Concert communities and Black Belt Eagle Scout (Season 1, Episode 4)

The Dropouts discuss building safer concert spaces and talk with Black Belt Eagle Scout’s Katherine Paul. (Photo by Eleanor Petry.)

In this episode, Alex and Shaun revisit the April 19, 2019 Black Belt Eagle Scout show with Disq at Communication. After sharing their respective introductions to Black Belt Eagle Scout’s genre-defying music (1:40), they discuss whiteness and privilege in the context of building a more inclusive concert-going community in Madison (5:31) before Alex offers some brief thoughts about bystander intervention (19:21).

Later, Shaun chats with Katherine Paul (AKA KP) of Black Belt Eagle Scout about the personal nature of the project (24:22) before asking artist and touring BBES drummer, Camas Logue, about his artwork (31:02). In this week’s A/V Club segment, KP shares a few details about the music video for “Loss & Relax” (33:27) before looking ahead to projects slated for later this year (42:57).


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