Don't Feed the Artists

Don't Feed the Artists
Don’t Feed the Artists
Dec 11 • 54 min
This week on the show we’re joined by Monobody from Chicago to chat about the reason behind their new album’s name, the Chicago music scene, tour (and show) stories from college, Betty Crocker’s Cookbook, selling CDs, Buc-ee’s and Wawa, and more!
Nov 27 • 61 min
Joining us on tour from New York is Poppies, to chat about SXSW, their latest release “Good EP”, how their animated music video came about, being a band in New York, and more!
Kind Beats
Nov 13 • 76 min
This week we sat down with Kind Beats to talk about actual radio, pressing buttons, Beringer wines (the classy choice), dressing like Lara Croft, “depressing music”, a one-of-a-kind tour stories, and more in this episode of this not real podcast.
The Worst Intentions
Oct 30 • 70 min
For this week’s episode we’re joined by The Worst Intentions to talk about all things hot sauce, how they really feel about Oklahoma, prioritizing a show over the hospital, hear lots of stories, cross some lines, and more!
The Infamists
Oct 16 • 67 min
We’re back, with our friends The Infamists to chat about their new album, meeting strangers on Craigslist, playing guitar with a banana, mixing scotch and Mountain Dew, what they’re listening to, and more!
Aug 28 • 87 min
This week we chat with the guys in halfsleep about a bunch of dumb, their reunion show, what they’re doing now, European tour stories, and more!
Olivia Justice Countryman
Aug 14 • 74 min
This week we’re joined by Olivia Justice Countryman, to chat about her debut EP Between Two Mountains, the beginnings of her musical career, law school, podcasts, and more!
Henry the Archer
Jul 31 • 73 min
After a short summer hiatus, we’re back with Richard of Henry the Archer from Ft. Worth to chat about how he likes to perform live, music videos, NAM, music in Fort Worth, and more!
Rosegarden Funeral Party
Jun 19 • 69 min
This week we’re joined by Leah from Rosegarden Funeral Party as we chat about pick holders, songwriting, colors, their new album, tour stories from the California desert, lots and lots of bands we’re listening to, and more!
Kites and Boomerangs
Jun 5 • 91 min
Today we’ve got Kites and Boomerangs with us for a special episode where we chat about Topo Chico, their new self-titled album, the regular tour stories segment, and along the way the show spirals out of control.
May 22 • 64 min
This week we’re joined by Tia from SeaFire to chat about her songwriting process, recording the SeaFire EP, and more as we dive into the intricacies of math rock.
May 8 • 74 min
We hung out with Diners while on tour from Los Angeles, to hang out and chat about sunsets in Phoenix Arizona, Minions (sorry), trailas, Diners’ music, touring, and more!
Honey and Salt
Apr 24 • 78 min
Joining us from Austin is Honey and Salt, on tour promoting their new self-titled album to chat about the album, vinyl, Jack White, and more!
Matthew And The Arrogant Sea
Apr 10 • 86 min
On this week’s episode, we’re joined by Matthew from Matthew And The Arrogant Sea to chat about SXSW, why Denton’s music scene isn’t dying, and a great tour story from one of the better harbor towns.
DFTA Goes to the Movies
Mar 27 • 75 min
Join us on an adventure of an episode, where we’re joined by friends of the show Erin Devany and Leopold Knopp to take a break from talking music to chat about movies and why we’re angry about them.
Wesley Jensen and The Penny Arcade
Mar 13 • 87 min
This week Hagen and Jackson are joined by Wesley Jensen and his entire band to chat about hoarding music, being an adult, playing the triangle, pulling out and wrapping up, and more.
Felt & Fur
Feb 27 • 78 min
Felt & Fur returns to the show to chat about getting into electronic music, their first synths, their influences and other music they’ve been listening to, and briefly talk about their most recent EP “Aftertouch”.
Springtime and the Changes
Feb 12 • 90 min
This week, we talk with Spring and the Changes about the cycle of house shows, starting projects, Tijuana, LAPD helicopters, and more!
North by North
Jan 29 • 71 min
From Chicago, North by North joins us to kick off season 2 of Don’t Feed the Artists as we chat about their crazy touring schedule, fitting time in for recording, shit talk onsies, and hear what audiobooks they’ve been listening to.
We Forgot the Artists
Nov 7, 2017 • 50 min
We’re gonna be honest, we really dropped the ball on this one. We forgot to invite a guest, and Anby forgot to bring topics. But we still have our regular segments!
Oct 24, 2017 • 124 min
In this 2 hour special, we sit down with 10 bands featuring both returning and new guests to the show to chat about festivals, house shows, and more.
Oct 10, 2017 • 74 min
We hung out with TOMKAT before their new album releases, to chat about intelligent electronic rock, in-ears at house shows, tour stories, and more!
Always The Alibi
Sep 26, 2017 • 66 min
This week we’re joined by Always the Alibi, where we chat about their pancakes and beer, Berkeley, headstocks, and frequently mention Muse.
Sad Cops
Sep 12, 2017 • 60 min
Sad Cops joins us to talk house shows, tour stories, and lots and lots of bands that they’ve been listening to in this late-night episode.
Mother Tongues
Aug 29, 2017 • 63 min
Our friend Brack Cantrell joins us as our first guest host to chat with Mother Tongues about getting willy nilly with guitar pedals, rockin’ highly durable Jansports, favorite pedals, and debut a new segment!
Terra Collective
Aug 15, 2017 • 81 min
Three members from Terra Collective join us for a jam-packed show to talk songwriting, chemistry, trucks and overcompensation, their upcoming EP, homemade windshield wipers, and how much we really want someone to email us.
Strange Mother
Aug 1, 2017 • 71 min
From Austin, this week’s guest is Strange Mother y’all! We talk about venn diagrams, how they named their band, wrestling, the music scene in Austin, and more!
Fun Button
Jul 18, 2017 • 51 min
Fun Button joins us this week for an episode that goes completely off the rails, where we talk about exactly what you’ve come to expect from this show.
Eric Daino
Jul 4, 2017 • 89 min
Eric Daino sat down with Adam & Jackson to talk about the roots of ska, how his band The Holophonics started, and what it’s like being a fulltime musician.
Pearl Earl
Jun 20, 2017 • 70 min
Pearl Earl sits on the couch this week to chat about recording their upcoming self-titled album, their live shows, crowdsurfing, and shares the expected tour stories before they go on tour again.
Thin Skin
Jun 6, 2017 • 77 min
Thin Skin joins us for an episode covering politics, condoms, trailer parks, and our seemingly regular segments on genres, labels, tour stories, and more.
Richard Haskins
May 23, 2017 • 108 min
In our longest episode yet, we chat with Denton’s Richard Haskins on a wide-ranging list of topics including pigheads, Black Flag, Kevin Spacey, and (of course) some great stories from tour.
Elijah Heaps & Nikolai Rya + Genuine
May 9, 2017 • 62 min
In this episode we chat with Elijah Heaps & Nikolai Rya, along with members of Genuine, their collective. We talk about collaboration, criticism, their music videos, distribution, and more.
Astro Motel
Apr 25, 2017 • 60 min
Joining us on tour from Louisiana as our first out-of-state guests is Astro Motel! We talk about the band’s style, stage props, the Atomic Age, and more on this week’s episode.
Levi Cobb & The Big Smoke
Apr 11, 2017 • 81 min
After the Denton Folk Festival, we sat down with two of the members of Levi Cobb & The Big Smoke to ask who the hell is Levi Cobb, and talk about songwriting and spirituality.
I, the Ghost
Mar 28, 2017 • 63 min
Joining us this week is I, the Ghost. We cover topics such as: Genre definitions, naming things, lessons, and modern listening habits.
Horace Bray
Mar 14, 2017 • 62 min
This week Hagen & Jackson chat with Horace Bray before his move to New York. They cover stories from tour, his plans for New York, and his Instagram account.
Animal Spirit
Feb 28, 2017 • 37 min
Our friends in Animal Spirit sat down with us before their album release show in Denton, TX. We talk about their times on tour, their future plans, and their new record.
Brack Cantrell & Jack Malonis
Feb 14, 2017 • 79 min
We sat down with local recording engineer Brack Cantrell and Jack Malonis of Duncan Fellows from Austin, TX to talk about working together, and end up having an in-depth discussion around recording, drumming, and more.
Jan 31, 2017 • 68 min
For our second episode, we sat down with some of the members of Fishboy, after their set at Band Together Denton, a local house show festival and fundraiser.
The BoomBachs
Jan 17, 2017 • 46 min
In our introductory episode we sit down with two members of The BoomBachs to discuss the band’s formation, history, and future.