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DOWNLOAD: The Stepkids - "Shadows on Behalf" (MP3)

Fat Beats

Relive the glory days before Fat Beats closed up shop at the Fat Beats Pop-Up Store, open in celebration of Record Store Day on 4/16. Kicking off at noon and lasting until 11PM, Fat Beats will open up their DUMBO Warehouse (110 Bridge St. 3rd Floor) with fellow groove devotees WaxPoetics and host performances from CSC Funk Band (performing Gang Starr material!), The Stepkids, Chico Mann, The Phenomenal Handclap Band, Neek the Exotic & Large Professor, DJ Center, Mista Sinista, !llmind, Amir, Eternia, Danny Dann the Beat Mann, Masta Ace, Maticulous, Kev Brown & Kaimbr, Ray West, "and many surprise guests". Oh, and it's FREE.

If you miss it, Fat Beats will be hosting a monthly pop-up shop/event at the same location. Check the updated for updates.

Stepkids recently dropped the new Shadows On Behalf 12" via Stones Throw; download one track from the 12" above, stream another below. The band is on board for several Brooklyn dates in the coming weeks, including April 15th at 525 Waverley Ave, April 21 at Brooklyn Bowl with Delorean ("Limited Admissions at Doors"), and 6/4 at Bell House with Dennis Coffey/The Dirtbombs (tickets). All tour dates, and streams of the 12" are below.

The Stepkids - La La

The Stepkids - Shadows On Behalf

Apr 15: Brooklyn, NY @ Rubulad Presents
Apr 16: Brooklyn, NY @ Fat Beats (In-store event)
Apr 21: Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl
Apr 30: Meriden, CT @ Hubbard Park
May 02: Milford, CT @ Daniel Street
Jun 04: Brooklyn, NY @ The Bell House
Jun 05: Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
Jun 07: Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live
Jun 08: Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
Jun 09: Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall

Chico Mann -- other 2011 Tour Dates
Sat 4.23 W Hotel, Washington DC
Wed 4.27 The Double Door, Chicago
Thurs 4.28 Sol Collective, Sacramento
Fri 4.29 The Waldorf Hotel, Vancouver (w/ Toy Selectah)
Sat 4.30 The Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco (w/ Toy Selectah)
Tues 5.3 MESA, Costa Mesa
Thurs 5.5 Cinco de Mayo at La Cita, Los Angeles (w/ Toy Selectah & Mexicans with Guns)
Sun 5.8 Fiesta Broadway, Los Angeles
Fri 5.12 Bardot, Miami
Sat 5.13 WMNF Tropical Heatwave, Tampa
Fri 5.20 Pearl, San Antonio
Sat 5.21 Pachanga Fest, Austin



Comments (17)

Dammit on all the days that I have to go to someone's damn bridal shower. FML.

Posted by The Real Real Yup. PERIOD | April 14, 2011 11:20 AM

Dammit on all the days that I have to go make more hummus. FML.

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 11:27 AM

Bridal Shower on Record Store Day?!?! Some people are just clueless!

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 11:34 AM

I really wish I didn't have to work on record store day so I could jet set around the city and check out all the goings on! Maybe next year.

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 11:37 AM

Pop-up restaurants and stores are trustafarians newest love.

"spending mom and dads money at expensive restaurants and boutique stores is become sooooo boring, i need a new element to spice these activities up..."

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 11:38 AM

i get paid on friday and i'll be broke by the end of saturday. sweet

Posted by chris g | April 14, 2011 11:40 AM

For the record, when I have my bridal shower, whenever the hell that is, there will be no great record store day going on....if so it will be rescheduled.

Posted by The Real Real Yup. PERIOD | April 14, 2011 11:42 AM

Wait, who is getting married?

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 11:43 AM

veeeeeeeeeeery slow day in news

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 11:47 AM

My cousin in August:(

Posted by The Real Real Yup. PERIOD | April 14, 2011 11:49 AM

My name is Gerald and I want to know what time Daft Punk is playing.

Posted by Gerald | April 14, 2011 12:18 PM

how is stepkids getting top billing in this post over large pro?

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 12:47 PM

I have to agree, 11:47.

11:27 is the trendy comment of the day.

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 12:59 PM

hater's gonna hate

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 2:02 PM

Hummus shopping day > Record shopping day

Posted by Anonymous | April 14, 2011 2:27 PM

Please go commit mass Hummucide.

Posted by Cuse | April 14, 2011 3:20 PM

fat beats has put out some good music. you got it !

Posted by beats | December 3, 2011 8:11 PM

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