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6/6/17 // Bill Maher is the Absolute Worst

Trump attacks London’s Muslim mayor in the wake of new terrorist attacks there, Bill Maher continues to be a racist, John on the torture report, and listener mail.     Photo… | listen

5/31/17 // White Terrorism in Portland

A white supremacist has killed two people in Portland, a Texas Republican called ICE on protesters, and listener mail. Antinazi-Antifascism-Graffiti Photo by Cogiati courtesy of Wikimedia… | listen

5/3/17 // Andrew Jackson and Revisionist History

John explains why Trump’s worship of Andrew Jackson is as racist as it gets, a black 15-year-old was killed by Texas police, Jimmy Kimmel delivers a touching monologue about his newborn son and… | listen

3/21/17 // Checking out the Pros and Cons of SXSW 2017

The first tour I was on was a mission to Austin to play SXSW. I arrived, I played, and I partied. How will this year's experience differ from the previous? What is to be said about the importance of unofficial shows and the swelling consumerism and sponsorships associated with the official… | read

3/20/17 // Is Public Health in Danger Under Trump?

The Office of Management and Budget literally advocates for starving the poor, John tells us about efforts to combat pandemics and what could happen to that funding under Trump, and catching up on… | listen

3/13/17 // Week of 03/13/17

Broadcasting from Austin this week for SXSW with a special 3-track spotlight on the debut solo album from Mary Frances of Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band. | listen

6/29/16 // Andrea Grimes on Supreme Court's Texas Abortion Case

Andrea Grimes joins us to discuss the Supreme Court's overturning of anti-abortion laws in Texas, David Brooks has thoughts on the poor, and listener mail. | listen

6/20/16 // “True” by Mise En Scene at the BTRhouse in Austin, TX

Mise En Scene is a Canadian band from Winnipeg whose music is centered around the collaboration between Stefanie Blondal Johnson on vocals and guitar and Jodi Dunlop on drums. Sunny and with a healthy… | watch

5/23/16 // “Long Hair” by Pearl Charles at the BTRhouse in Austin, TX

Pearl Charles is a young songwriter from Los Angeles. At just 23 years old, she already has about five years of touring experience under her belt from her time with The Driftwood Singers and The Blank… | watch

5/17/16 // "Radar" by Moving Panoramas

Moving Panoramas is an Austin-based trio that plays shoegaze-inspired pop, bouncing through chill grooves with soft, reverb-laden vocals floating on top. Comprised of Leslie Sisson on guitar/vocals… | watch

5/16/16 // Future Punx

Get ready for a band that finally knows how to use that fog machine and light rig properly. Future Punx, a Brooklyn-based band, not only gets the vibes just right, but they also rock the stage! | listen

5/9/16 // “Tim And Tina” by CocoRosie at the BTRhouse in Austin, TX

CocoRosie is the eccentric and fascinating musical project of sisters Bianca and Sierra Casady. The duo first gained notoriety in the 2000s scene of Brooklyn musicians and artists experimenting with… | watch

4/19/16 // “Un Beso” by CocoRosie at the BTRhouse in Austin, TX

CocoRosie is the eccentric and fascinating musical project of sisters Bianca and Sierra Casady. The duo first gained notoriety in the 00’s scene of Brooklyn musicians and artists experimenting with… | watch

4/15/16 // "Green Eyes, Red Face" by Lucy Dacus at the BTRhouse in ATX

Lucy Dacus is a young musician based out of Richmond, Virginia, who came out of nowhere and immediately caught our attention. In a similar vein as other recent favorites Courtney Barnett and Julien… | watch

4/12/16 // Mise en Scene / SXSW 2016

Mise En Scene is a Canadian band from Winnipeg whose music is centered around the collaboration between Stefanie Blondal Johnson on vocals and guitar and Jodi Dunlop on drums. Sunny and with a healthy dose of reverb, their music is catchy and fun -- aka, perfect for an afternoon session on the porch… | listen

4/12/16 // “Show Me You’re Real” by Mise En Scene at the BTRhouse in ATX

Mise En Scene is a Canadian band from Winnipeg whose music is centered around the collaboration between Stefanie Blondal Johnson on vocals and guitar and Jodi Dunlop on drums. Sunny and with a healthy… | watch

4/8/16 // “Burn Pile” by Guts Club at the BTRhouse in Austin, TX

Guts Club is Lindsey Baker. Currently residing in New Orleans, Baker writes and performs striking, flowing stories in folk song form, righteously unadorned and straightforward, with minimal… | watch

4/5/16 // Dreamers / SXSW 2016

Dreamers is telling it like it is, singing about what they know. This Brooklyn-originating trio bashes around with punk ethos in a power pop cosmic state, making super accessible music that still has a coat of grit. The guys stopped by for an intimate, stripped-down session on the porch of the… | listen

4/5/16 // “Drugs” by Dreamers at the BTRhouse in Austin, TX

Dreamers is telling it like it is, singing about what they know. This Brooklyn-originating trio bashes around with punk ethos in a power pop cosmic state, making super accessible music that still has… | watch

4/1/16 // “Hexx” by Holy Esque at the BTRhouse in Austin, TX

Holy Esque is a rock band from Glasgow, Scotland. With sweeping soundscapes and dark themes, the music on their recently-released LP has a huge feeling that can be at once overwhelming and totally… | watch

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