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January 18, 2022

Could affordable housing save Austin’s music scene?

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By: Elizabeth McQueen

In the latest episode, you’ll learn how Austin non-profit Foundation Communities helped musician James Shelton find affordable housing the central Austin. And you’ll get a crash course in how affordable housing works from Foundation Communities Executive Director, Walter Moreau.

Walter Moreau of Foundation Communities is pictured on Jan. 12, 2022, outside of Bluebonnet Studios. Michael Minasi/KUTX

Read “The Artist Loft: Affordable Housing (for White People)” from the Atlantic

Read “The Rise of WhiteSegregated
Subsidized Housing
” from The Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity at the Minnesota School of Law.

January 4, 2022

Bonus! Gina Chavez and Joe Greenwald at ACL Music Festival

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By: Miles Bloxson

Miles Bloxson speaks to Latin Grammy nominee Gina Chavez and artist manager Joe Greenwald at Austin City Limits Music Festival back in October of 2021. They talk about navigating the pandemic and issues facing the Austin music scene.

Miles Bloxson of KUTX speaks with Gina Chavez and Joe Greenwald as part of the Bonus Tracks stage for the Pause/Play podcast on Weekend One of Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, TX on Oct. 9, 2021. Jordan Vonderhaar for KUTX