We’ve been telling y’all about this Black Medicine EP from Austin’s own Flatliner for a little while now, but now there is really no excuse not to take a listen to some of the finer Austin tunes on the electronic/dance side of things. A week before its street release, Flatliner are streaming this ethereal dance party up on their soundcloud page for you to enjoy for free and then pick up the physical release next week. The whole thing is a mix of dystopian waves of synth and dark grooves to get your ass moving. Once you’re done jamming to these great electronic sounds, you can head over here to preorder the record.
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So, you missed the Austin Record Label Flea Market, eh? You could have bought this EP. You should have bought this EP.
Austin has a growing electronic scene, no longer just dance pop and party jams (though we love that, too), people like Jesse Straight and Adam Fangsrud, heretofore known as Flatliner, are building songs on stage with a yard sale of synthesizers, new and old, to create layers of waveforms and beats. The Black Medicine EP is up for preorder via Holodeck, here. Just so happens, they did play the Flea Market and damn, it was good.
Check out the track “Blasted Highway” for a taste…
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First, a HUGE thank you Marcus and the Transmission team, as well as all the friends at The Mohawk for their amazing hospitality for making their home our home for a day. Record Nerd Takeover!!!
By conversations I had during the day with patrons and vendors, it seems the Flea Market was a success. We were amazed with the support, despite the fact that we were up against some serious rain storms and potential flooding. It was a team effort and if the labels hadn’t bought into the idea, it would have been DOA. One recurring theme, let’s do it again.
But let’s take a quick look back, relive it if you were there or take a gander if you missed out.