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OBLIGATORY RESPONSE (FORMERLY ...

- US Chicago, IL Rock

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  • Maria Diamantis Lyricist
  • Vince Allen Guitar
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Bio: Obligatory Response (formerly Cottonseed) is a duo consisting of Maria Diamantis and Vince Allen. With wide ranging influences that include Bjork,16 Horsepower,The Doors,Fishbone, Billy Strayhorn and Hendrix. The songs are never preconceived but allowed to build themselves. Starting out as an aco... See Full Bio

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Status

Upcoming Shows http://rvrb.fm/14qiv38

Press

“Obligatory Response (formerly Cottonseed), a band consisting of Vince Allen on lead guitar and Maria Diamantis on vocals and electronic sound, blend synthetic noise, guitar riffs and licks, and contra alto whaling to create rhythmic, heavenly chaos . Their stage presence displays why Vince and Maria not only make a great couple but also a rocking musical duo. Vince, stoic yet comical, is a talented statue behind a guitar wielding rhythms that feed off of the sound patterns emitting from Maria’s amp enriched laptop. The combination of guitar and synthesized vibrations convert Maria into a possessed whaling siren beckoning patrons towards the stage to watch as she expresses herself through melodious lamentations and physical gyrations. Cottonseed is a yin and yang in rock and roll, a great force, free to experiment with sound at their discretion and provide audiences with the results. ”
— Marcus Bailey, Chicago Music Examiner
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Shows

  • 2014

    Jun 13


    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm
    The Fizz
    Chicago, IL, US
    Fri Jun 13 8:00pm

    Details

    This is a fundraiser for friends of Chicago's music scene and WLUW (Chicago) Dj's Razor & Di Kulka.

  • 2014

    Jun 13


    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Fri Jun 13 8:00pm

    Details

    The Music Loft at Fizz 3220 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60657 USA

  • 2013

    Oct 3


    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Thu Oct 03, 2013 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Sep 8


    Chicago, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:00pm

    Details

    Show Link; https://www.facebook.com/events/612599165438529/

  • 2013

    Jul 26


    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:00pm

    Details

    This Night @ The Mutiny Is Gonna Kill, Bushoong; facebook.com/bushoong Moses Gun; facebook.com/themosesgun Severed Tether; reverbnation.com/severedtether

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  • Faith In The Fallen (Artist) Faith In The Fallen
    ROCK ON!!
  • OBLIGATORY RESPONSE (FORMERLY COTTONSEED) CD Coming Soon (Artist) OBLIGATORY RESPON...
    An article on us from The Chicago Music Examiner http://www.examiner.com/music-in-chicago/marcus-bailey
  • Penny Jayne Black (Artist) Penny Jayne Black
    Back to enjoy 'Wretched' Awesome! xx http://www.facebook.com/pages/Penny-Jayne-Black/356175559371
  • Penny Jayne Black (Artist) Penny Jayne Black
    Hey! Enjoying 'Coward' Awesome! xx http://www.facebook.com/pages/Penny-Jayne-Black/356175559371
  • Lunar Dusk (Artist) Lunar Dusk
    Hi COTTONSEED, Fantastic sound, blend of styles and rawkin' attitude ya got there my friends, keep up the good work, and my best wishes to you for a truly wonderful 2012...
  • Goddess  Naive (Artist) Goddess Naive
    came by 2show luv n support, please dont forget to return some, n I would luv 2have u as a (FB) friend here is my 2link below :-) http://www.facebook.com/god...
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