Sympathy for the Record Industry



Most recently, Brown Recluse Variety Show played Phone Bill Song by Hole on Thursday 30th Nov, 2023.

On has played Sympathy for the Record Industry releases from artists such as The White Stripes, The Muffs, Red Aunts, Hole, Mr. Airplane Man, April March, Detroit Cobras, Bantam Rooster, The Waldos, Scarling.


Check out these shows on, showcasing music from Sympathy for the Record Industry!

Coastal curated jams from the west & midwest. New garage, indie, punk & whatever else we feel like throwin' down.

Take a dive into a block of sound that spans the limits of genre and is held together by a central weekly theme.

Welcome to Bean's World, a show dedicated to the space in between. Come along as we discover what the noise uncovers.

Welcome to Believer Radio, a companion soundtrack to our 2023 Music Issue. We asked a handful of our contributors to DJ hour-long sets related to the articles they wrote for the issue, and here they are. Hosted by Daniel Gumbiner, Editor of The Believer.

Themed playlists that make you feel things.