Don't Feed the Artists


Don't Feed the Artists is a fortnightly show featuring interviews with independent musicians, recorded in person in Denton, TX.


28: Matthew And The Arrogant Sea

Apr 10, 2018

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.


27: DFTA Goes to the Movies

Mar 27, 2018

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.


26: Wesley Jensen and The Penny Arcade

Mar 13, 2018

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.


25: Felt & Fur

Feb 27, 2018

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".


24: Springtime and the Changes

Feb 13, 2018

This week, we talk with Spring and the Changes about the cycle of house shows, starting projects, Tijuana, LAPD helicopters, and more!


23: North by North

Jan 30, 2018

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.


22: We Forgot the Artists

Nov 07, 2017

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!


21: JagoeFest

Oct 24, 2017

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.


20: TOMKAT

Oct 10, 2017

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!


19: Always The Alibi

Sep 26, 2017

This week we're joined by Always the Alibi, where we chat about their pancakes and beer, Berkeley, headstocks, and frequently mention Muse.


18: Sad Cops

Sep 12, 2017

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.


17: Mother Tongues

Aug 29, 2017

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!


16: Terra Collective

Aug 15, 2017

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.


15: Strange Mother

Aug 01, 2017

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!


14: Fun Button

Jul 18, 2017

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.


13: Eric Daino

Jul 04, 2017

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.


12: Pearl Earl

Jun 20, 2017

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.


11: Thin Skin

Jun 06, 2017

Thin Skin joins us for an episode covering politics, condoms, trailer parks, and our seemingly regular segments on genres, labels, tour stories, and more.


10: Richard Haskins

May 23, 2017

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.


9: Elijah Heaps & Nikolai Rya + Genuine

May 09, 2017

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.


8: Astro Motel

Apr 25, 2017

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.


7: Levi Cobb & The Big Smoke

Apr 11, 2017

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.


6: I, the Ghost

Mar 28, 2017

Joining us this week is I, the Ghost. We cover topics such as: Genre definitions, naming things, lessons, and modern listening habits.


5: Horace Bray

Mar 14, 2017

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.


4: Animal Spirit

Feb 28, 2017

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.


3: Brack Cantrell & Jack Malonis

Feb 14, 2017

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.


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