As we get closer and closer to the big party weekend for Balloonfest 2012, we're featuring as many local bands as we can to get you prepped for the fun! For all the details on this year's Balloonfest, including lineups, tickets, balloon launches and more, check out all the details here.

This evening, one of the bands playing Monday joined us in the studio to talk about their band, Balloonfest being their first show with this band, and more! The Slinksters are going to rock Balloonfest on Monday, May 28th!

In part one, we find out how The Slinksters came about, what happened to their previous band, and a little about the song "Broken Record".

Check out The Slinksters' song "Broken Record"

In part two, we find out when the CD from The Slinksters is coming, some of the bands around town that they love and more!

If you want to learn more about The Slinksters, check out their band profile right here at KLAQ.com. There are answers to questions about the band, and links to their Facebook and ReverbNation pages.

Get ready, Balloonfest is this Saturday!