Happy Hump Day X Fun Fun Fun Fest

Oh.my.gosh it’s final. We’ve got all of the glorious bands that make up Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 in our precious hands muaahahaahaaaaaa! But seriously, we’re already counting the days until November…

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Orange Stage

MGMT
M.I.A.
Cut Copy
The Walkmen
Television
Deerhunter
Dismemberment Plan
Washed Out
Johnny Marr
Kurt Vile and the Violators
Sparks
Polyphonic Spree
Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker/Jets to Brazil/Forgetters)
Geographer
King Khan and the Shrines
Bill Callahan
Chelsea Light Moving (feat. Thurston Moore)
The Julie Ruin (feat. Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill/Le Tigre)
Daniel Johnston
Mac DeMarco
Merchandise
Cayucas
Quasi
Beach Fossils
Bleached
Lemuria
Active Child
Old Podrida
Frank Smith
Wild Child

Black Stage

Slayer
BLACK FLAG (Keith Morris, Chuck Dukowski, Dex Cadena, Bill Stevenson and Stephen Egerton… so at least Keith Morris will be singing this time)
Descendents
Quicksand
Death Grips
Judge
The Locust
Subhumans (performing ‘Cradle to the Grave’)
Gojira
The Impossibles
Body Count
August Burns Red
Thee Oh Sees
Cloud Nothings
Cro-Mags
Ceremony
Melt Banana
Pelican
The Men
Title Fight
White Lung
Code Orange Kids
Narrows
Unlocking the Truth
Retox
Spray Paint
True Widow
Venomous Maximus

Blue Stage

Snoop Dogg/Lion
Jurassic 5
Simian Mobile Disco (DJ Set)
Bonobo
Ice-T
Big K.R.I.T.
Big Freedia
Lupe Fiasco
Chromatics
Glass Candy
RJD2
Tycho
Action Bronson
Shlohmo
XXYXX
Little Boots
Delorean
Star Slinger
Poolside
Small Black
Ratking
Underachievers
Dessa
Big Black Delta
Mykki Blanco
Phranchyze
Roger Sellers
LNS Crew

The Yellow Stage (aka Comedy Tent) is still TBA, so keep your eyes peeled.

Tickets are on sale NOW, so get em before they sell out!

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Twerk Cookies… Greatest Cookies EVER.

Our good friend Jonathan over at Orange Juice & Biscuits (a popular NYC-based fashion blog) sent us what I consider the greatest  Christmas cookie cut-outs of ALL TIME.

For those of who you don’t know what twerkin is, check out Merch’s “The Meaning of Twerk” article.

And here are a few video showcasing some of my favorite twerk moves.

And now, I bring you, Twerk Cookies!

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You can check out more twerk-tastic baked good at Natalie’s Cookie Blog!

Transmission Events – October Shows

Who doesn’t love a solid line up at Mohawk or Red 7? Hell knows these are our two favorite venues in town, and Transmission has booked a long list of great shows for the entire month of October. Your month is fully booked thanks to this list below, so don’t make any other social obligations. Make your friends come to you.

TE – OCTOBER 2012 from tina rivera on Vimeo.

Oct 02 – Rich Aucoin w/ Stepdad + Terror Pigeon Dance Squad @ Red 7
Oct 03 – Merchandise w/ The Young @ Red 7
Oct 04 – Dinosaur Jr. w/ Shearwater @ Mohawk
Oct 04 – Zammuto w/ Lymbic System @ Mohawk
Oct 05 – Royal Bands @ Holy Mountain
Oct 05 – GZA w/ Killer Mike @ Mohawk
Oct 05 – Buke & Gase @ Red 7
Oct 06 – Big Freedia @ Mohawk
Oct 06 – Flobots w/ Astronautalis @ Red 7
Oct 07 – Those Darlins w/ Bobby Jealousy @ Mohawk
Oct 09 – Godspeed You! Black Emperor w/ David Dondero @ Mohawk — SOLD OUT
Oct 09 – Maria Minerva w/ Holy Balm @ Mohawk
Oct 09 – Big Business w/ Skycrawler @ Red 7
Oct 10 – Godspeed You! Black Emperor w/ David Dondero @ Mohawk — SOLD OUT
Oct 10 – Thollem Tsigoti @ Mohawk
Oct 12 – Scott H. Biram @ Red 7
Oct 13 – Mono w/ Chris Brokaw @ Mohawk
Oct 13 – La Sera @ Red 7
Oct 13 – Lower Dens @ Red 7
Oct 14 – Friends w/ Diamond Rings @ Mohawk
Oct 14 – The Jealous Sound @ Red 7
Oct 16 – Busdriver w/ NOCANDO @ Mohawk
Oct 18 – The Dig w/ The We Shared Milk @ Mohawk
Oct 19 – Melvins Lite w/ Tweak Bird @ Mohawk
Oct 19 – Skeleton Witch w/ Havok @ Red 7
Oct 20 – Dark Dark Dark w/ Emily Wells @ Holy Mountain
Oct 20 – Teenage Bottlerocket w/ Smoke or Fire @ Red 7
Oct 22 – Exitmusic @ Mohawk
Oct 24 – Matthew Dear w/ Outputmessage @ Mohawk
Oct 24 – Dignan Porch w/ Brainstorm @ Mohawk
Oct 24 – Woods w/ Widowspeak @ Red 7
Oct 25 – Andrew Jackson Jihad @ Red 7
Oct 26 – Crocodiles @ Red 7
Oct 27 – Maus Haus @ Holy Mountain
Oct 29 – Poor Moon @ Mohawk
Oct 30 – Cheap time @ Holy Mountain
Oct 30 – Com Truise w/ Bonde Do Role @ Mohawk
Oct 30 – Lost In The Trees w/ Midtown Dickens @ Mohawk
Oct 30 – Mike Watt And The Missingmen @ Red 7

New Year’s Eve 2011-2012 w/ Big Freedia & Turquoise Jeep: The Aftermath

Ringing in the new year with the Queen of New Orleans bounce, Big Freedia, and the ridiculous Turquoise Jeep crew made for one of the most epic nights ever.

The names have been changed in order to protect the innocent… Also, here’s some video!

First up, Turquoise Jeep (the guys who brought you the viral video “Lemme Smang It”), came out hot, with Flynt Flossy doing a freestyle.

Another Flynt Flossy track, “Did I Mention I Like To Dance,” got everyone doing just that. I don’t think I’ve danced so hard in my entire life. The Turquoise Jeep crew even had a dance-off on stage. Flynt’s moonwalk definitely took the cake.

And of course, the Queen Diva, Big Freedia, gets everyone shaking their booties with her track, “Azz Everywhere.” She loves to get the audience involved, including letting them come shake it on stage, but she still dominates when it comes to bouncin.

Big Freedia Booty-Poppin’ Workout Video!

If only Big Freedia taught a bounce workout class in Austin, the Queen Diva could teach some of us Austinites how to sweat while we pop, lock n drop it.

And for some more booty-bouncin’ action, check out our Big Freedia videos from Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010!

And our interview with the Queen Diva, herself:

“Independent B!tche$” Mixtape!


We have always been a huge supporter of rockstar ladies, so we decided to combine our fav’s in this mixtape.  All these femme fatal’s sing about being bad asses, are super hot and their tracks will for sure get yo’ body movin’ better than the Beastie Boys Fatboy Slim remix.  These chicks demand your attention and have super sex-appeal, all the while making awesome music. Is that enough enticement to make you to hit download?

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Tracklist:

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

Thunderheist | “Jerk It”

Janelle Monae | “Violet Stars Happy Hunting!”

Little Boots | “Remedy”

Shiny Toy Guns | “Ricochet!”

Robyn | “Indestructible (A-Trak Remix)”

Major Lazer & La Roux | “Independent Kill”

Kid Sister | “Big N Bad”

The Ting Tings | “Hands (Low Sunday Remix)”

Metric | “Black Sheep”

Big Freedia | “Let It Go Nah”

Missy Elliott | “Work It”

Big Freedia | “Let It Go Nah”

Oh, Big Freedia, how fantastic you are! “Let It Go Nah” seems to be New Orleans’ “Queen Diva” shot at a Top 40 track, and it’s actually really impressive. Granted, we would love any release from Freedia, but I could see this getting some radio play, or at least some serious YouTube if the video looks anything like this.

Big Freedia | “Let It Go Nah” [mp3]

You can also snag Big Freedia’s new remix EP here.