Don't Feed the Artists

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 weekly.

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Season 3 (23 episodes)

Pool Kids

Jan 15, 2019

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!

Church Girls

Jan 29, 2019

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!

Out of System Transfer

Feb 12, 2019

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!

Our Favorite Albums

Feb 26, 2019

This week, we break from our regular format and get everyone back together to discuss our favorite albums.

Rei Clone

Mar 12, 2019

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!

Consider the Source

Mar 26, 2019

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!

Let's Talk Genres

Apr 09, 2019

This week, we take another break from our regular format to talk about genres, and why it's a complicated subject.


Apr 23, 2019

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!


May 07, 2019

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!


May 21, 2019

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!


Jun 04, 2019

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!

Be Like Max

Jun 18, 2019

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!

Brave Combo

Jul 02, 2019

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!

Why is Metal Not Mainstream?

Jul 16, 2019

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!

Chavis Chance

Jul 30, 2019

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!


Aug 13, 2019

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.

Freeform #1

Aug 27, 2019

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!

DFTA: Live!

Sep 10, 2019

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.

Music Lawsuits

Sep 23, 2019

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.

Freeform #2

Oct 08, 2019

Adam and Jackson are back with another freeform episode of DFTA covering music news, what we're listening to, and more.

Reunion Tours

Nov 26, 2019

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.

Audience Etiquette

Dec 10, 2019

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.

Holiday Party 2019

Dec 24, 2019

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.

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