FDBK Ep. 130 – Timothy Bloom at SXSW 2017

By | March 21st, 2017|Artist, Funk/Disco, Jazz/Blues, Podcast, Rock/Hard Rock/Metal, SXSW|

We caught up with two-time Grammy winner, Timothy Bloom, after his show at The Continental Club, during SXSW 2017. This is his story: His musical influences growing up Working with Smokey Robinson His love for [...]

FDBK Ep. 129 – 4th Annual SXSW Preview Show Live From Collide ATX

By | March 8th, 2017|Festival, Music, People, Podcast, SXSW, Uncategorized|

SXSW is upon us once again, so we're dropping knowledge to help you navigate the craziness: How to prep for SXSW What key items to bring with you each day How to stay informed on [...]

FDBK Ep. 126 – SXSW Music Booking with Brian Hobbs and Rory Burbeck

By | March 1st, 2017|Americana/Folk/Acoustic, Electronic/House/EDM, Festival, Funk/Disco, Hip Hop/R&B/Spoken Word, Jazz/Blues, Podcast, Punk/Alternative, Rock/Hard Rock/Metal, SXSW, World Music|

We get some insight into the world of booking music for SXSW, one of the largest music festivals in the world, from Rory Burbeck and Brian Hobbs: Their music industry background and how they [...]

FDBK Ep. 125 – SaulPaul, Musician With a Message

By | February 21st, 2017|Hip Hop/R&B/Spoken Word, People, Podcast, SXSW|

SaulPaul's visit to the studio was an inspirational one. Listen to his incredible journey and see what lies ahead: Being the only kid in the hood with a computer, growing up with his grandmother [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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