OUTPOST1: April Roundup

Tonight is the night! If you’re not sure what this “OUTPOST1” is, this will help you out, as well as get you ready for tonights festivities. OP1 is a dance night that we (KAB+Deep Children) put on every third Friday at Fuze Box.

Here’s the lowdown for tonight, via the facebook event:

For this month, we’ve got WCDBs Andrew White on some Detroit & Chicago sounds, new and old. Then we’re going into the sound of Deep Children’s Mycon who will be rinsing his signature taste of bmore, house, funky and the like. The mighty GHOSTS ON TAPE from SF will then be keeping everyone moving! Then to keep the night heavy, we’ve got some Party with Tina and Looney of Deep Children b2b dubstep action. It’s going to be the absolute realness.

With that, we have a bunch of goodies for ya to check out:

Word up! Hope you all come out and have a super fun night tonight. That’s the point, come enjoy the vibes, and get there early so you don’t miss out on any of the DJs!

OUTPOST1 Interview: Ghosts On Tape

We’re only a day away from the next Outpost1! ¬†For those locked in, take a minute and get to know this month’s guest DJ – Ghosts On Tape.

There’s a plethora of reasons to be excited about the fact he’s flying into Albany¬†all the way from SF and this interview just reinforces the awesome. Be stoked as hell for what’s beneath the jump!

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photo daiana feuer

In the game since: been making tracks since 1998. did my first live PA at a rave in 2000. been producing and performing under the Ghosts On Tape moniker since 2005.

What are some of your recent favorites (or aged guilty pleasure) tracks that you consistently enjoy? Do you have any “never fail” or “go-to” tracks? really been feeling Tony Lionni’s tracks, Lone, a lot of UR stuff, almost anything on Rush Hour, the new Lando Kal joints are really blowing my mind lately too. “go-to” tracks would be “Work That Motherfucker” by Steve Poindexter, “This is Acid” by Maurice Joshua, and some other ones that i can’t reveal. don’t wanna give away my secrets and ruin any surprises!

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Appease the God of Me at The Marketplace Gallery

Saturday April 16th, Art Geek Studio & Marketplace Gallery present a night of rock with Appease the God of Me, featuring David Traver of The Blue Man Group and Pearson Constantino and other special guests.

David has been on tour with The Blue Man Group since late last year. Pearson performs his own music as well as sit ins with other artists. Since The Blue Man Group has multiple show dates at Proctor’s Theatre, Pearson will make the trip to Albany for a one night reunion of their band, Appease the God of Me.

Music starts at 8:30 with Pearson Constantino playing music from his new album Doors open at 8:00pm. Donations to support Marketplace Gallery welcomed. Marketplace Gallery is located at 40 Broadway, Suite 23, Albany, NY.

Bonus: Pearson filmed The Long Bike Back, a documentary on Pearson’s recovery and cross country trip by bike after being critically injured by a hit and run driver.

2011 Tulip Fest Survival Guide

Are you one of the millions that are just like, oh so mad that the City of Albany will continue to enforce laws on May 7th and 8th? Are you going to brave the beer tents where the median mass of each patron is twice that of yourself? Do you need a place to go where there will be cars that you can punch in the face in the name of a made up Albany holiday? Well listen here rule breaker; I’ve commissioned a team of scientists to formulate a way just for you to be able to see some band you don’t know and be drunk simultaneously. Behold the science that awaits you below.