14 Days ’til Decibel Festival – Erykah Badu and The Cannabinoids
15 Days until Decibel, and I’m feeling like it can’t come soon enough. Decibel Festival is a city-wide Seattle based electronic music gathering focused on providing a cosmic resonance chamber for the sounds of the times through the collective conscious of those attending. Featuring an extensive array of exciting electronic musicians from all over the world, Decibel 2012 is projected to be a week worth taking off work. Each day starting now, we will be updating you with new music to highlight the artists that will be represented at Decibel Festival.
We will be starting it off big on day one by highlighting the music of one of my favorite artists of all time, Erykah Badu. Teaming with an incredible band of outstanding musicians aptly labeled The Cannabanoids, Badu is redefining soul. I first became infatuated with the sounds of the goddess when she released her full length album Mama’s Gun in 2000. Ever since, I have periodically pressed play on the sounds of Ms. Badu, only to fall in love with her frequencies over and over again.
Tweleve beautiful years later, I have the opportunity to hear my favorite female performer of all time perform with a collection of creators that are sure to surpass any unfounded expectations I may have set for them. The following mix was recorded live at the Red Bull Music Academy through a symphony of 8 laptops, 3 turntables, 6 keyboards, 4 drum machines, and a Theremin. The artists featured include Symbolic One, Jah Born, Picnic, RC Williams, DJ Big Texas, Rob Free and A1, along with Erykah herself.
Don’t miss your opportunity to see this incredible showcase of real soul music.