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This article is about the band. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_0

For the album Slightly $toopid, see Slightly Stoopid (album). Slightly Stoopid_sentence_1

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Background informationSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_0_1_0
OriginSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_0_2_0 San Diego, California, U.S.Slightly Stoopid_cell_0_2_1
GenresSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_0_3_0 Psychedelic rock, reggae, punk rock, reggae rock, dub, blues, folkSlightly Stoopid_cell_0_3_1
Years activeSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_0_4_0 1994–presentSlightly Stoopid_cell_0_4_1
LabelsSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_0_5_0 Skunk, Stoopid Records, Surfdog RecordsSlightly Stoopid_cell_0_5_1
Associated actsSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_0_6_0 Sublime, Bob Weir, G. Love, Don Carlos, Karl Denson, Chali 2naSlightly Stoopid_cell_0_6_1
WebsiteSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_0_7_0 Slightly Stoopid_cell_0_7_1
MembersSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_0_9_0 Miles Doughty

Kyle McDonald Ryan Moran Oguer Ocon DeLa Paul Wolstencroft Andy GeibSlightly Stoopid_cell_0_9_1

Past membersSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_0_11_0 Adam Bausch

Kelly Vargas Dan Lancelot Paul Vrieling Damion Ramirez Doze C-MoneySlightly Stoopid_cell_0_11_1

Slightly Stoopid is an American band based in the Ocean Beach neighborhood of San Diego, California, who describe their music as "a fusion of folk, rock, reggae and blues with hip-hop, funk, metal and punk." Slightly Stoopid_sentence_2

As a band, they have released thirteen albums (four live), with their ninth studio album entitled Everyday Life, Everyday People on July 13, 2018. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_3

The band was originally signed by Bradley Nowell from the band Sublime to his label Skunk Records while still in high school. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_4

History Slightly Stoopid_section_0

Founding, early releases Slightly Stoopid_section_1

In 1994 Slightly Stoopid was formed in Ocean Beach, California by Miles Doughty and Kyle McDonald, both childhood friends, as well as high school friend and drummer Adam Bausch. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_5

Soon after, Sublime frontman Bradley Nowell discovered the band, asking them to perform in Long Beach, California at the Foot Hill Tavern. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_6

Nowell shortly after signed them to his label Skunk Records while the members were still attending high school. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_7

In 1996 the band released their first studio album, the punk-tinged Slightly $toopid (featuring a guest appearance by Nowell on the song "Prophet" – later covered by Sublime and released on their box set, Everything Under the Sun) and 1998's surf-inspired The Longest Barrel Ride. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_8

The group self-released 2001's Acoustic Roots: Live & Direct (a 40-minute acoustic set, captured live at San Diego 's 91X radio station) – the first for their own label, Stoopid Records, before issuing 2003's Everything You Need on Surfdog Records (a musical departure for the band, that sold more than 185,000 copies). Slightly Stoopid_sentence_9

Adam Bausch left the band shortly after recording and releasing The Longest Barrel Ride. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_10

Slightly Stoopid had fourteen drummers between Adam Bausch and their current drummer, Ryan 'RyMo' Moran. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_11

These drummers include: Kelly Vargas (of Sublime / Dissension), Dan Lancelot, Damion Ramirez (of Capitol Eye / Long Beach Shortbus), and Paul Vrieling (who is pictured in the background on the cover of the Everything You Need album.) Slightly Stoopid_sentence_12

After solidifying a new line-up with first the removal of Bausch, due to personal differences, then with the additions of Ryan 'RyMo' Moran (drums), as well as Oguer 'OG' Ocon (congas, percussion, harp, vocals), C-Money (trumpet, keyboard) and Dela (saxophone) from John Brown's Body, the band began to mix even more different musical styles on 2005's Closer to the Sun. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_13

The album featured collaborations with well-known reggae names such as Barrington Levy and Scientist. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_14

Closer to the Sun impressively debuted in the Billboard Top 200 and sold nearly 25,000 copies in its first two months of release. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_15

A year later, Slightly Stoopid issued their first-ever electric live album, Winter Tour '05-'06 Live CD/DVD, as well as their first-ever DVD, Live in San Diego, while 2007 saw the release of the group's fifth studio effort, Chronchitis, which debuted at No. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_16

55 on the Billboard 200, and No. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_17

2 on the indie charts. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_18

Live touring Slightly Stoopid_section_2

The group has toured frequently since its inception, including appearances at arts festivals such as Coachella, Harmony, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, and New Orleans Jazz Fest. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_19

Additionally, the group has played sold-out shows in Australia, Japan, Guam, Portugal, Denmark, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and the Dominican Republic. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_20

"Without [the fans], we'd just be playing at the bar," admits Kyle. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_21

"They make it worth our while – when we go out and people are having that good of a time, the energy goes back and forth. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_22

Just a good time – we rely on each other's energy." Slightly Stoopid_sentence_23

Slightly Stoopid has played with the Dave Matthews Band, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley and the Marley Brothers, Sublime, the Roots, The Expendables, Snoop Dogg, G. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_24 Love & Special Sauce, Ozomatli, Toots and the Maytals, Helva, and Pennywise, among others, as well as their first-ever sole headlining tour of amphitheaters in 2008, joined by their friends Pepper and Sly & Robbie featuring Cherine Anderson. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_25

The band teamed up with Snoop Dogg in 2009 for the co-headlining "Blazed & Confused Tour" across North America. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_26

Stoopid Records, live albums Slightly Stoopid_section_3

2008 saw the band issuing their first-ever 'odds and ends' collection, Slightly Not Stoned Enough to Eat Breakfast Yet Stoopid – the group's newest release for their growing label, Stoopid Records (which will also feature releases by other groups, including the label's first signed act, The Expendables from Santa Cruz, California). Slightly Stoopid_sentence_27

Included on Slightly Not Stoned Enough to Eat Breakfast Yet Stoopid are outtakes from both the Closer to the Sun (including tracks that were previously issued as a limited edition bonus CD) and Chronchitis sessions, as well as a bevy of new material recorded at the famed Circle House Studios in Miami, Florida, and such cover tunes as UB40's "I Would Do For You" and the traditional "I Know You Rider" (most notably covered by The Grateful Dead). Slightly Stoopid_sentence_28

Also making their first appearance on a Slightly Stoopid studio album are newly recorded renditions of the long-time live standards "False Rhythms" and "Sinsemilla." Slightly Stoopid_sentence_29

On September 13, 2011, the band was invited by the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir into his state-of-the-art TRI Studios for a live webcast and in-studio performance. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_30

Utilizing the technology of their studio's Constellation sound system, Slightly Stoopid had the privilege to invite some of their close friends and family down to record Live at Roberto's TRI Studios, performing alongside Weir as well as Karl Denson, Don Carlos (musician), Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, and host Tommy Chong. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_31

Top of the World and Meanwhile...Back At The Lab (2012-Present) Slightly Stoopid_section_4

Main article: Top of the World (Slightly Stoopid album) Slightly Stoopid_sentence_32

The band's seventh studio album, Top of the World, was released on August 14, 2012. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_33

The seven-piece band continues to explore a variety of styles on Top of the World, with help from some of their biggest influences and heroes including: reggae legends Barrington Levy and Don Carlos (musician) of Black Uhuru; "unofficial 8th member" Karl Denson of Greyboy Allstars; longtime band friend and touring partner G. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_34 Love; Fishbone frontman Angelo Moore; ex-Jurassic 5 emcee extraordinaire Chali 2na; Dumpstaphunk's Ian Neville; and hit-making singer/songwriter Angela Hunte. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_35

The album entered the Billboard 200 at a career high No. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_36

13 as well as on Billboards Independent Albums chart at No. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_37

3. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_38

Top of the World also debuted on Billboards Rock Albums and Alternative Albums charts with a final position of No. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_39

4. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_40

Following the album release, the band performed on the "Red Bull Sound Space at KROQ" (www.kroq.com/soundspace and www.redbullusa.com/soundspace) on August 23, followed by appearances on tastemaker indie music website Daytrotter and SiriusXM. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_41

The group also appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Slightly Stoopid_sentence_42

on September 12 to play their current single, "Top of the World." Slightly Stoopid_sentence_43

Slightly Stoopid continued to tour extensively, playing 38 dates in 2014 in cities all across the US. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_44

Their summer 2014 tour featured G. Love and also Bob Marley's son, Stephen Marley. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_45

On April 20, 2015, Slightly Stoopid announced via their social media pages and website that they intended to release a new album, entitled Meanwhile...Back At The Lab. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_46

The album was released on June 30, 2015. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_47

The album's track list was subsequently published on iTunes. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_48

The band's 2018 album, Everyday Life, Everyday People, topped the Billboard Reggae Albums chart. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_49

Musical influences Slightly Stoopid_section_5

The group is noted for their eclectic mix of rock, reggae, blues, hip-hop, metal and funk in their works. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_50

When the group first started out, they drew numerous influences from the likes of punk rock groups such as Sublime, Operation Ivy, Rancid, and Streetwise. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_51

Slightly Stoopid's self-titled album was released months after Brad Nowell's death in 1996 under Skunk Records. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_52

Their reggae influences stem from artists such as Yellowman, Don Carlos (musician) and Buju Banton. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_53

The band has also experimented with hip-hop on their more recent albums. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_54

The song "The Otherside" off the album Chronchitis features the late rapper Guru. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_55

They note hip hop influences NWA and Eazy-E, Wu-Tang Clan, and Gang Starr. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_56

Kyle McDonald’s vocal style in particular references reggae legends Eek a Mouse, Pinchers, and Tenor Saw quite often. Slightly Stoopid_sentence_57

Band members Slightly Stoopid_section_6

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  • Miles Doughty – guitar, bass, vocalsSlightly Stoopid_item_0_0
  • Kyle McDonald – guitar, bass, vocalsSlightly Stoopid_item_0_1
  • Ryan Moran (RyMo) – drums(2000 - Present)Slightly Stoopid_item_0_2
  • Daniel "DeLa" Delacruz – saxophone (2006 - Present)Slightly Stoopid_item_0_3
  • Paul Wolstencroft – keyboardsSlightly Stoopid_item_0_4
  • Karl Denson – saxophone(guest)Slightly Stoopid_item_0_5
  • Oguer (OG) Ocon – congas, percussion, harp, vocals (2003 – Present)Slightly Stoopid_item_0_6
  • Andy Geib – trombone (2013 – Present)Slightly Stoopid_item_0_7
  • Adam Bausch – drums (1994-2000)Slightly Stoopid_item_0_8
  • C-Money – trumpet (2006-2013)Slightly Stoopid_item_0_9

Discography Slightly Stoopid_section_7

See also: :Category:Slightly Stoopid albums Slightly Stoopid_sentence_58

Studio albums Slightly Stoopid_section_8

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List of studio albums and chart peaks by Slightly StoopidSlightly Stoopid_table_caption_1
YearSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_0_0 Album titleSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_0_1 Billboard chart PeaksSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_0_2 Release detailsSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_0_9
USSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_1_0 IndSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_1_1 AltSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_1_2 DigiSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_1_3 HeatSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_1_4 TasteSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_1_5 IntSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_1_6
1996Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_2_0 Slightly $toopidSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_2_1 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_2_2 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_2_3 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_2_4 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_2_5 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_2_6 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_2_7 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_2_8 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_2_9
1998Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_3_0 The Longest Barrel RideSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_3_1 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_3_2 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_3_3 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_3_4 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_3_5 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_3_6 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_3_7 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_3_8 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_3_9
2003Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_4_0 Everything You NeedSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_4_1 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_4_2 20Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_4_3 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_4_4 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_4_5 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_4_6 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_4_7 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_4_8 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_4_9
2005Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_5_0 Closer to the SunSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_5_1 121Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_5_2 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_5_3 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_5_4 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_5_5 1Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_5_6 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_5_7 4Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_5_8 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_5_9
2007Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_6_0 ChronchitisSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_6_1 55Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_6_2 2Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_6_3 15Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_6_4 55Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_6_5 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_6_6 10Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_6_7 55Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_6_8 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_6_9
2008Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_7_0 Slightly Not Stoned Enough to Eat Breakfast Yet StoopidSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_7_1 73Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_7_2 8Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_7_3 22Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_7_4 19Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_7_5 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_7_6 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_7_7 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_7_8 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_7_9
2012Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_8_0 Top of the WorldSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_8_1 13Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_8_2 3Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_8_3 4Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_8_4 6Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_8_5 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_8_6 5Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_8_7 5Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_8_8 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_8_9
2015Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_9_0 Meanwhile...Back at the LabSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_9_1 37Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_9_2 3Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_9_3 3Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_9_4 13Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_9_5 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_9_6 12Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_9_7 13Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_9_8 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_9_9
2018Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_10_0 Everyday Life, Everyday PeopleSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_1_10_1 60Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_10_2 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_10_3 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_10_4 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_10_5 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_10_6 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_10_7 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_10_8 Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_10_9
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.Slightly Stoopid_cell_1_11_0

Live albums/DVDs Slightly Stoopid_section_9

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EPs Slightly Stoopid_section_10

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  • Slightly Not Stoned Enough To Eat Breakfast Yet Stoopid EP (2008)Slightly Stoopid_item_2_14

Singles Slightly Stoopid_section_11

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Incomplete list of songs by Slightly StoopidSlightly Stoopid_table_caption_2
YearSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_0_0 TitleSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_0_1 Chart peaksSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_0_2 AlbumSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_0_4 CertificationsSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_0_5
Mod RockSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_1_0 Hot RockSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_1_1
2007Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_2_0 "2 A.M."Slightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_2_1 37Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_2_2 Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_2_3 ChronchitisSlightly Stoopid_cell_2_2_4 Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_2_5
2012Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_3_0 "Top Of The World"Slightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_3_1 25Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_3_2 44Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_3_3 Top of the WorldSlightly Stoopid_cell_2_3_4 Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_3_5
2015Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_4_0 "The Prophet"Slightly Stoopid_header_cell_2_4_1 40Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_4_2 Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_4_3 Meanwhile...Back at the LabSlightly Stoopid_cell_2_4_4 Slightly Stoopid_cell_2_4_5

Summer tours Slightly Stoopid_section_12

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Summer tours for Slightly StoopidSlightly Stoopid_table_caption_3
YrSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_3_0_0 Tour nameSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_3_0_1 Tour-matesSlightly Stoopid_header_cell_3_0_2
2007Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_1_0 Summer Haze TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_1_1 G. Love and OzomatliSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_1_2
2008Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_2_0 Tailgate TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_2_1 Pepper and Sly & RobbieSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_2_2
2009Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_3_0 Blazed and Confused TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_3_1 Snoop Dogg and Stephen MarleySlightly Stoopid_cell_3_3_2
2010Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_4_0 Legalize It TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_4_1 Cypress Hill and Collie BuddzSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_4_2
2011Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_5_0 Seedless Summer TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_5_1 Rebelution and Shwayze & Cisco AdlerSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_5_2
2012Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_6_0 Unity TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_6_1 311, SOJA and The AggrolitesSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_6_2
2013Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_7_0 Kickin' Up Dust TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_7_1 AtmosphereSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_7_2
2014Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_8_0 Summer Sessions TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_8_1 Stephen Marley, G. Love & Special Sauce, NOFXSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_8_2
2015Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_9_0 Everything is Awesome TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_9_1 Dirty Heads, The Expendables, Stick FigureSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_9_2
2016Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_10_0 Return of the Red Eye Summer 2016 TourSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_10_1 SOJA, Fortunate Youth (select dates), Zion-I, The Grouch, and Eligh (select dates)Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_10_2
2017Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_11_0 Sounds of Summer Tour 2017Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_11_1 Iration, J Boog, The MovementSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_11_2
2018Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_12_0 School's out for Summer 2018Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_12_1 Stick Figure, PepperSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_12_2
2019Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_13_0 How I Spent My Summer Vacation 2019Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_13_1 Matisyahu, Tribal Seeds, HirieSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_13_2
2020Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_14_0 Summer Traditions 2020Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_14_1 Pepper, Common Kings, Don Carlos (Canceled)Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_14_2
2021Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_15_0 Summer Traditions 2021Slightly Stoopid_cell_3_15_1 Pepper, Common Kings, Don CarlosSlightly Stoopid_cell_3_15_2


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