Mad Decent Soundcloud Roundup #62: Featuring Tony Quattro and DJ Sliink

Jesus. This Friday’s party is going to be nuts. Tony Quattro, a Skidmore student and DJ Sliink are both featured in Mad Decent’s (Diplo’s label) latest Soundcloud roundup. Both tunes are below.

The full roundup is here.

Born Low ‘The Hunger Within’ Record Release, Saturday at Bogies

Saturday February 18th, 2012 at Bogies is Born Low‘s release show for ‘The Hunger Within’, which is out on Bad Ground Records. They’re being joined by Brick By Brick, Steel Nation, Suburban Scum, Concrete, and Infidels. Doors are at 7pm, and the cover is $8.

There will be a limited, hand numbered vinyl version of The Hunger Within available day of. Facebook event is here.

OTS x OP1 Interview: DJ Sliink [+Exclusive, Free Tracks]

Winter’s entering it’s final throes, and more importantly, this month’s editions of on the sly and OUTPOST1 are almost here. This month we’re bringing DJ Sliink from New Jersey to headline our partnered parties at (le) poisson rouge and the Fuze Box, respectively.

On Thursday, Sliink will be joined with Contakt, who played OUTPOST1 over the summer (revisit the Q+A here) and resident knomad. On Friday, Sliink will join guest Tony Quattro and residents Party With Tina (who you may have seen open for Rusko this past weekend), Looney and knomad.

As per usual, we will be playing on air Friday from 6-10pm on WCDB 90.9FM for your official pre-game music.

And to introduce our headliner: As part of the Brick Bandits, which include the likes of Tim Dolla, Dirty South Joe and DJ Sega, DJ Sliink‘s records have been obliterating club sound systems through the hands of some of the most respected soundbwoys in the business. His signature blend of Jersey/Philly club, incorporating aggressive uptempo rhythms with soothing Pop and R&B samples give him extensive appeal across the pop and underground spectrum. His DJ sets run the gamut of Pop, Dubstep, Moombahton, Jersey/Philly/Baltimore Club, House and Reggae – the standard loadout for a working New York Club DJ. With upcoming releases on Hype Headz, Pelican Fly out of Brussels, and guest slots on Mad Decent Mondays, this naturally gifted talent out of Newark, NJ is an artist to watch in this emerging wave of hybrid dance music.

Mega Bonus: DJ Sliink was kind enough (and not to mention very generous) in sending us an exclusive party pack of tunes to get us through this work week. Don’t sleep on this exclusive, free download!

Get to know DJ Sliink below the jump!

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Music Monday: Bassfaced Cloudcast032: knomad

Good friend and OUTPOST1 & on the sly resident DJ, Knomad has a cloudcast out today via Bassfaced. Hit play and enjoy, track list is on the mixcloud. If you like it, you can subscribe to the Bassfaced mixcloud, stop in Thursday in NYC to on the sly or come by Friday to OUTPOST1 in Albany.

Interestingness in the local news vol 46

ridiculous food society calls for an increase of terribleness in the best of polls [rfs]

saratoga is getting a beer garden [ibi]

midtown watch is going to waste money on signs instead of actually doing anything [tu]

john dejohn bought out of his share of the pearl st pub [tu]

aggro suny bro roid rages with anti semetic graffiti on campus [tu]

city officials in troy really want a bombers in their city [tr]

grammys

Bon Iver’s hunky frontman Justin Vernon commits FASHION DISASTER on Grammy red carpet [hro]

Skrillex Uses Satanic and Homosexual Influence to Win Grammys [christwave]

Deadmau5 wears Skrillex’s cell phone number on Grammy red carpet. Did u send him a txt mssg? [hro]

Don’t sleep: discount tickets to WCDB’s 34th Anniv. Fest

Fun fact, WCDB began broadcasting on March 1st, 1978 and will be celebrating its 34th birthday this year in the form of a 2-day festival hosted at Valentine’s March 2-3.

From this very moment until Sunday at 11:59pm, tickets are available here for a discounted price. Advance tickets are now available for $20 for the entire weekend, which averages out to $1.25 per each band’s live performance (!!!)

Among the 16 bands playing are Barons in the Attic celebrating their new CD release, as well as The Parlor (formerly We Are Jeneric), Avi Buffalo, Titus Andronicus, Brian Dewan, Sgt Dunbar and the Hobo Banned, and Matthew Carefully, to name a few.

Day passes will also be available, for $17/Saturday and $10/Friday, but you might as well save a few bucks and spend the whole weekend supporting local music and getting your money’s worth, right? Right. Also of note is that WCDB will be broadcasting live on 90.9fm straight from the club, as well as giving away concert tickets (check out upcoming shows here), t-shirts and vinyl.

Scope the full line-up and details over on their Facebook.

Bonus: Tonight during 6-8pm lock in for KAB’s slot with kc and knomad, followed by Looney 8-10 and Lo-Fi Lobo 10-12.

Quality events for this weekend vol. 35

Friday, February 10th

Funk and Soul In Your Cup w/Trumastr at The Hudson Rive Coffee House, 8pm [fbook]

Mirk at Red Square 8pm [fbook]

Vessels, Black John Wayne, The Power at Villa Valenti, 8pm [fbook]

Game Show Friday/Comedy Open Mic at Waterworks [fbook]

Saturday, Feburary 11th

Rusko, Savoy, Alex English, TrevMunz and Party With Tina at the Washington Ave Armory [fbook]

Marc Price from Family Ties at Savahanna’s [fbook]

Rusko after-party At Savahannas [fbook]

Singles Mingle: The “Not Valentine’s Day” Jam w/Trumastr at Quintessence [fbook]

The Lucky Jukebox Brigade, LATT, Friends of Yours, and Rosary Beard, at The Hudson Rive Coffee House [fbook]

Sunday, Feburary 12th

Poetry + PROSE, An Open Mic for Literary Enthusiasts, The Arts Center of the Capital Region [fbook]

Have a Heart Benefit Hardcore Show, Bogies [fbook]