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cottonseed is now "OBLIGATORY RESPONSE". can you dig it?!

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The Lost Artist Show at Art Colony Studio Building

March 8, 2014 from 5pm to 11pm
We're Starting Off 2014 With An Acoustic Show. Just As Much Energy With Less Gear..............See More
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OBLIGATORY RESPONSE @ FIZZ (Chicago) at FIZZ

October 3, 2013 at 8:30pm to October 4, 2013 at 1am
We Will Tearin' It Up On Thursday October 3rd At FizzSee More
Sep 29, 2013
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VINNI (& Obligatory Response) commented on Marcus's group Afro-Punks of Chicago
"Links To This Thursday's OBLIGATORY RESPONSE Gig...... ;-}  https://www.facebook.com/events/654031197969890/ http://vicariousvenues.com/ai1ec_event/fizz-29/?instance_id= Go Check 'Em Out , Then Come Check Us Out , It's That Easy "
Sep 29, 2013
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"     GET ON DOWN TO THIS ONE. MO BODIES MAKE IT MO BETTER."
Sep 25, 2013
VINNI (& Obligatory Response) commented on Marcus's group Afro-Punks of Chicago
"130 members c'mon y'all. Us Bushoong and Severed Tether the foundation should crumble and they should run out of beer with all the bodies in the spot.......Right?"
Sep 18, 2013
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Sep 8, 2013
VINNI (& Obligatory Response) commented on Marcus's group Afro-Punks of Chicago
"p.s. got some new musical steaks sizzlin' on the grill .... bring a plate,eat it up!!!"
Aug 11, 2013
VINNI (& Obligatory Response) commented on Marcus's group Afro-Punks of Chicago
"A little somethin' about Cottonseed from Marcus Bailey @ The Chicago Music Examiner check it out ..... http://www.examiner.com/music-in-chicago/marcus-bailey"
Aug 11, 2013
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Jul 8, 2013
VINNI (& Obligatory Response) commented on Marcus's group Afro-Punks of Chicago
"No It's Not Marcia Brady's And Micheal Evans' Mug Shots. It's An Open Wedding Invite To All Who Want To/Can Attend. Don't Miss Out."
Jun 16, 2013
VINNI (& Obligatory Response) commented on Marcus's group Afro-Punks of Chicago
"NOT 1 OR 2 BUT THREE SHOWS TO CHOOSE FROM. OR PICK ALL 3!!!!!"
Jun 16, 2013
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Name
VINNI
About Me
Obligatory Response Mini Bio:
Obligatory Response is a duo consisting of Maria Diamantis and Vince Allen. With wide ranging influences that include Bjork,The Doors,Fishbone, and Hendrix. Our songs are never preconceived but allowed to build themselves. Ending in anything from flamenco influenced acoustic to a metal based electric/electronic set. Come out to a show and enjoy.


VINNI Mini Bio:
Raised on R&B (as most of us probably were) then introduced to rock through an Uncle. Then realizing that guitars could make a lot more sounds than I was used to thanks to Hendrix,and Van Halen my destiny was set. My influences now include everything from those Hendrix and VanHalen tunes to BiIly Strayhorn,Monk,James Mankey(Concrete Blonde),Larry LaLonde (Primus), and country/blue grass guitar players. So I can enjoy playing Satin Doll as much as playing through something like Meshuggah's "Bleed".
Long story short, I love music. Even the cd's i have from other countries where I have no idea what they're saying. And the beauty of Brothaz & Sistaz out there musically doin' something other than "what we should be doin'".
Website :
http://afropunk.com/profile/cptime (or) facebook.com/obligatoryresp...
Occupation:
"......I go ta work"
Favorite bands:
( see musical influences )
Favorite movies:
henry (portrait of a serial killer),bas moi,blues brothers,razing arizona,heavy metal in bagdad,documentaries about anything
Favorite Magazines:
future music,top gear,car,modern drummer (even though i don't play 'em)
Relationship status:
married
Orientation:
Straight
Kids?:
no
Smoke/Drink?
no/yes
Question For Bands: Genre?
rock / ambient / acoustic / who knowz
Band Question - Band Members:
band # 1 Obligatory Response - Maria Diamantis,Vince Allen
band # 2 VINNI - Just Me
Band Question - Sounds like:
whatever comes out @ that particular moment
Band Question - Musical Influences:
Hendrix,VanHalen,Billy Strayhorn,Monk,Bad Brains,Screaming Headless Torsos,Meshuggah,Fishbone,Living Colour,Wes Montgomery,P.I.L.(w/Steve Vai),flamenco,country guitar(not country music),Al McKay,The JB's,old house,Public Enemy(fear of a black planet),movie sountracks
Band Question - Record label:
DIY

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At 2:12am on October 16, 2012, Angel/DeLundon said…

I stuck around and fuckin love yo shit. Wow... an awesome eargasmic experience...DOPE!

At 7:50pm on August 23, 2012, Black HAND Lotus said…

Vinni I'm interested in supporting, I'm a bassist let me know what's up. -Jay

At 6:45pm on April 18, 2011, THE ELECTRA COLOR said…
thanks for the add brotha !!
At 9:50pm on January 19, 2010, The All-Girl Boys Choir said…
Hey Vinni!

Glad you stumbled upon our little page here :) Thanks for checking out our tunes. Have a lovely eve...

xox-
A & M
At 3:15pm on May 30, 2009, The oOohh Baby Gimme Mores said…
hey. Thanks for the compliments. We really appreciate it. Hopefully we'll be able to make it to the states to perform more often.
At 11:43pm on May 18, 2009, IrRAdio said…
Deal! Keep your eyes peeled : ) we are always around...
 
 
 


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