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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:     ...

FDBK Ep. 029 – Getting Racial with DJ Charlie and DJ Jeska

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Between DJ Charlie and DJ Jeska, we got 1/6 of Table Manners Crew, 1/3 of Royal Commission and 2/3rd of Dusty Groove Radio. We talk about: Humble beginnings and inspirations Their style and dealing of the audience Table Manners Crew and playing at Plush Dusty Groove Radio with Casey Cuts Keep up with them: DJ Charlie:    Plush on Saturday July ...

FDBK Ep. 028 – DJ Chicken George Keeps Peddlin’ Jazztronica

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DJ Chicken George has been at it for a long time, spreading the smooth sounds of Jazztronica all over the world. We talk about: His beginnings as a DJ and doing promo work The concept of Jazztronica and his vision His life as an traveling DJ His insight on the local Austin scene The current projects he’s involved in Keep ...

FDBK Ep. 027 – Puns and Music with Kenny Duet and EkWhoa

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Both from Ghana and New York, Kenny Duet and EkWhoa have been singing and writing poetry from a young age. They now collaborate on music. We talk about: Where their love for music come from Their first performances Their writing process Their upcoming concert at Lucky Lounge Quote of the show: “No matter where the environment is, my goal is ...

FDBK Ep. 026 – Tee Double Is The Hometown Kid

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With 25 years in the music business, Tee Double has become the music ambassador for the city of Austin. As a producer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and advocate, he has a lot of knowledge to share with artists out there trying to make it. We talk about: How he got started at the very young age and the local Hip Hop scene ...

FDBK Ep. 024 – Sexy Time with The Southern Sirens

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Christian Casas (choreographer/director) and Natalie Cruz (performer/costume designer) are part of Austin’s hottest burlesque group, The Southern Sirens. You can also catch them dancing and go-go dancing all over town. As they prepare for their last public show, we talk about: Their career as dancers The sexy art of Burlesque Their experience as Southern Sirens What they go through as ...

FDBK Ep. 019 – Eric White Has Nothing To Hide

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Local hip hop artist Eric White lays it all on the table about: His background, his struggles, his relationships, and mental health Music With Substance and his solo career Pay-To-Play and the Austin Hip Hop scene Keep up with Eric White:     Use the Nitewire (Live Chat) group renamed Unofficial Nitewire to connect with people on any given night and ...

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