Tonight A Little Bit More Jamie Lidell
posted by October 3 at 16:14 PMon
A colleague just called me a Jamie Lidell “hater” for what I wrote in this week’s Data Breaker. Hmm. I would say it’s more accurate to label me a “spurned Lidell lover.” My archives bulge (ooh) with praise for the British song-and-dance man. Go ’head and google it. I’ll wait.
Anyway, Lidell plays Showbox at the Market tonight. I’m holding out hope that he leans more toward his old(er) improv/beatbox/weird rhythmic loop steez than his new streamlined, accessible R&B trad maneuvers. I can be quixotic that way.
For examples of the Lidell who made a true fanboy out of me, check the videos below. For the new, more mainstream-palatable Lidell, check the video provided in this post.
Lidell at the 2006 Bumbershoot: