"What groups do you like but would not see them in concert?"
obviously if theyre dead it doesnt count.
i was listening to devin the dude and was thinking i really love his vibe and it would be cool to see him in concert. the thing is i dont smoke, so im thinking it would be weird. granted theres smoking at basically every concert but i would just imagine devin shows go all out and i would feel like a poser lol
ive avoided cypress and snoop for the same reason but i think i will go see either if i get the chance now.
also, watching anderson paak on hot ones got me wondering about the mosh pits at his shows. is it really like that? i wouldnt be down for mosh pits but i would definitely like to see him live.
i feel like i might had made this post before, or someone else might have
not smoking is whatever even at the shows for chronic heads... good music is good music nobody is checking you for not smoking.. and as for mosh pits that used to be my scene as a young man not anymore though I end up at plenty of shows where they happen.. I just post up at the back or at least out of the fray it's not hard to do.
as for answering your actual question about who I wouldn't see... I don't know that's tough... probably only somebody who's whole steez was recording and had a rep as being terrible live.. you know mad drunk or something... they're out there can't think of who right now... but mostly I just weigh how much I want to see an act versus the budget available.
9. "there are definitely some shows that are good for watching from the back" In response to Reply # 1
some shows are all about the energy though
i would probably go to their shows if they did come. i would hesitate a bit though.
if its an act that i really like their music and their known to have a bad live show i would probably still go to support if the price was reasonable. probably only once. now if they are known for not showing up then nah.
5. "YOOO, The Second Coming (Black Messiah) tour shows were THE BEST" In response to Reply # 4
concerts I’ve ever been too!!!
D actually enunciates his lyrics more clearly live. I now know what he’s singing on Sugah Daddy and B2TF since going to his shows. Haha
The band is always top notch. Dude only brings the best of the best on the road. Pino??? Sharkey??? Jesse?!??
And the songs take on new meanings live. I remember thinking “oh that’s a nice cool, smooth song...perfect for doing chores” when I first heard Betray My Heart. But that shit live???... I was crying hard and nodding my head, two stepping, embarrassing the shit outta myself.
18. "More with singers than rap, and since I'm a jazz head, everyone's old..." In response to Reply # 12
Saw a ton of soul and R&B groups growing up, and one thing I always disliked was seeing the band when they don't sound anything like the songs on their records. People age, pass away, voices go, the energy isn't the same, etc. So I'm a bit leery about acts that have been off the radar for a while, since it's much more about the music than the experience for me.
Rappers don't have the same problem of losing their singing voice.
They were here a few weeks ago, and while they will always be one of my faves, I took a hard pass.
Even in their heyday, it was a hard show to sit through. I saw them several times, in the late 90's, early 2000's and it was always the same... 50 dudes on stage, in Carharrt and durags, high as fuck. Every time Meth, Rae or Ghost touches the mic, the crowd goes apeshit, and you can't hear what they're rapping. A lot of walking back and forth, call and response, stage diving, water bottle shaking...etc. but very little music.
I definitely don't want to see that now, from a group of middle-aged dudes...and I am one.