FDBK Ep. 075 – Stephen Sternschein Built An Empire (Control Room)

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Stephen Sternschein, owner of Empire Control Room, shares his journey from New Jersey to open one of the most successful venues in Austin: Being in a band from New Jersey and almost playing with The Roots and Lauryn Hill, Getting into the business side of the music industry, Coming to Austin during SXSW and organizing shows, How Empire…

FDBK Ep. 057 – SXSW FeedBak with Micco, Paul, Chris, Obi, and SXSWhoa

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SXSW 2015 has come and gone. We recap the festival with Micco Fey, Paul Erickson, Chris Burfict, Obi Ariguzo, and Marshall Wesney aka SXSWhoa from the SXSW Mafia: Preparations and expectations, The Domination Team from GroupMe, The Fader Fort and the Kanye rumor, The lines at the various shows: General Admission, Wristband/Badge, Cash, VIP, How the…

FDBK Ep. 056 – SXSVets with Mahogany Dane, Boris Wright, and the SXSW Mafia

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SXSW 2015 is upon us! Mahogany Dane and Boris Wright have been involved with event production for years. Then we talk to the SXSW Mafia who is behind all SXSW-related announcements on Twitter. They share their insight on SXSW: Their passion for music growing up and transition to event production, Their move to Austin, The…

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…

FDBK Ep. 014 – Obi and Meetal Survived SXSW

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SXSW vets Obi Ariguzo and Meetal Patel talk all things SXSW 2014: Their past SXSW experiences and how they got into it How they prepared and what they expected from this edition of SXSW Official vs unofficial shows and the impact of corporations How they got around the festival SXSW from the perspective of the artists The…

FDBK Ep. 012 – ulovei and ulovesxsw

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Miguel Angel a.k.a. photographer/DJ ulovei talks about: His background as a photographer and his business model His experience as a DJ including song requests Tips, advice and recommendations for SXSW (Check rsvpster.com for SXSW info. Register for $30-$40 and they’ll RSVP you to everything) Find out about all the cool (unofficial) parties happening during SXSW…