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Slightly Stoopid Slightly Stoopid is a rock based band from Ocean Beach, California. Their music can be described as a fusion of acoustic rock and blues with a reggae, hip-hop, and punk twist. Slightly Stoopid consists of four members including Miles Doughty (guitar, bass, vocals), Kyle McDonald (guitar, bass, vocals), Ryan Moran (drums), and Oguer Ocon (congas, percussion, harp, vocals). Some of their major influences are Bob Marley, Led Zeppelin, Dr. Dre, Sublime, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Police, and Miles Davis. As a band, they have released five albums. It all started back in 1995, Doughty and McDonald were just a high school band. At a local show they caught the eye of the late Sublime vocalist Bradley Nowell. Nowell would soon sign them to his own record label Skunk Records. Slightly Stoopid released their first two albums independently on Skunk. Their first album was titled “Slightly Stoopid” and was released in 1996. This album included a more punk style of music. It was released to local stores in Ocean Beach, San Diego, the setting of one of Southern California’s premiere surf spots. Their second album was titled “Longest Barrel Ride” and was released in 1998. This album was more of reggae, surf inspired vibe. “Longest Barrel Ride” was Slightly Stoopid’s first album that was successful. In 2003, Slightly Stoopid released “Everything You Need”, their first legitimately produced studio album since 1998’s “Longest Barrel Ride”. A departure on some levels, “Everything You Need”
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