d'angelo - voodoo - classic or dud?

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when all the tiny d'angelos suddenly snap out of their unconnected mumblings and sing "i won't steer you wrong!" it still gives me shivers right down my spine.

40% chill and 100% negative (Tracer Hand), Tuesday, 31 May 2011 15:42 (2 years ago) Permalink

his label should just do what labels used to do and release outtakes and leftovers from these sessions in place of anything new from him. id like to see what else they came up with, stuff that wasnt in the same mood as what made it on the album. have heard a few outtakes over the years but there must be more - apparently there was a title track that went on for about 20 mins. admittedly this might be better on paper than to listen to but id still like to hear it.

titchy (titchyschneiderMk2), Tuesday, 31 May 2011 15:55 (2 years ago) Permalink

7 months pass...

ohhhhh shiiiiiiit

the third kind of dubstep (Jordan), Thursday, 26 January 2012 22:42 (2 years ago) Permalink

I'm glad he's actually working but... kinda weak tbh. he can't really do that James Brown showman stuff with any dexterity.

Full Frontal Newtity (Shakey Mo Collier), Thursday, 26 January 2012 22:51 (2 years ago) Permalink

he hasn't played a show in over a decade? too bad you can't have a low-profile warm up show these days.

the third kind of dubstep (Jordan), Thursday, 26 January 2012 22:56 (2 years ago) Permalink

I was expecting something more low-key tbh! not this sort of classic soul revue schtick

Full Frontal Newtity (Shakey Mo Collier), Thursday, 26 January 2012 23:01 (2 years ago) Permalink

well that's what he did (prince/jb worship) for the whole voodoo tour:

i did wonder if he'd go back to it tbh, or do a brown sugar-era sitting-at-the-rhodes thing.

the third kind of dubstep (Jordan), Thursday, 26 January 2012 23:06 (2 years ago) Permalink

I love how the guitarists in these kinds of bands are always like statues

Full Frontal Newtity (Shakey Mo Collier), Thursday, 26 January 2012 23:10 (2 years ago) Permalink

fwiw jesse johnson (of The Time) was supposed to play guitar on this tour, but i guess he had something else to do. so they got the dude with the most similar name, jef lee johnson.

the third kind of dubstep (Jordan), Thursday, 26 January 2012 23:14 (2 years ago) Permalink

lol

yeah I thought Jesse left the Time tour to do this...?

Full Frontal Newtity (Shakey Mo Collier), Thursday, 26 January 2012 23:16 (2 years ago) Permalink

i'm just going off this: http://www.okayplayer.com/news/dangelo-2012-tour-diary-pt-1-he-got-on-the-plane.html (lol first time i've looked at okayplayer in years).

Then there’s the newbies; Chris Dave – Rick Rubin’s favorite drummer (sacrilegious I know); Ray Angry – our boy from The Roots who’s subbing for Cleo Pookie Sample (gotta love a n**ga named Pookie). Jesse Johnson; who’s a beast but had another commitment so we have Jeff Lee Johnson–killing it.

the third kind of dubstep (Jordan), Thursday, 26 January 2012 23:18 (2 years ago) Permalink

I'm glad he's actually working but... kinda weak tbh. he can't really do that James Brown showman stuff with any dexterity.

you're crazy, this is fucking great

unlistenable in philly (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Friday, 27 January 2012 14:54 (2 years ago) Permalink

aw man

J0rdan S., Monday, 30 January 2012 06:31 (2 years ago) Permalink

here's good audio of "sugar daddy"

J0rdan S., Monday, 30 January 2012 06:33 (2 years ago) Permalink

I will pay top dollar to see this man.

Good to see Pino is still on bass.

Poon Aggroved (Spottie_Ottie_Dope), Monday, 30 January 2012 06:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

oh shit

lag∞n affiliated (The Reverend), Monday, 30 January 2012 06:55 (2 years ago) Permalink

otm

bear, bear, bear, Monday, 30 January 2012 07:22 (2 years ago) Permalink

piano medley:

and uh bowie:

the third kind of dubstep (Jordan), Monday, 30 January 2012 18:13 (2 years ago) Permalink

is that new live stuff or old?

the third kind of dubstep (Jordan), Wednesday, 1 February 2012 16:51 (2 years ago) Permalink

think its all old

just sayin, Wednesday, 1 February 2012 18:27 (2 years ago) Permalink

holy shit he's looking good, looking happy

TracerHandVEVO (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 1 February 2012 18:39 (2 years ago) Permalink

this one is killing me!

TracerHandVEVO (Tracer Hand), Wednesday, 1 February 2012 18:47 (2 years ago) Permalink

Seeing him Friday night...looking forward to it but methinks he's been studying Prince a little too hard...

The Pastiche Liberation Front (sonnyboy), Wednesday, 1 February 2012 19:17 (2 years ago) Permalink

guys, you're getting me excited here.

Wie wol ich bin der vogel has noch den erfret mich das (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 1 February 2012 19:41 (2 years ago) Permalink

methinks he's been studying Prince a little too hard

nothing new there!

the third kind of dubstep (Jordan), Wednesday, 1 February 2012 19:41 (2 years ago) Permalink

please to be posting in this thread if anyone hears about D playing NYC; he is a big bucket list musician for me to see live.

Wie wol ich bin der vogel has noch den erfret mich das (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 1 February 2012 19:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

Seeing him Friday night...looking forward to it but methinks he's been studying Prince a little too hard...

― The Pastiche Liberation Front (sonnyboy), Wednesday, 1 February 2012 19:17 (28 minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

me too! i am so excited it is absurd. i think 'one mo gin' is my favourite song ever made, so if he doesn't play it i'll be disappointed

Aesop Rizzle (a hoy hoy), Wednesday, 1 February 2012 19:51 (2 years ago) Permalink

hype hype

the emancipation of me-me (tpp), Friday, 3 February 2012 16:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

damn, ilx london fap at d'angelo -- i'm jealous

J0rdan S., Friday, 3 February 2012 16:03 (2 years ago) Permalink

if u see a 7 foot goonish looking german guy with diamond earrings by all means say hi

the emancipation of me-me (tpp), Friday, 3 February 2012 16:09 (2 years ago) Permalink

money boy in the building

J0rdan S., Friday, 3 February 2012 16:12 (2 years ago) Permalink

lol

lag∞n affiliated (The Reverend), Friday, 3 February 2012 18:21 (2 years ago) Permalink

i didn't see this thread til now, i am totally going tonight - feel free to holla at me, anyone else who's going

been immersing myself in voodoo & brown sugar today :)

first period don't give a fuck, second period gon get cut (lex pretend), Friday, 3 February 2012 18:27 (2 years ago) Permalink

so rum is what you're saying?

Wie wol ich bin der vogel has noch den erfret mich das (forksclovetofu), Friday, 3 February 2012 18:41 (2 years ago) Permalink

that was last night :(

first period don't give a fuck, second period gon get cut (lex pretend), Friday, 3 February 2012 18:44 (2 years ago) Permalink

haha forks

pfunkbo bryson (some dude), Friday, 3 February 2012 18:46 (2 years ago) Permalink

half my twitter timeline reads "d'angelo"

i am so hyped! i have 45 minutes in which to coax my body into moving now

first period don't give a fuck, second period gon get cut (lex pretend), Friday, 3 February 2012 18:48 (2 years ago) Permalink

really really wish i was in britain right now and i NEVER say that

Wie wol ich bin der vogel has noch den erfret mich das (forksclovetofu), Friday, 3 February 2012 18:59 (2 years ago) Permalink

hah

lag∞n affiliated (The Reverend), Friday, 3 February 2012 23:00 (2 years ago) Permalink

the piano section was.............!!!!!

lmao still @ his outfit

lex we need to meet at one of these shows sooner or later!

the emancipation of me-me (tpp), Saturday, 4 February 2012 03:20 (2 years ago) Permalink

so utterly jealous of you guys

J0rdan S., Saturday, 4 February 2012 03:20 (2 years ago) Permalink

OTM

dr dre throwing dubstep balloons (Spottie_Ottie_Dope), Saturday, 4 February 2012 03:30 (2 years ago) Permalink

fucking fucking FUCK

Wie wol ich bin der vogel has noch den erfret mich das (forksclovetofu), Saturday, 4 February 2012 04:50 (2 years ago) Permalink

to make matters worse i actually was in brixton last night and still didn't go :(

TracerHandVEVO (Tracer Hand), Saturday, 4 February 2012 09:50 (2 years ago) Permalink

so utterly jealous of you guys

― J0rdan S., Saturday, 4 February 2012 03:20 (6 hours ago) Bookmark

sad otm :(

I'm not going leftfield on you... (hypehat), Saturday, 4 February 2012 09:53 (2 years ago) Permalink

the piano section was.............!!!!!

so lol. he's such a tease, all those false endings. how you gonna do the entire brown sugar album as a medley though!

lmao still @ his outfit

a swiftly divested jacket, a vest so oversized that it looked like a dress, and so low cut (well beneath the pecs) that he might as well not have bothered. girl next to me kept talking to herself between every song, "please let him take off his clothes please let him take off his clothes".

lex we need to meet at one of these shows sooner or later!

yes! god, getting there was such a trial for me though, nearly went to the O2 instead because i...hadn't bothered reading anything properly beforehand. then when i got to the venue just before his stage time was sent on a wild goose chase to like 3 different places to pick up press tkts. it was all good though cuz he came on half an hour late anyway (and played well beyond the 11pm curfew, haw - only other artist i've seen do that is erykah, naturally).

um anyway amazing show! that version of "shit, damn, motherfucker" was kind of epic. "devil's pie" another definite highlight. the new song "sugar daddy"!!!!! omg such fun to dance to, you felt your feet making all sorts of moves within four bars. i didn't quite expect him to be so RAW live - his seduction is so smooth on record and then live he's just wild.

first period don't give a fuck, second period gon get cut (lex pretend), Saturday, 4 February 2012 09:55 (2 years ago) Permalink

to make matters worse i actually was in brixton last night and still didn't go :(

to make matters worse (for you), between us melissa and i had three spare +1s that the stupid PR neglected to inform us about, and i only realised when i was literally picking my tickets up (and was rushing to get inside before he came on). ugh so many people i know would've loved those

first period don't give a fuck, second period gon get cut (lex pretend), Saturday, 4 February 2012 09:56 (2 years ago) Permalink

Tpp seven foot goonish type? I said hello and you blanked me! Unless there was a few different giants there. Was near the back. Couldn't see lex but never saw the thread when you posted, so I wasn't looking.

Omg the show was amazing. I went in just thinking I'd be glad if he was looking healthy and hadn't ruined his voice but god damn! He killed it. I've never seen someone have such control over the crowd. And voice was incredible, and sustained all night.

Otm on the shit damn motherfucker. Also he seemed to have been watching a lot of James brown and... Zeppelin maybe? That kind of wall of amplified blues guitar on some of the Voodoo stuff, plus the solo-ing stuff made me think of them anyway.

Great night, hope I don't have to wait twelve years to do it again.

a hoy hoy, Saturday, 4 February 2012 10:20 (2 years ago) Permalink


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