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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Freedumb Fest at The Blak Casl in Stone Mountain starts tonight

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Without warning (or promotion) the good folks at Sounds from the Pocket and Le Chateau Noir (A.K.A The Black House, or le Chateau Noir) in Stone Mountain are hosting yet another of their infamous three-day Freedumb noise / music festivals this weekend. The music starts tonight. This one is dubbed FDF2012.

These events are not for the faint of heart and generally feature scattered performances by noisy and subversive artists from all over the spectrum performing in various rooms throughout Le Chateau Noir (A.K.A. Blak Casl), which is actually a big house at the end of a very dark and scary dirt road off of a cul-de-sac in Stone Mountain.

Most shows happen in a marathon-style. For example, when group A finishes their set in the dining room, group B fires up over by the bathroom or in the storage room.

The fest is $5 each night and takes place at 550 A South Rays Rd. in Stone Mountain, GA 30083. Making your way there can be a bit harrowing, and finding the house for the first time feels a bit like a scene from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. But the vibe inside is always a lot of fun and the pay off is there.

It’s best to Look on Google maps for directions and instructions on how to get there. At Google Maps type in “Blak Casl google maps” in the search bar, click on user created content, find this house and local eats too, and you’re good to go.

The schedule of performers can and most likely will change.

Click below to find a rough guide to Freedumb Fest 2012, including start times and in which room performance are taking place.

Thurs.,  September 11th:

Drums Like Machine Guns / 9:11 p.m.  Book

Self Hatred Brings Liberation / 9:25 p.m. Pantry

Toy Party Attack / 9:40 p.m. Living room

Uh-Oh Spades / 10:00 p.m. Pantry

Carz Will Burn / 10:20 p.m. Living room

Mincemeat Or Tenspeed / 10:40 p.m. A frame

Magicicada / 11:00 p.m. A frame

Ed Schrader / 11:30 p.m. Living

Qur'anosaurus Hex / 11:50 p.m. Pantry

Hymen Hologram / 12:05 a.m. Living

This Year Is The Membrane /12:25 a.m. A frame

Teenage Souls / 12:55 a.m. A frame

Zack Kouns / 1:15 a.m. Book

This Is My Condition w/ Dan Kozak 1:45 a.m. A frame

Friday Sept 12th:

Hubcap City /9 p.m. Book

No Homo /9:30 p.m. Pantry

Subliminator /9:45 p.m. Book

Dick Neff /10 p.m. Living room

Saw Trouble /10:20 p.m. A frame

Them Natives /10:40 p.m. Book room

Venison Whirled /11 p.m. A frame

TIMC vs MMOTS /11:20 p.m. Living room

Divided Like A Saints /11:40 p.m. A frame

Eiliyas /12:05 a.m. not a frame

Mugu Guymen /12:20 a.m. A frame

W/O /12:40a.m.  Book

Douglas Ferguson /1:00 a.m. A frame

Zano /1:20 a.m. Living

Dust Bunnies / last A frame

Saturday September 13th:

Chinese Frankenstein twilight, probably outside somewhere.

Lazer Slut / 9:45 p.m. Pantry

Adrien Barbobott / 10 p.m.  Book

Kohivicoobah / 10:15 p.m. A frame

Terror'ish / 10:40 p.m. Living room

Necklaces / 11:00 p.m. Book

Channeler / 11:20 p.m. Basement

Whiskey Priest / 11:40 p.m. A frame

Hyland Hologram / 12:05 a.m. Living room

Black History Moth / 12:25 a.m. Book

Radio Shock / 12:50 a.m. A frame

This Is My Condition / 1:15 a.m. A frame

Pony Bones 1:45 a.m. Book

Dan Kozak 2:10 a.m. Pantry

Drums Like Machine Guns / last in whatever room they wanna play.

Things might move around but in general these people are playing on these nights... A few other acts may or may not perform, thus throwing the whole schedule into chaos.

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