Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Tattoo Raffle Sunday July 24th

Sunday July 24th we're have in a tattoo raffle at Rocks Off! $3 gets you a chance to win a $100 tattoo at Sick Creations done by the talented mega babe Kate Collins.
Were planning on doing this more often (once a month maybe?) so tell all your friends!

Check out some of Kates artwork here http://katecollinsillustration.blogspot.com/

BLOW UP A GO GO! July 30th at El Bar

Im STOKED for this party im throwing! One of my new favorite bands and quickly turning into one of my all time favorite bands THE BITERS are coming through Philly and playing my first BLOW UP A GO GO Party! along with GOLD CROWNS. Myself, Eric and Bill will be spinning rock n roll, soul and punk all night. Creep Records will be there giving out tshirts and other stuff. Come hang out and dance the night away. $5 gets you five hours of ROCK N ROLL!

Rocks Off Poster #6

Rocks Off Poster #5

Rocks Off vs. TSOL

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Rocks Off April Mixtape!

Time for the new Rocks Off Mixtape! Im real stoked about this one. Last months mix was a big hit so i stepped it up a notch on this one. 18 Songs 47 minutes of dance your ass off Rock n Roll tunes compiled and mixed by yours truly.

Stream it on ---> Soundcloud <---
Download it at ---> Media Fire <---

Shmitten Kitten Strikes Again! Anna just posted the mix. Happy Friday yall
Listen to this now: The Rocks Off April Mixtape

Philebrity...everyones favorite local Philly gossip/music/art/politics event listing blog just posted the mix too.
Rainy Day Mix Tape: Rocks Off’s April Showers

Rocks Off April Mix Tape by DanKishbaugh

1. Don Kriss - Lets Do Something Tonight
2. The Flakes - Shake / Hold On Im Coming
3. MC5 - Back in the USA
4. Suzi Quatro - Keep a Knockin
5. The Beat - Let Me Into Your Life
6. The Clash - Police On My Back
7. The Jam - Town Called Malice
8. The Sweet - Ballroom Blitz
9. Ramones - Its Not My Place (In the 9 to 5 World)
10. Nick Lowe - Heart of the City
11. Exploding Hearts - (Making) Teenage Faces
12. Rolling Stones - Respectable
13. Joan Jet & The Blackhearts - Coney Island Whitefish
14. AC/DC - Rockin the Parlor
15. David Bowie - Suffragette City
16. Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
17. The Bobbyteens - Rock & Roll Show
18. Anti Nowhere League - Animal

Monday, April 4, 2011

so i started a twitter

i finally started a personal twitter. had one for my booking company for some time now. expanding my personal brand (via the hipster runoffs blog)


Friday, April 1, 2011

RABBIT "Wild Fire"

Featuring Dave Evans (the real original singer of Ac/Dc, no one ever knows that!) This song rules, dancy 70s glam / hard rock

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

\\EASY ACTION// this wednesday....

Kickin out the jams at St. Jeromes this Wednesday. This month my good friend Bill Coburn of the Philly power pop, pop punk band, Mean Streets is joining me for a night of heavy 70s Glam & Proto Punk, Mod and Classic Punk. This bar rules, they have a fog machine and $2 Buds. Score.
I do this EVERY LAST WEDNESDAY so if youre in NYC come hang out!

Friday, March 25, 2011


i stopped by milkcrate cafe today to get a coffee and some food and found this in the basement! $1 an its actually AWESOME. i came home and played it right away. even has the dance moves on the back.

my week in dumb cell phone pics

i shit you not i was copying my metal folder onto a different hard drive.....

light pole in university city .....

46th st station.....

Twisted Sista yall!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Streak - Bang Bang Bullet

Wow what a great rocker from 1973. Classic glam in the proto punk vein. These guys went on to form the Arrows a few years later.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Rocks Off March Mixtape!

Heres my first mixtape for ROCKS OFF. 14 songs 47 mins. See ya sunday nights at Barbarella. Ill be doing a new one every month. Enjoy!

Media Fire Download Here

The raddest mega babe in town Anna of Shmitten Kitten Blog posted it too. check it out. Shmitten Kitten Mix: Rocks Off March Mixtape

Rocks Off Mixtape March 2011 by DanKishbaugh

1 Heavy Metal Kids - Rock n Roll Man
2 The Faces - Borstal Boys
3 Hollywood Brats - Sick On You
4 Nice Boys - Dugong Along
5 Johnny Thunders - I Wanna Be Loved
6 The Cuts - Im Not Down
7 The Biters - Born To Cry
8 T Rex - 20th Century Boy
9 Primal Scream - Rocks
10 Shocking Blue - Good Times
11 Elton John - Saturday Night Is Alright For Fighting
12 Soda Pop Kids - Well Well Well
13 William Shakespear - Alright
14 Cory Gun - Lets Have A Party

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Shmittin Kitten Interview

The always hilarious Philly dating blog Shmitten Kitten, written by my buddy Anna just did a quick "Flippin Our Shades" interview with me today.  I love her blog and Anna is one of my favorite babes in town.  Check it out!


random thrift store record covers of the week

Monday, February 28, 2011

Another great cover.....Hush - 'Glad All Over' 1975

Australian glam rockers Hush covering Dave Clarks "Glad All Over"

Rocker of the Day....Shocking Blue - Good Times

Shocking Blue covering The Easy Beats "good times." I absolutely love good covers of 50s and 60s rockers. This is one of the best ive heard in a while!


March craziness!

Sunday 3/6   ROCKS OFF! with guest DJ Dee Jay at Barbarella

Sunday 3/13 ROCKS OFF! at Barbarella

Monday 3/14 Midnight Beat with Nato Coles at JRs

Sunday 3/20 ROCKS OFF! with guests Andy and Bill of Mean Streets at Barbarella

Sunday 3/27 ROCKS OFF! @ Barbarella

Wednesday 3/30 EASY ACTION NYC @ St. Jeromes

Thursday 3/31 Midnight Beat with Test Patterns and Mean Streets at JRs (Test Patterns final tour, raw garage punk!)

Also be sure to check out the ALABASTER TONGUE web page. It has a full calender of all the shows myself and Scott Verrastro  are booking here in Philly!

New Rocks Off Poster #2!

New Rocks Off poster #2.  Made this about a month ago but havent had a whole lot of time to get them up around the city yet.  Another new design coming in a few weeks!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

New Midnight Beat page

see ya later myspace.  i really recommend this page to anyone playing music, doing dj edits etc. super simple to set up.  it has what most other free band listing pages dont have... simple, sleek design and easy updating.  also an accurate "stats" section which could really help out touring bands figure out what areas to hit up.  im a fan.

MIDNIGHT BEAT "bandcamp" page

Another trip to the Liquor Mill in South Jersey

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

February Calender of Super Awesome Events

2/6 ROCKS OFF at Barbarella with guest Djs DJ Dee Jay and Nycs' Lady Starlight

2/13 ROCKS OFF at Barbarella...Kate Collins' Birthday Blowout! (Halfway House, Midol Threat, Super Rad Tattoo Artist!)


2/20 ROCKS OFF at Barbarella

2/23 EASY ACTION at St. Jeromes

2/26 DJing a Boat Party on a BOAT!

2/27 ROCKS OFF at Barbarella

.............i think im supposed to guest dj Acid Wash at The Barbary this month sometime too.
sorry Midnight Beat is taking the month off....like anyone cares

Kicking off "EASY ACTION" tonight at St. Jeromes

Tonight im venturing into unknown territory and kicking off the first "EASY ACTION" dj night in Lower East Side Manhattan at St. Jeromes Bar. Im pretty excited to get this night going. Myself and my rock n roll cohort Eric are going to unleash some sleazy glam, classic punk and rowdy dance you pants off rock n roll jams every last wednesday of the month. No pretentiousness, not too much of the obscure and random but just killer tracks to drink away your winter blues. Expect anyhting from The Sonics to Motley Crue!
Heres a little write up on the awesome GaragePunkNYC blog.......


Sunday, January 16, 2011

Midnight Beat - Keep Trying To Get There

Midnight Beat - Keep Trying To Get There by DanKishbaugh

First track off our first 7".  The mix is almost done.  Pretty happy with this one. Recorded back in September 2010 by Arik Victor

January Events.....

Better late than never......

Sunday Jan 2nd ROCKS OFF with guest Dee Jay DJ @ Barbarella

Saturday Jan 8th The Midnight Beat w/ Paul Collins Beat, Electric Mess, Mondo Topless @ Tritone

Sunday Jan 9th ROCKS OFF @ Barbarella

Sunday Jan 16th ROCKS OFF with guest Johnny Ruin @ Barbarella

Friday Jan 21st HARDTIMES Dance Party @ Khyber

Sunday Jan 23rd ROCKS OFF @ Barbarella

Wednesday Jan 26th EASY ACTION @ St. Jeromes NYC

Sunday Jan 30th The Midnight Beat with Jesse Malin and Hey Angel @ Johnny Brendas

Sunday Jan 30th ROCKS OFF with guest Laura Lawless, Jesse Malin Afterparty and Emilys B-Day Party!!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The best sticker ever made.

..........in my friends tattoo shop " Living Out Loud" in South Jersey. Masturbate is even spelled wrong.  This is the defination of perfection.

Hard Times Dance Party....

 January 21st Myself and my best buddy Eric are DJing the first "Hardtimes...Circus Cult Dance Party."  I have a feeling this night is going to be insane. I mean really....read the poster.  Eric and I spinning glam, punk and rock n roll, $100 no talent contest, Alt Porn Models, GO GO DANCING FOR FOOD STAMPS!? Presented by the weirdos at Swellco & Swellco and Burning Angel. Good times to be had my friends.  This night will be very worth your $8 donation.
Heres a write up on Culturemob.com:
Link on the Swellco page:

The Midnight Beat

The Midnight Beat, live with The Paul Collins Beat, Tough Shits, Invisible Friends and DJ Nattie Ice April 30 2010 at the M-Room here in Philly.
Older version of "New Friend" i think one of the first times we played it out too.  It will be on our 7" thats coming out in a couple of months on Creep Records.

ROCKS OFF 11x17 #1

Brand new poster for my weekly party at Barbarella. I will be making at least two designs every month for Rocks Off. Hopefully they will all come out this nice. 11x17 glossy heavy stock prints available for $5 + shipping.