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FDBK Ep. 043 – Jesse Brede and Cole Bleu Do Good With Good Music

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Texas natives Jesse Brede from Gravitas Recordings and Cole Bleu from Proper Entertainment have been involved in event promotion, production, and the music industry for years. Jesse became a fixture in the local electronic music scene while Cole was doing his thing as a event promoter/coordinator. We talk about: Their background as music lovers and promoters Proper Entertainment and the ...

FDBK Ep. 042 – DJ Nick Nack, From Dope Villain To Dope Producer

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DJ Nick Nack has been a fixture as one of the best DJs and producers in the Austin scene for many years. As the founder of Crowd Control Records, he has collaborated with a lot of artists and expanded people’s minds with his music. We talk about: The early days, as a turntablist and battle DJ His days at KVRX ...

FDBK Ep. 040 – DJ Manny Has Music And Art In His Blood

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Hailing from Puerto Rico, DJ Manny was always surrounded by creative people. Moving to Austin amplified that tenfold. Now a member of Peligrosa, he is one of the most recognized DJ in Austin. We talk about: Coming up in Puerto Rico The local scene when he came to Austin Becoming a DJ/artist and his style Red Fez Tuesdays DJ Dojo ...

FDBK Ep. 039 – Do ACL Right with Micco and Lane

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Micco and Lane are ACL veterans. They just enjoyed the 1st weekend of the festival this year and had a lot to say about it: How to prepare for the festival What to expect How to get around The shows The fashion, the food, people watching Issues with technology and going with friends The memorable moments Quote of the show: ...

FDBK Ep. 038 – Misa and Queso Are Dance Freaks. So Are You.

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B-Boy Queso and B-Girl Misa (Militia) share their passion for dancing. I got to share my stories too. We talk about: How dancing saved their lives. Stories from past performances The local bar scene and its effect on dance lovers What may stop people from dancing and enjoying themselves Proper dance etiquette at the club Quote of the show: “Just ...

FDBK Ep. 037 – The Return of DJ Mel, Alongside DJ Jah Mighty

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The great DJ Mel is back on the podcast and he brought along DJ Jah Mighty. These 2 veteran DJs had so many stories to tell and good advice to give. We talk about: Jah Mighty‘s inspiration to become a DJ His involvement with Soul Shakedown then Ring The Alarm The local DJ scene, the DJ crews DJing weddings Quote ...

Concert Douchebaggery

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Hi there. I’m that quiet person you didn’t notice, or the person singing along with the song, or maybe I’m dancing to the music. All these things are appropriate at a concert. If you are doing anything else… you’re doing it wrong.  If you have a friend that wants to take a picture or two during a concert… cool… if ...

FDBK Ep. 035 – The World Of Salsa Dancing With Santoyo and Tia

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Jose Santoyo and Tia Bordenave have been major players in the salsa world for years, from California to Texas. We talk about: How they got into salsa and what inspired them The competitions, the performances, the culture, the fashion Teaching salsa and its many styles The On1 vs On2 controversy The salsa scene in Austin: Gloria’s, Dallas Nightclub, Copa Quote ...

FDBK Ep. 034 – Dub Academy Is A School For The Electronic Arts

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DJ Benzo is the Executive Director at Dub Academy, an electronic arts school (as he puts it) while Laurie is in charge of the community outreach program. We talk about: Their background as a DJ and a writer/blogger The vision that drives Dub Academy The move to non-profit and how it has impacted the local community The DJ Scene at ...

FDBK Ep. 033 – Bavu Blakes Grew Up Fine and Great

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Bavu Blakes is a brick in the foundation of the Austin Hip Hop scene and is now focusing on “how the original Hip Hop generation leverages their resources for today’s generation“. We talk about: His upbringing as the direct target for the emerging Hip Hop culture The birth of Hip Hop Humpday and what it brought to Austin Freestyling vs ...

FDBK Ep. 032 – Put Some Chorizo Funk In Your Life

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DJ Chorizo Funk is one of the most sought after DJ in Austin. He’s part of Peligrosa, Body Rock ATX, Austin Boogie Crew, and Motown On Mondays. We talk about: His beginnings as DJ and the local scene at the time How he went from Hip Hop, to Funk then Latin music His role as a DJ and his target ...

FDBK Ep. 030 – Talking Bars with RuDi Devino and Cap N Kirk of SubKulture Patriots

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RuDi Devino and Cap N Kirk, 2 out of 4 members of the SubKulture Patriots have been on the hip hop scene for a while. We talk about: How they met and the crew got together Their writing process, the production, the videos The local hip hop scene The Vans tour and various collabs Keep up with them: RuDi Devino:     ...

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