Post some music from the 90s, nostalgia-all

It's taken me far to long to admit that the 90s is far enough away from now to be nostalgic about it. I was going through some CDs and found some long forgotten music and it made me think about some other hits and forgotten favorites from the era. So if you like 90s music here's a place to post it and share and reminiscence.

Let's start with something iconic, like Shirley Manson and Garbage.

A perhaps forgotten hit, with Matthew Sweet's Girlfriend.

And jam out with Sonic Youth.

What are some of your favorite 90s music memories?

No other song personifies the 90's more than this IMO.

Green Day, I'm really happy for you. I'm gonna let you finish but ...

I'll see your Smells Like Teen Spirit and raise you a version autotuned to a major key.

Agent 86 wrote:

I'll see your Smells Like Teen Spirit and raise you a version autotuned to a major key.

I'll see your Smells Like Teen Spirit and raise you bargle nawdle zouss

Let's do obscure ATL stylin ...

NathanialG wrote:

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How you left this off I'll never know:

I'm not gonna have the same nostalgia for the era as most of the rest of you seeing as I went from childhood to early-teens, and I wasn't a big fan of most of what was releasing as the early-aughts crept in. Still, of all the 90's bands I took to and still persists as a group I enjoy, Offspring is probably the big one. While other kids my age didn't start listening to them until Pretty Fly For a White Guy, my introductions were much closer to the grunge era.

It was about this time my brother came home from College and brought with him knowledge of the band Gravity Kills.

Dream Theater wrote my favorite song of theirs in the 90's, which could probably be argued as the era in which they were good.

Of course, in the end of the 90's and into the early aughts my favorite band was Metallica, and while they'd soon enough get kicked to the curb by power metal and I'd had a love for most of their stuff, it was Load and Reload that continued to stick with me as the speed and melodies of bands like Blind Guardian, Rhapsody, Grave Digger, and Iced Earth made a lot of the 80's thrash seem comparatively dull (to me, at least). Regardless, most of the listening I did was to S&M anyway, as I felt the symphony made the music much more complete and full.

In the end, though, this was all stuff trickled down from my older brother. The first band I discovered for myself was Linkin Park, marking me as a true millennial.

PissedYeti wrote:

Let's do obscure ATL stylin ...

Loved this band, crying shame they didn't get a wider audience. I saw them open for Pearl Jam in Athens and their album happened to randomly be playing in the bar where I met my wife.

Ska I primarily was into because my older brother was. That transitioned more into punk and metal

With Metallica, the Black Album was my introduction, but I went backwards in their discography, as none of their subsequent stuff really appealed to me.

garion333 wrote:
NathanialG wrote:

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How you left this off I'll never know:

True, since it's one of about 4 songs from the 90s worth listening to.

-BEP

garion333 wrote:
NathanialG wrote:

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How you left this off I'll never know:

I had to go take care of a baby! I was thinking of it though.

This is probably my favorite video of all time:

I have 3 separate primarily 90s music Pandora stations. NathanialG's post is the only one here with any songs from any of my stations.

Different strokes and all.

Loving the diversity of music here. My 90s was mostly influenced by MTVs 120 Minutes. I recorded it on VHS every Sunday night fast forwarded to the stuff I was interested in and skipped all the commercials. Planning to check out some of the rap and metal being presented here that I missed out on the first time around.

Oh and props go to Badferret for posting Slow Dog by Belly. I love everything about their album, Star. One of my favorites of all time.

NathanialG, I listened to every song linked in your first post. It's nothing like what I listened to back then, but Snoop Dogg is so iconic that even I am familiar with the two songs posted. I liked Busta Rhymes energy, that was a fun one. Mobb Deep - Shook Ones probably resonated with me the most with the story it told.

It all reminded me of a rap video I actually discovered on my own flipping the channel to MTV late one night. Gained a little understanding of depression and addiction from someone who had lived through it. Only saw the video once back then, but it resonated with me and with the magic of YouTube I found it again.

Tscott wrote:

Oh and props go to Badferret for posting Slow Dog by Belly. I love everything about their album, Star. One of my favorites of all time.

That was a great album. Shame they only managed two albums as it's the last of the best stuff Tanya Donelly did.

Tscott wrote:

Loving the diversity of music here. My 90s was mostly influenced by MTVs 120 Minutes. I recorded it on VHS every Sunday night fast forwarded to the stuff I was interested in and skipped all the commercials. Planning to check out some of the rap and metal being presented here that I missed out on the first time around.

Oh man, that reminds me of how the rap video for "Natural Born Killaz" was considered too graphic to show before midnight, so every evening they'd play it right before Alternative Nation.

I think.

That was a long, long time ago. I could be mistaken.

Also, this was such a great cover of a cover:

edit: oh, can't help but add this, because getting a copy of a copy of a copy on tape of this song has to rank up there as a 90s experience:

and while the edit box is open, can't resist this:

Representative, you say? (Okay, the first one was released 12 days before 1990 started, but I'm gonna count it.) Spoilering...

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Oh boy, almost all my 90s music favs are hipster as hell emo/punk/shoegaze bands so here goes:

I'm not sure if the spoiler tags are helping. In fact, now this thread won't load on my phone.

I don't know what's up with the thumbnail of this video. That ain't the Jesus and Mary Chain. But the video is exactly what's promised.

While I'm on the topic of Hope Sandoval, I'm not ashamed to admit I'd play this song at top volume driving around in my car at night.

I was likewise a ska and punk kid and, to be honest, I still basically remain such.:

Of course, some has aged better than others:

And some move into something quite different. Circa 2006 I screamed myself hoarse for the below until a gang of high schoolers joined in, and the band confessed they didn't think they could really play it as they'd minimized their horns. But, they did try: