FDBK Ep. 124 – DJ Mel Returns for 2017 Part 3: The Music Nerd

By | February 15th, 2017|DJ, Hip Hop/R&B/Spoken Word, Podcast, World Music|

Part 3 of our conversation with DJ Mel as we geek out on music. Check Part 1: President Obama's Exit Interview and Part 2 (Algorithms, Bumble Dates, and 2017 Festival Preview): Playing international music What type [...]

FDBK Ep. 123 – The Pushermania Story with Matt Sonzala Part 2

By | February 15th, 2017|Hip Hop/R&B/Spoken Word, People, Podcast|

The conversation with Matt Sonzala from Pushermania continues. Check out Part 1: The current landscape of Hip-Hop Taking the media to task for not shining a light on real artists out there grinding Reprogramming minds [...]

FDBK Ep. 122 – The Pushermania Story with Matt Sonzala Part 1

By | February 8th, 2017|Hip Hop/R&B/Spoken Word, People, Podcast, SXSW|

In part 1 of our conversation with Matt Sonzala from Pushermania, he discusses: Growing up white and loving hip-hop in the 80s compared to now The early Houston hip-hop scene Why Austin hip-hop artists should [...]

FDBK Ep. 121 – DJ Mel Returns for 2017 Part 2: Algorithms, Bumble Dates, and 2017 Festival Preview

By | January 30th, 2017|DJ, Festival, People, Podcast|

The conversation with DJ Mel continues. You can listen to part 1, here. Dating apps and online dating stories The concept of ghosting Appreciating song requests from the crowd Constantly hearing new music and holding on to [...]

FDBK Ep. 120 – State of Austin Music 2017 with Chad Swiatecki and Tameca Jones Live From Side Bar

By | January 24th, 2017|Artist, Music, Podcast|

Broadcasting live from The Side Bar, Chad Swiatecki and Taméca Jones joins the show to share their story and unique perspectives on the Austin music scene: Writing for multiple publications (Austin Business Journal, Rolling [...]

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FDBK Ep. 118 – DJ Mel Returns for 2017 Part 1: The President Obama’s Exit Interview

By | January 11th, 2017|DJ, Music, People, Podcast, Politics|

DJ Mel joins us to talk about his time as President Obama's official DJ, and a whole lot more! How DJing for President Obama has impacted him President Obama's Playlist What would Pres.-Elect Trump's [...]

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FDBK Ep. 117 – 2016 Review of Austin Music with Playback’s Kevin Curtin

By | December 13th, 2016|Music, Podcast|

We recap the year in Austin music with Kevin Curtin from The Austin Chronicle: His journey to Austin and handling writing duties for the Playback page The re-opening of Antone's Austin's Omnibus resolution and what to [...]

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