"Slightly Stoopid" is a rock band based in Ocean Beach, California, who describe their music as "a fusion of acoustic rock and blues with reggae, hip-hop, and punk". As a band, they have released 5 albums, the latest being ''Closer to the Sun'', released in April 2005. The band was originally signed by the late Bradley Nowell from the band Sublime to his label Skunk Records.
Back In 1995, while still in high school, Miles and Kyle caught the ear of Sublime vocalist Bradley Nowell, who then signed them to his own Skunk Records label. Staying true to the D.I.Y ethic of punk rock, the band released its first two albums independently on Skunk. With minimal distribution (primarily in Southern California), the Skunk label released the punk-tinged debut ''Slightly Stoopid'' (1996), and the heavier-produced reggae leanings of the band's surf inspired ''Longest Barrel Ride'' (1998). Then in 2003, Slightly Stoopid released ''Everything You Need'', their first legitimately produced studio album since 1998. A departure on some levels, ''Everything You Need'' was the culmination of the band reaching a new creative plateau, forging their own brand of music without abandoning the philosop...