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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #80 on: Apr 28, 2010, 03:19 PM »
dont force it.

the music just doesnt have the same energy. it sounds lathargic and uninspired.

just boring imo

this. and they're falling away from the genre that I LOVED about them. now it's all only about electronics everywhere - Minus the Bear, 65dos.. Eh.
well said about both bands.
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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #81 on: Apr 28, 2010, 04:11 PM »
dont force it.

the music just doesnt have the same energy. it sounds lathargic and uninspired.

just boring imo

this. and they're falling away from the genre that I LOVED about them. now it's all only about electronics everywhere - Minus the Bear, 65dos.. Eh.
well said about both bands.

it all makes me wanna cry :(

id like to think its still too early for a RIP

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #82 on: Apr 28, 2010, 04:57 PM »
What?  Seriously?  Wow, I can't believe you guys really think it's THAT bad.  I feel like the synth has always been a pretty prevalent, maybe not as much as Omni, but it's not like it's some brand new direction.  I really like it so far, I kinda wish they would've incorporated China White somewhere, I love that song.  If I have any complaints, it's that the overall feel of the album didn't really turn out the way I thought it would after hearing that song and Into the Mirror.

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #83 on: Apr 28, 2010, 05:11 PM »
What?  Seriously?  Wow, I can't believe you guys really think it's THAT bad.  I feel like the synth has always been a pretty prevalent, maybe not as much as Omni, but it's not like it's some brand new direction.  I really like it so far, I kinda wish they would've incorporated China White somewhere, I love that song.  If I have any complaints, it's that the overall feel of the album didn't really turn out the way I thought it would after hearing that song and Into the Mirror.
I like those two songs we heard about 6 months ago more than anything else on Omni.
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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #84 on: Apr 28, 2010, 06:46 PM »
dont force it.

the music just doesnt have the same energy. it sounds lathargic and uninspired.

just boring imo

this. and they're falling away from the genre that I LOVED about them. now it's all only about electronics everywhere - Minus the Bear, 65dos.. Eh.
well said about both bands.

it all makes me wanna cry :(

id like to think its still too early for a RIP

Haha, come on. You can be such a drama queen, man.

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #85 on: Apr 28, 2010, 08:41 PM »
Listened through this album twice, not feeling it at all. To freaking cheesy for my taste really.

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #86 on: May 02, 2010, 01:09 AM »
it scened

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #87 on: May 02, 2010, 01:49 AM »
Listened through this album twice, not feeling it at all. To freaking cheesy for my taste really.

agreed. lyrically it's pretty cringe-worthy

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #88 on: May 05, 2010, 06:29 AM »
Listened through this album twice, not feeling it at all. To freaking cheesy for my taste really.

definitely feel you.  i liked broken china a lot when it came out and thought into the mirror was ok but more or less a throwaway song for mtb.  i liked my time when it came out.  loved the catchyness and pop sensibilities and everything but i was really hoping that was just like the pop song of the album.  i think i was really expecting something more like planet of ice.  ive listened to it about 2 and a half times now and i just find myself becoming more and more disappointed.
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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #89 on: May 05, 2010, 06:30 AM »
Idk what u guys are talking about the album is sick.  Im going to see them Friday in DC and im stoked.  Never seen them before, head they put on a decent show. 

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #91 on: Jun 25, 2010, 02:22 AM »
Listened through this album twice, not feeling it at all. To freaking cheesy for my taste really.

agreed. lyrically it's pretty cringe-worthy

I've always though their lyrics are cheesey to be honest.
All the songs are about drinkin and pulling chicks - don't mind general lyrics so much, but as a whole was very disappointed with the album.

Got one of my friends onto Planet of Ice - and she dug it. Showed her Omni, and she said "WTF, sounds like Matchbox 20"

Kinda ruined it for me right there.
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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #92 on: Jun 27, 2010, 07:49 AM »
I actually enjoyed the new songs live when I saw them a month ago...but yeah, the new album got old pretty quickly.

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #93 on: May 21, 2011, 03:06 PM »
Free download of new digital EP titled "Hold Me Down" on www.minusthebear.com

Tracklist
 01 – “Hold Me Down”
 02 – “Broken China”
 03 – “My Time” (live)
 04 – “Into The Mirror” (live)
 05 – “Hold Me Down” (live)
 06 – “My Time” (Mitchmix remix)

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #94 on: Jun 21, 2012, 07:13 PM »
Wow, this clip is great.  Color me stoked.

http://youtu.be/bsbDZ9N6C7M

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #95 on: Aug 29, 2012, 11:35 PM »
Minus the Bear - Steel and Blood (Official Video)


this band puts me in a good mood, loving this track
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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #96 on: Aug 29, 2012, 11:41 PM »
I'm really enjoying the new album more than Omni.
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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #97 on: Aug 31, 2012, 11:37 AM »
Meeeeeeeh.
Listened through it once but the experience just was not rewarding.



I am becoming old and stupid since I bitch about every single new decision any of old bands that I used to listen to makes.

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #98 on: Aug 31, 2012, 01:10 PM »
Dear Minus The Bear, I am sorry but this is not working for me anymore.
But its not just you, its also me. We grew apart like an old couple. I didn't like Omni, but decided to stick with you for one last album, in hope that things would change. But nothing changed, I find this album just as boring.

Your concerts were fun and I will listen to your old stuff from time to time, so peace out

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Re: Minus the Bear
« Reply #99 on: Aug 31, 2012, 03:17 PM »
at least we all still have Highly Refined Pirates?
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