FDBK Ep. 078 – How to Stay Focused with Riders Against The Storm

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Part 2 of our conversation with Riders Against The Storm, Band of The Year 2013 and 2014. Check out Part 1 and their 1st appearance back in January 2014. Going back to their home state of Rhode Island, Meeting great artists like George Clinton, Scarface, Mos Def and an awkward moment with K-Nine, Being professional as an…

FDBK Ep. 077 – Riders Against The Storm Return

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Qi & Chaka of Riders Against The Storm and Body Rock return to the podcast. (You can check out their 1st appearance right here back in January 2014). We talk about: Winning Band of The Year 2013 and 2014 and the opportunities that came afterwards, The necessary sacrifices and how to overcome the struggles, Building a…

FDBK Ep. 065 – Ginger Leigh, Born With Talent Alongside J-Rock

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Born in a family of talented musicians, Ginger Leigh shares her experience and stories about her career as an artist, performer, and song-writer along with her friend Jeannine Rock aka J-Rock: Her upbringing, family, and first gigs, Her inspiration, How she is on stage, Her songwriting process (Jetstream, Mexican Man), The Austin music scene, Her travels,…

FDBK Ep. 060 – The Ladies of D.A.M.E. Take You On A Journey

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DJ Mahealani, DJ Shani and Queen Deelah are D.A.M.E. or Down Ass Mamas Elevatin’. We talk about: Their background and upbringing around music from Texas/Maui, Chicago, and Oakland, Their move to Austin and how D.A.M.E. was formed, Collecting records and how they consume music, How they take their audience through a musical journey at their parties,…

FDBK Ep. 058 – Crew 54 Is That Group From The 254

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M.O.S. and G-Christ of Crew 54 may have jumped into Hip Hop late but they definitely caught up with it. They have been bringing those raw lyrics on top of banging head-nodding beats. We talk about: How they fell in love with Hip Hop and met each other (great story there!), The beat, production process,…

FDBK Ep. 055 – Keeping It Soulful with Keeper

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Keeper is a 3-member vocal group that was born from their friendship, and mutual of love of harmonizing and music. We talk about: Their background in music, singing and songwriting, 10YR, L.A.X. and the birth of Keeper, Their collaboration with Applied Pressure and other producers, Songwriting and production, Group dynamic and live performance, How “Happy To…

FDBK Ep. 049 – Obey The Raw with D.O.S. and Ruler Why

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D.O.S. has been involved with the local Hip Hop scene as a young teenager looking after his younger brother, and is now one of the best to make out of Texas. He collaborated with young producer Ruler Why on his latest album, Obey The Raw. We talk about: What inspired them to get into Hip Hop…

FDBK Ep. 047 – The Digital Wild Is Full Of Passion

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Chantell Moody and Seth Woodward have a lot in common musically, from playing in a orchestra as a kid to songwriting. As the lead vocalists on The Digital Wild, they bring their emotions to their music. We talk about: Their upbringings in Iowa and Washington State and experiences with music The move to Austin and the…