Andy Warhol’s Birthday @ Mohawk (8/6)

Date 8/6/10
Location Mohawk
Doors 900p
Tickets $7 w/ RSVP @ Do512

In celebration of Andy Warhol’s B-day, our friends over at Massive Beacon, KVRX, Do512, Ultra8201, and Bird’s Barbershop teamed up for a sweet event at Mohawk on Friday night.  Music for the evening is provided by Ringo Deathstarr, Prayer for Animals, Politics, Hatchet Wound, and the Team Fabrication DJs.  You can also expect a photo booth by Trevor Ray, food from Frank, live screen printing from Twin Villain, and Warhol themed decor.  Head to Do512 for more info. on this crazy event.

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Download: Ringo Deathstarr – Every Time [MP3]

Autobus Records Showcase @ Stubbs (5/22)

Date 5/22/10
Location Stubbs
Doors 9pm
Tickets $5 with RSVP @ Do512

Anyone looking for something fun to do with some great music on Saturday night should head out to Stubbs for a local show sponsored by Autobus Records, Birds Barbershop, Do512, and Covert Curiosity.  The lineup features local favorites Brazos, Mark David Ashworth, The Weird Weeds, and one of my favorite new locals Sleep Good.  The price is super cheap and apparently some free Lone Star will be coming out so you won’t want to miss this one.  Below you’ll find a new MP3 from Austin artist Sleep Good which is basically a solo project from Will Patterson of Sunset.  You can find more tunes and more info on this hot up and coming artist on the Autobus Records website.

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Download: Sleep Good – Schlitterbahn [MP3]

Above The Radar Party @ Ghost Room

monahans 1.16 smWe’re happy to announce today a little party we’re helping put on next weekend at the up and coming music venue Ghost Room.  This little shindig is hosted by Above the Radar PR and Do512 along with support from yours truly and End of an Ear Records.  The lineup features 3 solid local bands going by the names of MonahansSad Accordions and Frank Smith.  To make the event even that much more special, we will all be there to celebrate the birth year of our dear friend Michael over at Sonic Itch.  Word on the street has it that he is old as dirt so expect him to turn to dust at the stroke of midnight.  Should be good times had by all.  We’ll make sure to plug this party again a few days before the January 16th date next week.  Show time?  9pm ladies.

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Download: Sad Accordions – Sacrificial Chumpsucker Diatribe [MP3]

Combo Meal Fun Fest Pre-Party

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Fun Fun Fun Fest is fast approaching and we wanted to go ahead and give you some details about a pre-party we have planned with some other fine local folks.  Our Combo Meal event will be going down on Nov. 6th at Scoot Inn and features 2 stagse of incredible bands and DJs.  The outside DJ stage features headliners Hood Internet, local legend Neiliyo, and Prepmode.  The inside stage features Stillwater boys Colourmusic along with Zlam Dunk, StABBA (metal aBBa cover band) and up and coming locals Ideal Soul Mart.  If that wasn’t enough, the great Annie Ray will be on hand to take some fancy photos and Under Pressure will be on site making custom screen t-shirts.  Price for the show is $5 if you RSVP ahead of time at do512 and $8 if you don’t. 

Along with ourselves, this tasty event is sponsored by Cherry Peel, Knuckle Rumbler, Champion Scion, My Old Kentucky Blog, do512, Ultra8201, and Sailor Legs.  This will be the only place you’ll want to be to celebrate your night before Fun Fest.  We’ll drop some reminders your way as the event date gets closer.

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Download: Colourmusic – Put in a Little Gas [MP3]

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Download: The Hood Internet – Single Foxes (Put A Wood On It) [MP3]

Do512/BTTV Happy Hour @ Beerland (7/30)

do512-template5_posterDo512 & Better than the Van have teamed up for a nice little event featuring some free booze & food plus a couple solid local bands at Beerland on Thursday night.  The Happy Hour show features free Lonestar to the first 75 people at the venue and food from local organic taco sellers Taco Taxi.  Two of our favorite local bands Quiet Company and Built by Snow will providing music for your happy hour.  Things kick off at 7 and go till 9.  RSVP over on Do512 to gain free admittance into the event.

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Download: Built By Snow – All the Weird Kids Know [MP3]

Quiet Company @ Antones (6/26)

quiet-companyA recent local find by us, Quiet Company, are playing a show at Antone’s on Friday night and have some surprises in store.  To start off, the band will be joined on the stage by fellow locals The Mercers, Zookeeper, and Wiretree as openers.  Tickets will cost you $10 online or $15 for a ticket and a CD.  To make things more enticing, the band has a deal with do512 that allows you to get a free 9 song EP, a chance to win tickets, and a 50% off deal just be liking the event.  Like they could do anything else to make you want to go.  Do it!!!

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Download: Quiet Company – Seal My Fate [MP3]

Built By Snow @ Emo’s (4/9)

bbs-april9th_posterMake your way to Emo’s on Thursday night for a nice local lineup of promising and upcoming bands.  Things get started at 10pm with ATH friends Whitman so get there early and start drinking cheap tall boys.  Fellow ATH favorites The Bubbles, Red X Red M, and headliners Built by Snow follow on the bill.  Tickets will be sold at the door for $8, but if you RSVP at Do512, you’ll get in for only $5.  Working on Friday is no excuse not to be there, it’s a holiday (for some of us).

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Download: Whitman – Light It Up [MP3]

Diagonals LP Release Party (2/28)

vinyl_posterThe nice folks at do512 and Vinyl Entertainment are offering you another show this weekend with free drinkage to be had.  This time around the celebration is for the release of new LP Valley of the Cyclops by local act Diagonals.  Other local artists The Ugly Beats and DJ Brian Tweedy will also be getting in on the fun.  The show is going down at the 501 studios (map here) downtown and starts around midnight.  RSVP to the show now to guarantee entry and get yourself some free Lonestar!

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Downloads: Diagonals – Neil Diamond Blues [MP3]

The River Flows East Party (2/21)

Main2The nice folks at do512 are teaming up with local label Vinyl Entertainment to put on one hell of a party this Saturday on the east side.  The nights events include but are not limited to performances by What Made Milwaukee Famous, The Story Of, DJ Thibault, DJ Markus With A K, and a special DJ set by Octopus Project.  You can also check out some sweet local art, visit a hair station, and visit a photo booth by Annie Ray.  Tickets for this event are $18 and can be bought now from Vinyl Entertainment or at the door.  Word around town is that an RSVP with do512 is good for free booze and VIP treatment.  Directions to the Warehouse can be found here.  Further details can be found on the fancy poster for the party.