Soundfounder: Austin’s Botany Talks Creativity, Fatherhood, & His Stunning New Album


Episode #53 // September 27, 2020

Every Saturday night, 1-2 a.m., Soundfounder plays electronic and beat music from Austin and around the world, focusing on new releases and old classics. This week’s show features bold new electronic music from John Frusciante of the Red Hot Chili Peppers–seriously. Plus, Soundfounder interviews Austin producer Botany, whose first album in four years, End The Summertime F(or)ever, came out this week. Botany talks about how musical limitations lead to creativity, how being a father changed his process, and the purpose of music during times of suffering. Also, check out Botany’s recent hour-long guest DJ set on My KUTX.


1. Photay & Ensemble Entendu – “The People”

2. Massive Attack – “Teardrop”

3. Caribou – “Can’t Do Without You” (Extended Mix)

4. Flying Lotus – “Never Catch Me” (feat. Kendrick Lamar)

5. John Frusciante – “Brand E”

6. The Avalanches – “Frontier Psychiatrist”

7. Weval – “Someday”

8. Kinder – “Setting”

9. interview with Botany, featuring “Once We Die,” “Your Whole Life,” “That’s The One (Too Bad),” “Farthest Visible Rooftop,” and “Sunrelenting”

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