Austin Town Hall: Council Meeting 2/3

Our buddies over at Austin Town Hall will be having another one of their “Council Meeting’s” aka wild and unadulterated dance parties this Friday at The North Door.  If you haven’t stopped by this dark East-side bar quite yet, you are missing out on Tamale Molly and one strong “Son of a Gun” whiskey drink.  This dance party will also be celebrating DJ Ray Ray’s birthday, and it’s FREE! (Merch made the poster, recognize what the image is?)

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I’m on a boat… w/ BC & Merch!

BC & Merch and Xessive Entertainment are having a baller boat party Friday, August 5, out on Lake Travis!

There’s going to be FREE drinks, food, and crunk tunes brought to you by BC and his bro, DJ Dullye.

There will also be a booty-shakin’ dance-off and a raffle with prizes you won’t want to miss!

Get tickets hurrr before they sell out!

Like our good friend, T-Pain, would say: “I’m in love with a stripper.”

[Review] Electric 6 @ Emo’s – Austin, TX

Electric 6 have apparently played Emo’s twelve times, and I’ve seen them there 7, and all in just over 3 years. To say that Electric 6 is a touring machine is a huge understatement. But relentless touring allows them to perfect their live set (which they undoubtedly have), adopt a large following, and be supported by a slew of awesome acts (i.e. The Willowz, Bang Camaro, Local H).

Electric 6, fronted by the ridiculous Dick Valentine, bring in the type of audience you would expect in a dive bar. Everyone is three sheets to the wind and ready to rumble (There have been at least a few scuffles every time I’ve seen E6), but they friggin’ love this band.

This time around, hot off the release of Zodiac, the guys brought forth the rock with grungy guitar riffs and a great cover of The Spinners‘ “Rubberband Man.”

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Smorgasbord! (Left) and Johnny Na$hinal (right)

The Man himself, Dick Valentine.

Silk, it's what's for dinner.

MC Eyedea of duo Eyedea & Abilities passes away

Announced via Facebook, award-winning freestyle emcee Eyedea of the hip hop duo Eyedea and Abilities passed away on Sunday. BC had the pleasure of interviewing him last year when Eyedea and Abilities were supporting Atmosphere on tour. Though we only spoke briefly, we remember him as being very funny and quick-witted, and an all-around nice guy, not to mention an amazing emcee. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. He will be missed.

Come have “Chicken & Waffles” w/ BC & Merch!

Our good friends at Knuckle Rumbler (also sponsors of our baller podcasts) are putting on a Chicken & Waffles-themed party at the ND in Austin, and your favorite twerkaholics (that’s us) are official sponsors!

“Chicken & Waffles” is the LP release party for Austin soul-rockers Soul Track Mind, everyone 18 & up is welcome to come get their soul on.

And did we mention that if you buy a VIP ticket for $20, you get into the show, a FREE copy of Soul Track Mind’s debut album Ghost of Soul, a drink ticket, AND a FREE plate of chicken n waffles provided by Lucky J’s.

The Party Line Podcast Vol. 3… Rawk!!

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And we’re back party people. We stirred up a good track list just in time for your crazy weekend plans. You’ll hear some new tracks from Tokyo Police Club, Scissor Sisters, Devo, N.E.R.D., M.I.A., and many more. This week we talk about Merch’s subway fight in NYC, our opinion of J. Bieb, World Cup craziness and stolen weaves.

Thanks again for tuning in. Oh crap, that rhymed.

Listen & Download: The Party Line – Podcast #3

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This episode’s playlist:

Tokyo Police Club | “Big Difference”

Two Door Cinema Club | “What You Know”

Fort Knox | “Goldfish”

Common | “Universal Mind Control”

The Hood Internet | “I Ain’t That Earthquake (Wallpaper v. Little Boots)”

Dizzee Rascal feat. James Corden | “Shout Out For England”

M.I.A. feat. Jay-Z | “XXXO (Remix)”

Scissor Sisters | “Invisible Light”

Artist of the Week: Devo | “Sumthin” & “Fresh”

DJ Felli Fel feat. Lil Jon, Three 6 Mafia, Fatman Scoop | “I Wanna Get Drunk”

MSTRKRFT feat. N.O.R.E., Isis | “Bounce”

Amanda Blank feat. Spank Rock | “Gimme What You Got”

Alice Deejay | “Better Off Alone”

La Roux | “Quicksand”

N.E.R.D. feat. Nelly Furtado | “Hot N’ Fun”

Saves The Day | “Morning In The Moonlight”

Ultimate Summer Jams Mixtape

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Alright.  We’ve created the most crunk mixtape that’s sure to make your beach excursions worth your while.  A touch of old schoolness with a dash of baller rock, and whammy!  That makes the ultimate mix.  Download it and cruise around with the windows down and the stereo blasting. Enjoy.

Ultimate Summer Jams Mixtape

(Download as .Zip)

Tracklist:

The Bravery | “Swollen Summer”

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince | “Summertime”

Jay-Z feat. UGK | “Big Pimpin'”

Len | “Steal My Sunshine”

Kanye West feat. Big Sean | “Good Morning (The Kickdrum Remix)”

Montell Jordan | “This Is How We Do It”

2Pac & Dr. Dre | “California Love”

Travoltas | “One For The Road”

Will Smith | “Miami”

The B-52’s | “Rock Lobster”

Notorious B.I.G. | “Hypnotize”

Kidz In The Hall feat. Travis McCoy | “Lucifer’s Joyride”

Coolio | “Fantastic Voyage”

Easy Star All-Stars | “Money”