Joe Jack Talcum
DJ Douggpound, Coolzey, The Memories
755 Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA, 90813
Doors 7:00 PM (event ends at 11:00 PM)
This event is all ages
Joe Jack Talcum
Creative force behind and lead guitarist of punk group The Dead Milkmen.
Originally from Chicago, Doug is an editor/writer for [adult swim]'s Tim and Eric, Awesome Show, Great Job!. Has his own web shorts called The Poundcast. Catchphrase of "In the mix!" - where he'll remix videos and jokes into zany and entertaining songs.
Golden era hip-hop roots planted in black Iowa dirt and tempered by 90s alternative era rock influence yields a juxtaposition of the dark, horrific nature of life paired with a slapstick and comedic view of the world, allowing for a wide, unpredictable arsenal of material ranging from soul-spilling indie bedroom rock to wise-cracking battle rap and on to radio pop.
Coolzey stepped into the public eye around 2005 with a demo album and a series of exploratory DIY tours with rapper/comedian and friend Schaffer the Darklord. Interest spread quickly and Coolzey found himself touring alongside hip-hop legends from Brand Nubian and Jurassic 5 as well as punk rock heroes like Dead Milkmen. Coolzey’s first album ‘The Honey’ was released in 2010 and second official full-length ‘Hit Factory’ in 2013. In these albums as well as in a number of EPs, collaborations and side projects, he finds his niche as a songwriter, navigating hip-hop, rock, punk and pop in the spirit of genre defying influences such as Ween, Beck, The Beastie Boys and Outkast.
Coolzey’s love for multiple genres can also be evidenced in his record label Public School Records, which curates music from grimy underground hip-hop like Copywrite to the art pop of Belly Belt.