Logo from the show and website
The Beat Junkies
|Country of origin||USA|
|Executive producer(s)||Jimmy Iovine
|Running time||55 minutes|
|Original channel||USA Network|
|Original release||October 18, 1999 – April 3, 2000|
Farmclub.com (broadcast October 18, 1999 - April 3, 2000) is a short-lived American TV show on USA Network. The show featuring the "IT" musical artists of the moment and promoting unsigned bands through national exposure and website interaction. The show featured moments such as the return of N.W.A., with Snoop Dogg filling in for the late Eazy-E.
Farmclub.com signed artists to real record deals and put their albums out through partnerships with Interscope, Def Jam, Universal, and other labels. The unsigned artists were selected from viewer votes from their website of the same name. Hosted by model/actress and former Miss USA 1996 Ali Landry and former MTV VJ Matt Pinfield, the show's label signed artists such as: Detroit rap artist Alley Life, British DJ Sonique, Dynamite Hack and Sev. The exposure also helped other bands obtain mass audience appeal leading to subsequent record deals such as Dog Fashion Disco and Spine.
Farmclub.com had a short lived partnership with Extreme Championship Wrestling in late 2000.
Artists who performed on Farmclub
20 Dead Flower Children
The American Tragedy
…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
At the Drive-In
Audra & The Antidote
Cash Money Millionaires
Dog Fashion Disco
Invisibl Skratch Piklz
LL Cool J
Methods of Mayhem
[minus] later known as [Minus.Driver] after signing with Universal.
The New System (Nik Sharp & Eric Bice of Suburban Tragedy)
Queens Of The Stone Age
RK aka the Fugitive
System of a Down
Third Eye Blind
Three Six Mafia
Wu Tang Clan
Artists signed by Farmclub
- Alley Life - 1999
- Sonique - October 1999
- Deep Obsession - February 2000
- Sev - June 2000
- Bionic Jive
- Dynamite Hack
Music from the show
After the demise of the show from television, Farmclub.com continued to exist only via online and through the release of an album entitled Live and Unreleased from Farmclub.com.
|Live and Unreleased from Farmclub.com|
|Live album by Various|
|Released||February 26, 2001 (North America)|
|Recorded||1999 - 2000 USA|
- N.W.A. - "Nuthin' But a "G" Thang"
- Eminem - "The Real Slim Shady"
- Limp Bizkit w/ Method Man - "N 2 Gether Now"
- DMX - "Party Up"
- Nelly - "Country Grammar (Hot...)"
- Staind - "Mudshovel"
- Mystikal - "Shake Ya Ass"
- Ja Rule - "Between Me and You"
- Powerman 5000 - "Nobody's Real"
- Eve - "Love Is Blind"
- Nickleback - "Leader of Men"
- Mýa - "Case of the Ex"
- D12 - "Shit on You"
- SEV - "Same Old Song"
- ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead - "Richter Scale Madness"
- Bionic Jive - "Pump"
- Alley Life - "Thats the Way we Roll"