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Friday, September 28 • 8:00pm - 11:15pm
Renegades of Funk feat. Erykah Badu and The Cannabinoids

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Constantly re-inventing herself, Erykah Badu has now embraced a technologically-driven musical collective that can only be described as “the sensational reaction created when the synthetic combines with the organic”. Her work with The Cannabinoids marks the next phase of her development both as a composer and performer. Consisting of 9 laptops, 3 turntables, 6 keyboards, 4 drum machines, a Theremin, live projections and over a dozen performers, The Cannabinoids are quite simply the most ambitious performance we’ve ever hosted at The Decibel Festival. Like Parliament-Funkadelic for the digital age, The Cannabinoids have given Erykah Badu a new digital platform on which to transform her classic Neo Soul material into a full audio/visual experience. The Starship Connection is a synthesizer funk/future bass quartet. The are comprised of B. Bravo, Teeko, D-Nasty and Bob-O.

For fans of Flying Lotus, J Dilla and The Roots
ERYKAH BADU FEAT. THE CANNABINOIDS / live band and a/v / 9:45 pm - 11:15 pm
Motown / Universal

THE STARSHIP CONNECTION / live band / 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Frite Nite
Doors at 8:00 pm : $45 : All ages : FREE WITH DB PASS

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The Cannabinoids feat. Erykah Badu

The Cannabinoids represent a musical exploration of the science of addiction. It's the sensational reaction created when the synthetic combines with the organic, and The Cannabinoids are the receptors that bind the experience. The project was originally conceived when Erykah Badu sought to manifest live musical improvisation utilizing the tools of studio tracking and hip-hop production. Inspired by her cosmic collaborations for her award-winning... Read More →
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The Starship Connection

Frite Nite
Synthesizer Funk / Future Bass Quartet. Crew :: B. Bravo, Teeko, D-Nasty, Bob-O    

Friday September 28, 2012 8:00pm - 11:15pm
The Paramount Theatre 911 Pine St, Seattle