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Chris Hassett: Queer Activist, Teacher Tells Stories in Music (tags)
San Diego Queer folksinger Chris Hassett released his most recent CD, "This I Promise You," last May. It's a collection of 11 songs, mostly quiet and understated but with country, rock, pop and jazz influences reflecting Hassett's broad musical tastes. Zenger's Newsmagazine interviewed Hassett in late June and discussed the album, as well as gossiping about musicians ranging from Willard Robison to Lady Gaga.
Trio of Performing Artists Follow Lead of America’s Greats - (tags)
Three musical groups produce songs to help in the funding of the search for a missing college student, Lauren Spierer.
The Sierra Madre Anarchist Picnic (From an Organizer's Perspective) (tags)
From the LA Anarchist Weekly Blog:
Darrel Wood, Jr.: Queer Little Rock ’n’ Roller (tags)
Darrel Wood, Jr. is a 17-year-old high school senior in the conservative San Diego suburb of Santee, but the openly Queer rock musician has already been on two CD's with a former band and is about to release a new one by his current group, The Elephant Project. He's also headlining at the North Park Arts Festival in San Diego Sunday, May 17. In this interview, to which his mother accompanied him and also participated, he discusses his musical influences and the role of his sexuality in his life.
“Happy Songs About the War” at Compass (tags)
Don't be put off by the title of JD Boucharde's one-man show, "Happy Songs About the War," through June 4 at the Compass Theatre in San Diego. It's a bitterly satirical yet oddly warm look at the U.S. debacle in Iraq that at the end triumphantly reaffirms pacifist ideals.
Mexico's forbidden songs (tags)
Can a musical genre be considered so dangerous as to be banned from the radio? Yes, according to the authorities in some parts of Mexico who have forced radio stations to take action in an attempt to stamp out the culture of "narco corridos", which they accuse of glamorising drug trafficking and gangsterism.
Narcocorrido: A Journey into the Music of Drugs, Guns, and Guerrillas (tags)
Narcocorrido: A Journey into the Music of Drugs, Guns, and Guerrillas, available in both English and Spanish editions from Rayo, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishing. 2002 Latino Book Award winner as "Best Arts Book"
The Greater Wrong Of The Right (tags)
A Cultural Review: A Good and Exceptional Filipino Cultural Night (tags)
If “ the Samahang Pilipino Cultural Night is the culmination of a yearlong journey of education and preparation undertaken by the Samahang Pilipino cast and the by-product serves as an important avenue to share and explore Pilipino culture,” then the last presentation “BALIKBAYAN: The Journey Home “ on May 19 was a success. Going further, it served its purpose to “address issues relevant to the Pilipino and the Pilipino-American community. We in the Filipino community, further salute the Samahang Pilipino especially the script development groups who was able to integrate the issues like immigration, immigrant rights, Pilipino Diaspora, identity issues among Pilipinos and Filipino American youths, the yearning to go back to the homeland, the issue of political killings, systemic change and nationalism as well as integration to the mainstream- the real community empowerment in the American society into the cultural event.
Audio clips from M17 2007 march against the war (tags)
Audio clips of chants, songs, and music from LA's march against the war on March 17, 2007. Most clips under 1 minute, a couple are 4-5 minutes long.
Tom Morello's Revolution Will Not Be Amplified (tags)
THE NIGHTWATCHMAN'S SONGS OF ACTIVIST SOLIDARITY
Hacker cracks iPod, iTunes restrictions (tags)
A hacker known for cracking the copy-protection technology in DVDs claims to have unlocked the playback restrictions of Apple Computer Inc.'s iPod and iTunes music products and plans to license his code to others.
TIAMO DE VETTORI (tags)
TIAMO....LIFE IS GOOD Tiamo will be performing at Borders in San Diego's downtown gaslamp district on Friday, July 7 @ 8 PM. Admission is FREE. You can also catch Tiamo live on Saturday, July 8 @ 8 PM at the Carlsbad Borders. Gaslamp Borders is located at 668 6th Ave. San Diego, CA 92101. 619-702-4200. Carlsbad Borders is located at 1905 Calle Barcelona Carlsbad, CA 92009. 760-479-0242.
"Take us instead!" -- Grannies at the recruiting office (tags)
Grandmothers at the Oakland recruiting office on Valentine's Day
small WORLD interview with Albino (tags)
Interview with Nathan Endsley of Albino.
KPBS Racist (tags)
KPBS ignores Chicanos involvement in the Civil Rights Movement
Jon Hartmann takes note...In Memory of the Los Angeles Pacific Electric Railway (tags)
"I know of very few nearby worlds we can all go to, so it might be wise to take care of the one we have. Fossil fuels have no place in our future," states Jon Hartmann.
Free Palestine Radio (tags)
Let the voice of resistance against imperialist oppression and racist ethnic cleansing rumble from your speakers!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY PETE SEEGER! (tags)
"Long before Howard Zinn wrote his 'A People's History of the United States', Pete Seeger sang it. Whether he's explaining just whom Casey Jones the Union Scab was or asking the question "Which Side Are You On?" or telling of the women workers' struggle in "Bread and Roses" or engaging in Leadbelly's story of racism that brings about "The Bourgeious Blues", or singing the mournful anti- war "The Crow on the Cradle", or offering an introspective celebration of the earth in "Sailing Down My Golden River", its all about us. All of us."
Country Joe Band, 2004: 'Uncle Sam Needs Your Help Again' (tags)
Taking the stage at a community center in the small Northern California town of Bolinas, a group of four musicians quickly showed themselves to be returning as a vibrant creative force centered very much in the present.
"Songs for Mahmud" - New David Rovics CD (tags)
"Songs for Mahmud" - new David Rovics CD, freely stream or download online.
Building Bridges Radio presents David Rovics (tags)
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Reports presents this 58 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK
Revolutionary Music Review: Evan Greer (tags)
Young political songwriter Evan Greer has made a name for himself in Boston by gracing stages with the likes of David Rovics, Howard Zinn, and Tim Robbins. Erin Osgood of Flamejolt Magazine reviews his music, his politics, and his message.
Boycott Corporations (tags)
great list of free anti-war anti-bush MP3's from incredible artists including Paula Cole, REM, Bonnie Raitt, Beastie Boys, Michael Franti, Billy Bragg, John Mellencamp and many many more!
Verdict: A music nothing called the Beatles (tags)
Appendix to previous Verdict
Gangsta rappers expose the REAL gangstas! (tags)
A great new gangsta rap song available for free download on the web, exposes the real gangstas, U.S. imperialism!
Music Against The War - Overview and Links (tags)
In the concert of voices against the war, artists and musicians are taking their part too. To bypass the censorship of the commercial medias, some artists give their antiwar songs free for downloading. Others take part in concerts and events, make advertisings for anti-war groups, make statements in medias when they are interviewed...
green day's anti-war song (tags)
green day did an acoustic anti-war song
New anti-war/anti-Bush music (tags)
Three new/revised songs protesting the Iraq war and Emperor Bush. For truly patriotic ears only.
Independent's Day (tags)
well the FCC can suck on me the stuff comin' it's gonna be pee all yall freedom fighters better just flee cause why's everybody always pickin' on me (repeat chorus 85 times & call it a song)
John Densmore In The Nation (tags)
John Densmore on selling out to the mass media advertisement machine... Ever wonder why you're not hearing songs by The Doors hawking consumer goods?
Musical Protest in front of the World Bank! (tags)
I attended the A20 protests in Washington DC, and this is how I protest! I play songs of revolution! Tunes of resistance against the corporate feudalist war mongers! Film makers at the Washington DC Independant Media Center got some footage of me speaking (singing) my mind in front of the World Bank (SHUT DOWN THE BANK!!!) Check it out: http://dc.indymedia.org
Songs with Questionable Content (tags)
150 songs of "Questionable Content" that some radio stations are not playing.
"Songs for Mental Health" (tags)
Three songs are included here, one is a song of hope and celebration, two is to liven up your trip if you have been on the "Dummy Line", and three is God-given hope for when there is no hope.
Bread and Roses Revisited (tags)
Opening the rally with songs from the Industrial Workers of the World and concluding with a nonviolent march, close to five hundred people walked to support valuing women’s work and women’s lives.