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Angelo Moore, legendary singer of Fishbone, has created his Magnum Opus under the pseudonym Dr. Madd Vibe.....be a part of the release!

(New song samples streaming in the updates section now...!)

by mix engineer John Zay

Hands down, Angelo Moore is respected by his peers and fans as being one of the best frontmen in music. I personally have witnessed him dazzle rooms that had 15 people as well as 1500 people just as an MC, poet and singer with no script. Imagine what could be done if all the ideas in this man's head had the proper nourishment to actualize into a full on Dr. Madd Vibe show.

You see the Dr. Maddvibe experience is not meant to be just a band playing songs, it's a like a carnival, a production with an orchestra of horns, musicians and performers. Angelo's 30 years experience as the Frontman for Fishbone, as well as his extensive spoken word and MC experience has taught him a thing or two about creating an incredible eclectic experience for an audience. Now it is time for Angelo to bring that vision to the world.

But as always, in order for the experience to be seen by the public, Angelo will need the resources to do it properly.  Funds will be needed for mixing and mastering the album, CD and merchandise production, rehearsal time and space, paying top notch musicians and performers, promotion, publicity and all the other goodies that go into launching a successful project. Also, the launch through will not only take place in the US but in Europe and Japan as well.

And in regards to the music on this record, Angelo bares his soul like I've never heard before.  This is not just a young punk kid with a blonde mohawk recklessly purging his artistic creativity.  While that spirit still exists it has now been honed in with the maturity that has grown over time.  This record is about a man who has been through the emotional ups and downs from traveling all over the world time and time again while trying to maintain relationships at home with loved ones and friends.  One song in particular called "Field of Groupies" showcases Angelo's voice reaching from the depths of pain and transcending to the other side reminiscent of the greatest soul singers who've ever recorded. In the coming weeks we will post a samples for preview courtesy of Angelo's label Mooremapp records

Like most artistic pioneers, and as he did with Fishbone before “Alternative” became cool, Angelo has created Dr. Maddvibe outside of the mainstream channels. Instead of answering to executives he's only answering to his fans, who have been loyal to him for many years and have always trusted Angelo to 'bring it.'  So today we are asking you to extend that trust one step further and support this man in taking yet another pioneering artistic vision into the foreground.

FAQ

  • No, no & no. While making & mixing the record we affectionately called it "The Phil Collins Project". This was not only because Angelo played drums and sang on the recording but because when Phil Collins did his solo thing it launched the biggest streak of success for Genesis. We would love to see this happen for Angelo and Fishbone.

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  • This is an album of songs, 12 songs to be exact covering many genres like funk, punk, R&B, gospel, ska, reggae, big band and rock. Angelo's poetry with accompanying music will be part of the release as a separate digital download.

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  • On July 22nd when the campaign is over. All funds are on hold until then and are only processed IF we reach our goal....or should we say WHEN we reach our goal of $25,000!!!

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    An Mp3 of the new single "Optimistic Yes" sent to your email inbox

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    An Mp3 of the new single "Optimistic Yes" and an Mp3 of the percussion remix of "Mack Truck" sent to your email inbox.

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    The "Optimistic Yes" single release including Mp3's of "Optimistic Yes", the epic 15 minute "Optimistic Yes-z" remix featuring Angelo in full Dr. Maddvibe character WITH Pdf Artwork for the single AND the percussion remix of "Mack Truck" sent to your email inbox.

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    A digital download of "The Angelo Show" sent to your email inbox with Pdf artwork.

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    You'll receive an advance CD copy of “The Angelo Show”, PLUS a digital download of the album (for you or a friend), AND a special Accompanying full digital download of Dr. Madd Vibe's Spoken Word Description of “The Angelo Show” over album remixes, PLUS! a personalized handwritten note of thanks from Angelo!

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    You'll get a SIGNED copy of the new record, the digital download, the Special Dr. Madd Vibe Accompanying Poetry Album, the handwritten note, PLUS! a bonus Dr. Madd Vibe Poetry CD, AND the Awesome “Angelo Show” album cover POSTER with artwork by Misae Mizuyama signed by Angelo!

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    You'll get a SIGNED copy of the new record, the digital download, the Special Dr. Madd Vibe Accompanying Poetry Album, the handwritten note, the bonus Dr. Madd Vibe Poetry CD, the Angelo Show Poster signed by Angelo PLUS! “The Angelo Show” official Album cover T-SHIRT, AND an 8x10 Black & White headshot of Angelo with a personalized autograph made out to whomever you choose!

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE - PLUS! the “Jah Jah on the Telephone” fully animated comic book written by Angelo w/ japanese Art by Misae Mizuyama & accompanying CD, AND a THANK YOU in the liner notes of the new CD.

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS a limited edition pre-release dvd of the new Fishbone Documentary "Everyday Sunshine" signed by Angelo AND an accompanying 11x17 movie poster also signed by Angelo (Note - This item will not be available to ship until early 2012)

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE - PLUS A digital download of Angelo's previous release “Dr. Madd Vibe's Medicine Cabinet” with accompanying poster signed by Angelo, AND a special edition DVD of the Full Dr. Madd Vibe interview about the making of the Angelo Show with Behind the Scenes footage of Angelo Recording in the studio, AND a spot for You + 1 on the guest list to any Dr. Madd Vibe show at the town nearest you by the end of 2012!

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE - PLUS, at a town Angelo plays nearest you (In the U.S), you can come backstage for a meet & Greet with Angelo, take a picture with the Doctor and receive a Limited Edition “Comprehensive Linkology” Book of Poetry signed by Angelo and given to you right there....

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS at a town Angelo plays nearest you (in the U.S only) Angelo will dedicate the set to you, make a toast from stage to your excellence AND invite you up for one song to sing back-ups, dance, play tambourine or whatever instrument you like!

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS, a personalized video of Angelo singing Happy Birthday to you AND on the video a live track of Angelo singing any song off the new release dedicated to you. Show it to all your friends at your birthday party!

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS, Angelo will write & record a poem with accompanying music on any topic of your choice AND You will be credited as an Executive Producer of the album with your very own mugshot in the liner notes (both digital & CD)

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE PLUS A ROUND TRIP AIRLINE TICKET FOR 2 TO LA (Domestic U.S. Only) for The Dr. Madd Vibe CD RELEASE PARTY w/ LODGING AND FOOD COVERED BY US! You will also get to have dinner at a cool LA restaurant with the Doctor! This will be a weekend you will never forget!

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