8 thoughts on “ Viet Nam - Minutemen - Double Nickels On The Dime (Vinyl, LP, Album)

  • A double album containing 45 songs, Double Nickels on the Dime combines elements of punk rock, funk, country, spoken word and jazz, and references a variety of themes, from the Vietnam War and racism in America, to working class experience and linguistics.
  • SST Records released Double Nickels on the Dime on double vinyl in July SST delayed the release of Zen Arcade so that both albums could be released simultaneously. After the release of Double Nickels on the Dime, the Minutemen toured almost constantly to promote the record. One tour saw the band playing 57 dates in 63 days.
  • Viet Nam This song is by Minutemen and appears on the album Double Nickles On The Dime (). Let's say I got a number -- that number's fifty thousand. That's ten .
  • This album is generally, and rightfully, considered the band's masterpiece - their most perfect synthesis of funk, punk, noise, folk, rock, and whatever else crossed their fertile minds during the feverish recording of this song double (vinyl anyway) album. A lot has been written about Double Nickels already and mostly it's all correct - as long as the writers agree that this is /5().
  • Music Reviews: Double Nickels on the Dime by Minutemen released in via SST. Genre: Post-Punk.
  • Double Nickels on the Dime, an Album by Minutemen. Released in September on SST (catalog no. SST CD ; CD). Genres: Post-Punk, Punk Rock.
  • Viet Nam. Viet Nam. Listen Now Buy: £ 4. Cohesion. Cohesion. If What Makes a Man Start Fires? was a remarkable step forward from the Minutemen's promising debut album, The Punch Line, then Double Nickels on the Dime was a quantum leap into greatness, a sprawling song set that was as impressive as it was ambitious /5(75).
  • Editors’ Notes Double Nickels on the Dime serves as an affirmation of punk rock liberty from a band that believed in it more than any other. Spread over two records and a staggering 44 songs, the album’s girth spoofed the seventies excesses of Peter Frampton and Yes, yet it was also a verification of the band’s creative stamina.

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