Don't Feed the Artists is a show about music featuring interviews, topical discussions, stories about important moments in music, deep dives into artist's discographies, and more. New episodes Wednesdays.
We’re joined by a special guest as we distribute more cancel bucks and talk about Ticketmaster and Twitter. Send us your album of the year!
This week we hear from Jackson about how his Juno show went and talk through the nominees for the 65th Grammy Awards as we near the end of the year.
This week we're just hanging out, as we talk about Dave's weird day, Yoohoo Yeehaws, big words, and Jackson's upcoming solo show.
Jackson is back from the Las Vegas Festival Grounds, with a field report about the sold-out festival When We Were Young.
Don't worry, we're all back this week to talk about snoozing, Ticketmaster, compulsory military service, and what we're listening to?
In our most serious conversation yet, Hagen and Dave dive right into some Hot Goss.
Pitchfork recently released guides to the best songs and albums of the 1990s, and we’re here to react to the list live, without any prior research.
This week Jackson is back from his experience being the fifth person in Whyoming, Adam went to a show, and we talk about islands, Brussels, BJ's Warehouse, and that we're now publishing a video version of this podcast!
This week, Jackson's gone so we finally get to do an episode on Shania Twain's second and third albums: The Woman In Me and Come On Over.
This week on the show, Hagen shares the history and impact of TikTok on the music industry, and the air horn has its own track now.
This week we're all back to talk about Jackson's hat, our favorite Liam brother, the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert, and other assorted music news.
This week on the show, Jackson is back with another passionately researched report after recently unlocking a core memory.
This week Dave talks to us about the cultural touchstone of Canada, The Tragically Hip.
This week we talk about the Ghost of Mozart and the width of Hagen's street, before catching up on some news.
This week on the show, we talk to Jackson about Coheed and Cambria.
In our 200th recorded episode, we're giving 2022 a mid-year performance review, and look at what's on our music radar for the rest of the year.
Jackson's done some in-depth research and is here to talk to us about obi strips, exclusive tracks, and collectibility as we talk about Japanese Special Editions.
As we catch up on news this week, we talk about what we really think of The Joker and Drake, a song from 1985, and tater tots.
This week on the show, Jackson returns to catch up on some news, and report on what he's been listening to.
This week, we’re almost all here as we catch up on news, Dave is on-time to his gigs, Hagen shares his business plan for Jazzbro, and Adam listened to an obscure soundtrack.
This week on the show, Hagen and Dave are tired and just hanging out.
This week on the show, we revisit Dave's Death Corner to discuss the history and legacy of the iPod.
This week we talk about the White House's record collection and future National Film Registry inductee Minions 2.
This week after some real heavy news, we talk about the concept of artists disowning their music.
After catching up on some news, Jackson and Adam attend the DFTA School of Music Theory.
After winning both an Oscar and Grammy, we finally watch the new documentary about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival: Summer of Soul.
After discovering Instagram DM's, Jackson shares some interesting Grammys followup from a listener, and tells us why he hates Jesus Christ Superstar and maybe just Andrew Lloyd Webber in general.
This week: Some of us watched The Grammys, and we compile a modern-day Voyager Golden Record as we select songs to send to aliens.
After discussing Rent this week, Hagen and Jackson are back with a bonus episode all about movie musicals.
After some news, we dive into one of the longest-running Broadway shows and its movie adaptation: Rent.
This week after some very important news followup, we talk about Music Criticism, asking why we care about it, and the value that critics offer to listeners and artists.
This week on the show, we decline a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination, suspend operations in Russia, and fight with Kanye.
This week on the show, the music world reacts to Donda 2, Russia, and the acquisition of Bandcamp, plus Adam and Jackson went to The Majestic Theater.
We're back this week to talk about some recent headlines involving Kanye West and Joe Rogan, plus we talk about the Halftime Show.
This week we talk about Jeff Buckley's career and life leading up to his single studio album, Grace.
This week we catch up on some news, including the Drake-Hot Sauce incident, and everything involving Neil Young and Joni Mitchell pulling their music from Spotify.
We're back to catch up on how we spent our short break and the news of the last few weeks, including a surprising number of things happening (or not) in Las Vegas, as well as the albums we're looking forward to this year, and more!
For our last episode of the year, we talk about our favorite albums of 2021, your favorite albums of 2021, the year as a whole, and what we're looking forward to in 2022.
This week on the show, we all finally get to talk about Foo Fighters.
This week on the show, we dive into ten of the most prominent conspiracy theories about musicians who faked their own deaths, or were replaced after their supposed death.
As we approach the end of the year, we've got a mountain of news plus the final installment of Hagen's Hot Goss™ for 2021.
We watched all eight hours of The Beatles: Get Back — Peter Jackson's three-part documentary covering the making of their 1970 album Let It Be — so you don't have to… unless you want to.
This week in anticipation of the upcoming Get Back documentary by Peter Jackson, we talk about our relationship with The Beatles and their impact on music.
This week on the show, we discuss the unfortunate events at Astroworld, a performance at Daytona International Speedway, and hear how Jackson flew to the capital in search of Dr. Pepper.
This week on the show, Jackson talks to Adam about Nick Cave.
This week on the show, Hagen got married so we catch up on how everyone's doing before going through some news from the last few weeks, and Jackson learns to count.
This week on the show, Jackson talks to Hagen about Between the Buried and Me.
This week Adam and Dave dive deep into a topic they're both passionate and very knowledgable about: video games.
This week on the show, Jackson talks to Dave about Dawes.
This week we've got a news heavy episode featuring an entirely inoffensive accent, and a clickbait-worthy story from Jackson and Adam about a bar in North Carolina.
Join us for another hour where we believe in the impossible, as we discuss Paula Abdul’s supposed 1992 plane crash that may have happened somewhere over a cornfield in Iowa.
This week we chat about how and why our opinions about musicians and genres changes over time, after some of the latest super important music news.
After just a little bit of news this week, we dive into the complicated topic of posthumous releases in light of Anderson Paak's new tattoo.
This week we're all collecting cancel bucks as we catch up on a lot of news, including "some" discussion about Donda.
Join us for an hour where we believe in the impossible, as we discuss a thoroughly researched, incredibly detailed, and factual document that we're absolutely submitting to the Library of Congress.
This week we listen to the first three albums by Lorde, including her latest release Solar Power.
This week we've got some more COVID-19 news before we talk about what defines a super group, and Jackson asks an important question.
This week it's Hagen's birthday week, and we're celebrating with a pretty depressing episode as we cover the continued effects of the pandemic on live music, plus Kanye's annoying release schedule.
After winning the "big four" at the Grammys, we take a look at Billie Eilish's first record before diving into her recently released second record.
This week we've got the best 20% of Jackson you could ask for, as we briefly manage to cover some news around inspiration and writing credits.
This week we're talking about some news that's giving us all some uncertainty about the year, and the people out to become the new renaissance man of music.
This week after quite an extended opening, we talk about the relationship between nostalgia and music.
Just in time for the weekend, we're back with the second part of our bonus episode all about Glee.
After hanging out without Jackson this weekend, we catch up on some news including Halsey's next album, the new Class of Grammys Voters, and an update on Britney Spears' Conservatorship.
Introducing a special bonus podcast episode from the creators of Don't Feed the Artists' Hamilton Podcast
In anticipation of her next release, we go back and listen to Adele's first three albums, as we all try to convince Hagen we had never heard one of these songs.
Just in time for the weekend, we've got our first bonus episode for you: Glee, Part 1.
This week, we're recording in-person again at Jackson's to catch up on some important news, including Peter Jackson extending his Beatles documentary, and Bob Dylan discovering his MacBook's webcam.
This week, it's Hagen's birthday and everyone is tired after a busy weekend.
This week, we're joined by performer and composer Daniel Hart, to talk about his band Dark Rooms as well as his scoring work, including his work on the upcoming film The Green Knight.
This week on the show, we're joined by filmmaker Cole Mitchek and musician Matthew Gray to chat about their new film Nosebleeders, which details the formation of indie rock band Matthew and the Arrogant Sea.
This week we talk about important subjects like "gif" or "jif" before diving into the topic of lossless audio, audiophiles, and active listening.
This week we're joined by Dome Dwellers to chat about their upcoming full-length LP, as we chat about the long road to this record, their unique sound, and the first two singles off the record.
This week we're back in person again to catch up on news, but along the way we talk about pets, rituals before performances, the very first Waitsgiving Day, and more.
This week we're all recording in person in our state-of-the-art studio in Texas, as we cover some news and the future prospects of returning to live shows.
Before we dive in and tear into the concept of industry plants, Jon Batiste won an Oscar, and we talk about the podcast industry, Spotify's Car Thing, and more.
This week we're here to cover some more news including Prince and Arcade Fire both releasing new music, plus Hagen's got a new segment.
This week we get riled up and catch up on some news, and what we're listening to.
This week we're joined by Denton's very own Eric Michener of Fishboy to chat about Bandcamp and its influence on independent musicians, before we hear some of the story behind Fishboy's seventh album, Waitsgiving.
This week we listened to the three studio albums by one of the best-selling artists of all time, who's influences include pop, R&B, funk, soul, reggae, hip hop, and rock.
This week on the show, we talk about Justice and that NFT thing, before getting into some examples of less conventional album release strategies.
This week we all watched the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards so that we could talk about (some) of the awards and performances of the night.
In our third "Music Stories" episode we get into the history of the early black metal scene as it developed in Norway in the 1990s.
This week we catch up on a lot of news, including the impact that the Music Modernization Act is having, vinyl record sales in 2020, before getting to the breakup of Daft Punk and their impact on music.
This week we start a journey into black metal as we listen to three albums that defined the genre.
This week we catch up on some news, covering the halftime show and a performance on SNL, and ¾ of the podcast has a new album that we're listening to.
This week we talk about the festival at an upstate dairy farm that would became a pivotal moment in American music.
This week we catch up on some news including our latest update on which musician has sold their publishing rights, before talking about Greatest Hits after listenin' to Journey's Greatest Hits last week.
We're continuin' our Journey into 2021 with our first Deep Dive coverin' a greatest hits release, inspired by Dave sharin' his love for playin' Don't Stop Believin'.
We're back to kick off 2021 with an all-news spectacular after realizing none of us are really into New Year's resolutions.
This week we wrap up the year with our favorite albums of the year along with some suggestions from our listeners.
This week Jackson has a wine cocktail for us to try, and we're also trying something entirely new. Introducing Music Stories, where we get into the lives and stories in music, starting with the premiere episode covering the life and death of Kurt Cobain.
This week we listen to the band that helped introduce grunge to the world, Aberdeen, Washington's Nirvana.
This week we get into the holiday spirit as we discuss the merits of Christmas Music that can only be played in December.
This week Hagen's computer dies so Dave, Hagen, & Jackson do a Deep Dive on their own music. But first they cover some news, and Jackson says the C Word.
This week we listened to Andrew W.K.'s debut album, which initially recieved a 0.6/10 rating from Pitchfork.
This week in an episode we recorded about 16 hours too early, we try to distract ourselves from the world.
In an Election Day special we try to get your mind off the day by catching up on some news and sticking to some positive stories.
This week, we take a listen to the 1971 album named #1 on Rolling Stone's "The 500 Greates Albums of All Time".
With America's election underway, we talk about the impact of protest music, we have a special update from our show correspondent Olivia, and Hagen has a surprise about what he's been listening to this week. Remember, go vote.
This week, we're back to spend a lot of time on a topic that's we've briefly touched on in past shows. Oh, and you can listen to this podcast on Spotify now, if you want to.
This week we listened to the three albums by David Bowie that became known as the Berlin Trilogy, which Bowie later referred to as his "DNA".
This week after we stumble through some news about Broadway and biopics, we delve into the ideas behind musician's personas and alter egos.
This week Hagen played another gig and Jackson refuses to talk about his favorite band, but in between we talk about music leaks.
This week we're joined by friend of the show Olivia Justice Countryman to talk about the differences in being a lady musician and making it work in a man's music world, as we talk about exclusivity in the music industry.
We're back this week, and Dave's got some new floors so it's all news, and more news.
This week Dave explains the entire plot of The Beatles' A Hard Day's Night as we talk about visual albums.
This week we listened to the four albums by one of the most influential artists of his generation, Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar.
This week we get through some technical trouble to bring back the Freeform format, catching up on some music and revisiting the impact of COVID-19 on live music.
This week on the show, we talk about an album you probably already know all about, but we listened to it anyways.
Following our discussion about Hamilton, we turn to Musical Theatre in general covering some of the history, film adaptations, musical episodes of TV shows, and of course mention our favorite musicals.
This week on the show, we sat down and watched the recording of the original broadway production of Hamilton. Don't worry, the episode is not as long as the musical.
After covering one of the biggest concept albums of the last 20 years, we chat about what makes an album a "concept album", after catching up on some very important news.
In the latest Deep Dive, we take a look at Green Day's American Idiot in a feature-length episode, with a runtime of over twice the length of the album we're talking about.
This week, we cover some news before we sell out to our corporate overlords.
This week on the show, we catch up with Hagen and Dave's return to gigs in the age of COVID-19 before getting into cover songs, including a few of our favorite ones.
We're joined by listener and friend of the show Alex for a Deep Dive into Metallica's first five albums, which resulted in our first too long episode, so we split it into a double episode.
We're joined by listener and friend of the show Alex for a Deep Dive into Metallica's first five albums, which resulted in our first too long episode, so we split it into a double episode.
This week we chat about film scores, obviously covering John Williams and his work on all the great movies, the impact a great score can have, scores in television, and more!
This week on the show, we cover some news and memes before diving right into discussing the history of rock as a genre, how it's changed over the decades, and our favorite bands of each era of rock.
This week on Deep Dive, we listen to Sufjan Stevens' Fifty States Project, including the records Michigan and Illinois, and Hagen has a game to play!
This week we talk about roller coasters, the rise of music festivals, chat about our favorite festivals, and more.
This week Jackson has some positive music news to cover, before we get into covering the wide and varying requests that appear on show riders.
This week we're all back together for a Deep Dive into My Chemical Romance's discography full of concept albums, and Hagen has a game for us.
Hey, we're back again for more music feuds! But before we get into feuds, we talk about insurance, Dave has a new place to hang out at, and we catch up on how we're all dealing with the quarantine.
Surprise, Don't Feed the Artists is a weekly show during these crazy times, and we're back to catch up on how everyone's doing this week, chat about popular feuds in music, and share new release we're listening to this week.
This week we check in on each other after to chat about the impact a pandemic can have on musicians, new music that's come out recently, the last show we saw, what we've been listening to, and more.
In our last episode of the year, we take a look at the four albums by Slowdive, the influential English shoegaze band.
In this year's holiday party episode we wrap up 2019, as well as a decade (maybe at least, depending on your definition), but before we get into it we break some news and cover a few final 2019 news stories in this Christmas Eve spectacular.
With two episodes left in the year, Adam and Jackson are back to cover the five albums by Pavement, and their transformation that took place between them.
On this week's episode, we catch up on some news and fall into a rabbit hole of a topic covering audience etiquette at comedy shows, large concerts, local shows, plus… Dave listened to Dawes again.
This week on Deep Dive, join Hagen and Dave for a drinking game during a truly deep two-hour dive into the career of Britney Spears.
After a bit of a fall break, we're back to chat about reunion tours and the reasons behind them, cover some music news, plus a surprisingly short list of what we've been listening to.
This week Dave and Hagen are back with a Deep Dive on Paramore, including all of the band drama in the band's history, and two Paramore-specific segments that you can follow along at home.
Adam and Jackson are back with another freeform episode of DFTA covering music news, what we're listening to, and more.
This week on Deep Dive we listened to the American rock, proto-punk band The Stooges, with five albums spanning nearly 50 years.
We're back with a fun show about lawsuits in the music industry, but before we get there Dave has a new segment, and we cover some related music news.
This week Jackson decided we would listen to the Beastie Boys, who put out more albums than we thought at the time we picked them.
This week, we had our first live show at The Bearded Monk in Denton, TX! We were joined by local Denton band Hen and the Cocks, and Ben Esely of The Bearded Monk to chat about all things Denton.
For this week's Deep Dive, we listened to the pair of albums from the highly influential band Joy Divison.
This week Adam and Jackson present the first (?) freeform episode of DFTA where we cover some music news, what we're listening to, and to remind everyone about our very first live show is next weekend at The Bearded Monk in Denton!
Here with our first listener-suggseted Deep Dive, we listened to the five albums of legendary British band The Police.
On this week's episode, we chat about live music and what we enjoy about concerts, including how things change between the studio and the stage and how crowds can make or break a show.
Adam and Jackson are back with all thirteen of Beck's albums in his first 30 years of his career.
This week we're joined by singer-songwriter Chavis Chance to chat about Boston, growing up with music, "Six Great Songs", tour stories including a drink in a brown paper bag, and more!
On this week's Deep Dive, Hagen & Dave are back to cover Slipknot's discography and what nu metal is, before their upcoming sixth album releases next month.
This week we're joined by Robby to chat about why metal isn't mainstream, as we touch on what metal is and if we enjoy it, answer the timeless question of "how do you know what they're saying" and more!
Adam and Jackson took a bit of a break to let Dave and Hagen record the longest Deep Dive yet, covering the nine studio albums by Radiohead.
This week we were joined by Carl Finch of Brave Combo to chat about the idea of freeing yourself of having opinions, the ideas that guide Brave Combo's music and live shows, tour stories, tips on being in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and lots more!
We've mentioned this band a few times already, so we decided to go ahead and listen to the three landmark albums by My Bloody Valentine, the quintessential shoegaze band.
In this week's episode we're joined by Be Like Max from Las Vegas to chat about their first album in 4 years, the Las Vegas music scene, tour stories that happened during the daytime, and more!
Up next on Deep Dive, we listened to the four albums by influential desert rock band Kyuss.
This week on the show we're joined by Trench from Syracuse to chat in depth about recording their new album, waiting to release it, their tour, and a jampacked list of what we're listening to!
This time on Deep Dive, we listened to the five albums that Australian psych rock band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard released in 2017.
This week on the show, Jackson is joined by Astragal on tour from Houston to chat about their second EP, cities, hurricanes, touring, My Bloody Valentine, and more!
This week, we listen to the first four albums by the Oxford-based rock band Foals, prior to the departure of their longtime basist, and the release of their new two-part album.
Joining us from Kansas City this week is HXXS to chat about how vowels suck, CIA mind control, their most recent album MKDRONE and the process of recording it, stories from tour, what we're listening to, and more!
On this week's Deep Dive we listen the man hailed as the next Marvin Gaye, D'Angelo and his 3 albums over his 20 year career so far.
In our 50th episode (!) we're joined by RTB2 for a great long episode where we chat about being a duo, old Denton venues and festivals, being a Creep apologist, the sounds of the 80's, tour stories, what we're listening to, and more!
On this week's Deep Dive we check out the full discography of influential gothic rock band Bauhaus, including their first single and final "epilogue" album.
This week, we take another break from our regular format to talk about genres, and why it's a complicated subject.
On this week's Deep Dive we check out the four albums by the El Paso band At the Drive-In.
This week we're joined by Consider the Source, on tour from New York to chat about being a Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Fusion band, their heavy touring schedule, imperfections in music recordings, and more!
Breaking with the Deep Dive format so far, we listen to 20 currently unreleased songs from The National, including two songs that will appear later this year on their upcoming album.
Rei Clone is here for our first bleep-heavy episode to chat about shoegaze and gear, our favorite toasters, deflating air mattresses, pee jugs, what we're listening to, and more!
Continuing with another important band in Britpop history, we listened to the 7 studio albums of Oasis.
This week, we break from our regular format and get everyone back together to discuss our favorite albums.
In our third episode of Deep Dive, we listen to the 7 studio albums of one of the central bands of the Britpop music scene, Blur.
All the way from New York City, we're joined by Out of System Transfer to chat about spreadsheets (really), the anti-folk genre, what defines a protest song, some great stories from tour, what we're listening to this week, and more!
In the second episode of our new show we look at the 6 studio albums of Modest Mouse, and how the bands output has changed over time.
This week we're joined Church Girls from Philadelphia to chat about their new EP Home, the differences of touring in the UK, focusing on positive stories on tour, plus we learn how Spotify playlists work, and more!
Don't Feed the Artists presents Deep Dive, a new show featuring our takes on the discographies of musicians we love. In our pilot episode of Deep Dive we take a look at the first six years of the influential progressive rock band King Crimson.
To kick off 2019, we're joined by Pool Kids to chat about their album, touring, how music has shifted, a great (awful) tour story from Kentucky, and more!
We took a week off from interviews to chat about 2018 with our good friend Dave, where we cover our least favorite and best albums of the year, hear how Dave almost saw the Foo Fighters play, plus introduce a new thing!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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 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".
This week, we talk with Spring and the Changes about the cycle of house shows, starting projects, Tijuana, LAPD helicopters, and more!
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'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!
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.
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!
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 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.
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!
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.