The demand was a lot higher than we thought. “Releasing an album is all convoluted and complicated these days. The trio recently performed Dr. Maybe we’re going back to a ‘50s and ‘60s vibe where everyone just makes 45s.”
Considering he comes from an era when crafting an entire album was a meticulous labor of love and actually held more value than a download or MP3, he confesses it’s a bit disheartening that tangible records have become less impactful. We underestimated. Octagon’s 1996 magnum opus, Dr. “There are new [Dr. Personally, I think singles are the only way. You kind of waste an album if you put it out there because you get the same amount of press and impact with a single. Octagonecologyst, inches closer to its May 5 release date, the excitement from die-hard Kool Keith, Dan The Automator and DJ QBert fans is palpable. We probably could have done 2,000, but we didn’t know.”
Now that the Handsome Boy Modeling School alum is aware of the amount of people out there itching for more of Dr. These places were small — like 600 to 700 people. We’re all still figuring that out. San Francisco, CA – As the vinyl reissue of Dr. The album is a certified classic in the books of many Hip Hop connoisseurs and with the new edition of the record, people will also be privy to five previously unreleased tracks. Octagon material live for the first time ever at two shows in Los Angeles and San Francisco, and Dan The Automator was surprisingly shocked at the warm reception. Octagon] songs — let’s put it that way,” Dan says. We knew we were going to do shows, but we didn’t know how people would react. “Guys like me and [Prince] Paul who have concepts, it doesn’t translate as well with singles. Octagon vinyl reissue above and pre-order it here. We want to make records. “It was crazy because we didn’t advertise,” Dan The Automator tells HipHopDX. He also confirmed that new material from Dr. “It hurts the work part,” he says. “But when it does, it’s fucking amazing.”
Check out an image of the Dr. Octagon, the trio is planning on doing additional live shows in the near future. We knew we needed it to do well. Octagon is apparently not too far off from being unleashed. I want to listen to one front to back, but we have to figure out how to market that.”
For now, Dan The Automator is focused on his upcoming show with Qbert in Denver this weekend and will presumably be jumping in the studio again soon with Kool Keith, who he says is “dead serious” when he’s working. “He’s a stream of consciousness rapper, so sometimes it doesn’t work,” he says. “We put up two posts on Instagram with no real official stuff and both shows sold out in three hours. However, he admits dropping a full album is not as simple as it used to be.