Fake Viral Photo Of Beto O’Rourke Wetting Himself Is Actually (Sandy) Alex G After Spilling Beer

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Certain conservative circles have been circulating a photo online that they purport to be Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wetting himself at a party when he was younger. A few of them have even referred to the person in the photo as “Mr. Pissy Pants” or, less respectfully, simply “pissy pants.” The photo that is … More »

We’ve Got A File On You: Britt Daniel

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Britt-Daniel-SpoonIt might be hard to believe, but Spoon have now been releasing music for close to 25 years. Initially, the recent announcement of a greatest hits compilation might’ve seemed a little odd. These guys still feel in the midst of a lengthier-than-usual prime, their oft-mentioned and absurd level of consistency ensuring they have … More »

These Are All The 2020 Democrat Candidates’ Current Walkout Songs

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Over the weekend, the many, many politicians who hope to be nominated as the 2020 Democrat presidential candidate infiltrated Iowa to try to rally up support in the influential bellweather state. Nineteen of them went to a special ceremonial dinner where they each gave a speech, and all of them were introduced by walkout music … More »

Move Over Beto And Pete, Andrew Yang Aims To Be “The First Ex-Goth President”

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The 2020 presidential candidates would like us to believe they’re just like us. And music, as they see it, is the great equalizer. Beto O’Rourke was once in a band with Cedric Bixler-Zavala of At The Drive-In and the Mars Volta. During a recent presidential campaign stop, he said that “it would be … More »

Here’s Who A Bunch Of Musicians Donated To In The 2020 Democratic Primary

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Rivers CuomoPresidential candidates have filed fundraising reports for the first three months of the 2020 campaign! This information has presumably inspired heated debate about each candidate’s momentum and viability and other vague topics, though we have not read any of the articles, so you will have to search elsewhere for that stuff. More »

Beto O’Rourke Addresses Whether He’ll Reunite Mars Volta If He Becomes President

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Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke loves to remind us that he loves music. Throughout his campaign against Ted Cruz for a Senate seat last fall (he lost), he brought out Willie Nelson and Margo Price and Spoon and Travis Scott at his rallies. And in interviews, … More »

Travis Scott Campaigns For Beto O’Rourke In Houston

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Travis Scott joined the ranks of celebrities and musicians supporting Beto O’Rourke today when he campaigned for the Democratic Texas congressman at the Bayland Community Center in Houston. The Houston-born rapper got up to address the big crowd. Scott directs his message to the younger audience members, telling them they can change the world once … More »

Watch Spoon Cover The Clash’s “Clampdown” At Beto O’Rourke Rally

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SpoonWe’re about a month away from the most consequential midterm elections of my lifetime. In Texas, Representative Beto O’Rourke — a former punk rocker who used to be in a band called Foss with Cedric Bixler-Zavala, before Bixler-Zavala formed At The Drive-In and the Mars Volta — seems to have a pretty good … More »

Watch Willie Nelson Perform New Song At Beto O’Rourke Rally

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Texas Senate candidate and DIY punk veteran of sorts Beto O’Rourke played pro-pot songs with Willie Nelson back in July, and last night, Nelson performed a new song, “Vote ‘Em Out,” at a rally in support of O’Rourke. “The biggest gun we got is called the ballot box,” Nelson sings. “And … More »

Beto O’Rourke Could Be The First Candidate For US Senate To Reference The Clash In A Debate

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Beto O'RourkeBeto O’Rourke might just be the coolest candidate in US Senate history. It’s a well-known fact that he grew up playing in punk bands with At The Drive-In’s Cedric Brixler-Zavala, and he also jammed with Willie Nelson at the songwriter’s annual Fourth Of July picnic this year in Austin. Now, as … More »