composer
Scott Rutledge   Composer
Ross Feller   Composer
Chris Block   Composer

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