Maggie is everywhere and nowhere. Her favorite color is pizza and her favorite food is candy. She has been involved with BTR behind the scene for a while now, and as of March 2020, is the host of the weekly podcast Super Superb.
It’s December and the end of the year is upon us. Check out what will be some of the last new music of this year. Also, I share some the tracks I enjoyed from the second half of this year. Lots of great music on today’s ep! Tune in for Eels, Mr. Ben & The Bens, Henriette Sennenvaldt and more.
Plus, I share some thoughts on shopping small and supporting businesses that really benefit from you shopping with them. Here are some links to make supporting minority owned businesses a little easier. These links are just starting points, by no means exhaustive, but I hope they help.
Minority Owned Business Directory | Women Owned Business Directory | Black Owned Businesses | Black Owned Etsy Shops | LGBTQ Businesses |
Music for all your last minute to do list items, including signing this petition to hold the Biden administration accountable!
This will be some of the last new music for the year and it’s really good stuff! Tracks from Yukon Blonde, Ilithios, Lupin and more.
After struggling to finish high school, Antonina took a break from her education to work on herself. Despite the lack of support she got at that time, she knew it was the right move for her. Now four years later, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Antonina decided she was ready to attend college and is glad she waited until she was in the right mindset to begin.
Mid-month and according to the world outside it’s a COVID filled holiday wonderland. Tracks to get through the day from Field Medic, Weekend Lovers, Emmy the Great, and more! Also, you can listen to the Hip Hop Show from Wayne Ski here for his tips on how to avoid confrontation this holiday. Below are some links in the event that confrontation can’t be avoided. We don’t all have that one uncle who makes racists/sexist/homophobic jokes, but a lot of us do and being that election season STILL isn’t over, this could be a politically charged holiday coming up. Click the links and prepare to shut down the hateful language.
Southern Poverty Law Center // Speak Up: Responding To Everyday Bigotry
Amnesty International // How To Tell Someone You Love They’re Being Racist
How White People Can Talk To Each Other About Disrupting Racism
Election results are finally in and they are cause for celebration. 2020 has been a roller coaster, but we have had great music. Lots of tracks from this year including some new music from Mariya May, Gord Downie and Death Valley Girls.
This show comes out on Election Day 2020. Lots of tunes for waiting on a voting line. Music from Ilithios, Weekend Lovers and The Mountain Goats.
Mentioned in the show:
ACLU info on voter suppression.
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