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Slightly Stoopid will embark on the Just Passing Through Fall Tour 2018 Tour in November.
Check out contributor Geoff Clowes’ photos from Slightly Stoopid’s recent sold-out show in Boca Raton as part of the band’s School’s Out For Summer Tour.
Release Day Picks this week highlight new albums by Slightly Stoopid, The National, Dirty Projectors, The Suffers, Love Canon and Grateful Dead.
Southern California’s Slightly Stoopid recruited many friends to appear in the video for “Stay The Same (Prayer For You)” off their forthcoming ‘Everyday Life, Everyday People’ album.
Listen to “If You Want It,” the first single off Slightly Stoopid’s forthcoming ninth studio album “‘Everyday Life, Everyday People.’
A batch of 10 dates have been added to Slightly Stoopid’s School’s Out For Summer 2018 tour with Stick Figure and Pepper.
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About Slightly Stoopid
With more than a decade of making music together, the members of Slightly Stoopid have perfected one of the rarest and most valuable skills a band can develop: the art of the stealth groove, that knack for quietly, almost innocently, sliding into a composition, and utterly lassoing anyone within earshot by mid-song. That’s where the band has come to reside, musically: deep in the pocket, that ever-elusive, funky trench where a band can entrance an audience, hypnotize it and hold on to it until the set or CD is finished. Built on a bedrock of nasty, oceanic slabs of dubby bass, meditative vocal harmonies, rock-steady guitar licks and tightly syncopated percussive rhythms, Slightly Stoopid illustrate a case study in underground success, steeped in years of hard touring, an improvisational business model, and a creative process that continues to unwind and push the envelope of a new jam-based genre the band helped to create.
Slightly Stoopid’s dual front-men Miles Doughty (Guitar, Bass, Vocals) and Kyle McDonald (Guitar, Bass, Vocals), created their own label, Stoopid Records, in the early 2000’s to avoid signing a record deal and keep their DIY work ethic and freedom away from music industry politics. The west coast sound pioneers later added musicians Ryan ‘RyMo’ Moran (Drums) and Oguer ‘OG’ Ocon (Congas, Percussion, Harp, Vocals) from the B Side Players, as well as C-Money (Trumpet, Keyboard) and Dela (Saxophone) from John Browns Body; solidifying their on stage line up. Slightly Stoopid has built a large n’ loyal fan base, and has soared to one of the most successful independent artists of this decade. The buzz surrounding the group continues to increase with each successive release; their album catalog sales have topped the 700,000 mark and the group continues to fill the most prestigious concert venues around the world, and continues to create a legion of “stoopidheads” in the process!
Umphrey’s McGee presented an “All Night Wrong” set of covers voted on by fans on Friday at Holidaze in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. The set featured guest appearances from Aron Magner of the Disco Biscuits and UM band and crew members’ children.
Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio kicked off a run in Boulder with a show featuring the first versions of “Snowflakes In The Sand” and “Glide II” since the 1990s.
Episode 27 of The JamBase Podcast starts with “The Rundown” containing a guest appearance from Phish lyricist Tom Marshall and concludes with Pink Talking Fish discussing “The Art Of The Setlist.”
Phil Lesh & Friends, Trey Anastasio Band and The String Cheese Incident are among the acts featured on The Peach Music Festival’s 2019 lineup.
The initial 2019 lineup for the High Sierra Music Festival includes Greensky Bluegrass, Jim James and many more.