Thursday, August 11, 2011

A Blast of Enviro-Music News for your reading pleasure

Hey folks, there's a green music explosion! Have a look at some of these news items from the past several months!!!


Musicians Green Their Own Beat (Includes interview)
It's only now that a few are starting to associate the significant impact such behaviour patterns have on the environment. Music has often been used as a vehicle for performers to express their political views, and bring awareness to world concerns. ...
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Kenya: National Music Festival Stresses Importance of Protecting Environment
Environmental conservation and preservation was the theme yesterday at the ongoing Kenya National Schools and Colleges Music Festival in Nakuru. There was a collective call to conserve the natural habitat and curb the illegal sale of wildlife animal ...
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Sackville songwriter spreading environmental message through his music
Sackville Tribune Post
From the folksy I Love Wild Things to the up-tempo Reduce, Reuse & Recycle and the pop tune Too Much Stuff, the songs on Lautenschlager's newest album draw attention to some of today's most pressing environmental concerns and offers solutions to those ...
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Earth Fair: Music and the Environment, In Concert
In addition to more than 100 vendors and non-profit exhibitors, the glue that bound the day's activities together was music. Two stages played host to eight bands ranging in style from the faith-based vocals of the Capitol City Gospel Singers, ...
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Jam With Some Music While Making a Biodiesel Eco Difference
Tiny Green Bubble
I wrote the song “Go Green” because I wanted to spread awareness about the serious environmental issues around the globe as well inform people about green technologies. My original goal was to encourage activism in order to seek real solutions to the ...
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Casa student writes, records song
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
By DAN JOHNSON, When Camille Copeland decided to write a song about the environment for her senior project, she wouldn't have guessed in a million years that this would lead to her writing and performing with prominent professional musicians. ...
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EarthFest Rocks Boston
Opposite the Hatch Shell at the Kids Area, children listened to songs about the environment and danced around. The Kid's Planet stage included performances by Sarah Wheeler & Little Groove, RhymeZweLL, Vanessa Trien & the Jumping Monkeys, ...
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Spotlight: UI senior connects music, environment
UI The Daily Iowan
Majoring in music performance and international studies, Sidwell plans to use her education to connect music and environmental injustices in Chile. "The emotionally heightening potential of music as a mutually understood social instrument has the power ...
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QC opens song writing contest about environment
Philippine Information Agency
Song entries must be written in Filipino or in English and must focus on Quezon City's vision of a clean, green and pleasant environment. 4. The songwriter may choose to represent his/her composition in any type of music genre he/she prefers(ballad, ...
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Music to inspire love for nature
Singapore, 13 April 2011 - The National Environment Agency (NEA) is hoping to encourage Singaporeans to protect and care for the environment with a newly released music album. The album, titled Eco Music Challenge Season 1 its first official Clean and ...
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The 15 Corniest Pro-Environment Songs | Rolling Stone Music | Lists
Faced with the deteriorating condition of our planet, people react in various ways. Some donate to charity, some sift trash along the highway. A selec.

Buy tunes, save the environment - Patagonia Music Collective ...
Buy tunes, save the environment - Patagonia Music Collective taking off! 3rd March 2011. The Patagonia Music Collective launched on the 1st March and it is ...

Music Video Teaches Kids about Taking Care of the Earth
Seventh Generation recently raised the curtain on a new summer music promotion with best-selling children's performers, the Laurie Berkner Band. The song “One Seed” expresses the importance of passing down environmental awareness from one generation to ...
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School's eco song message
Sunderland Echo
Pupils at Richard Avenue Primary School have written and recorded their own tune, Flood Song, to highlight the importance of environmental issues. They performed their work for parents and visitors at their summer fair, which also included the opening ...
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Mystic Lake lets Mr. Sunshine in
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Right now we've got just shy of 100 songs. For me -- and I'm probably making too big of a deal out of it -- I really want it to stand for something. There are songs that address environmental issues and the love of our planet and our homes and our ...
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Amateur eco-artists record songs at Glastonbury - listen online
The Independent
The project aims to re popularize the 'protest song' genre of the 1960s, with a particular focus on environmental issues. Festival goers are encouraged to come and compose and record their song, one of which will be used at the launch of a new ...
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Gospel artist goes green
The Zimbabwe Standard
He is currently working on a nine-track album with three environmental songs. Oliver Mtukudzi, Albert Nyathi and some artists from Zambia and Mozambique will feature on the album he is currently working on. He is also working with Cosmas Chingombe and ...
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Green beacon shines over Pontypridd
News Wales
Hundreds of residents gathered at the Muni Arts Centre in Pontypridd for the spectacular occasion which featured music from Enviro-Vision 2010 which inspires young people across the County Borough to write and perform songs based around the environment ...
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The Effects of "Fracking" to the Environment 7/1/11
A recent schoolhouse rock type song explaining the dangers of fracking has over 125000 views on Youtube, but as oil and gas expert Morris Burns watches, he can't help but disagree. "They've never found a single case where fracking has done damage to ...
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Brazilian Paulo Lara Wins Earth Day Network Music Contest
Environment News Service
"'We're delighted so many talented songwriters are inspired by Earth Day and we hope their music will help us address the urgent environmental challenges our planet faces today." Earth Day Network partnered with Sonicbids, the matchmaking site for ...
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Hailing the Green Movement @ Timbre
The UrbanWire
The 2-hour long Eco Music Showcase jointly organised by National Environmental Agency (NEA) and Timbre on Jun 1 saw five performances to spread awareness for World Environment Day and drum up participation for the current challenge which closing date ...
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Finalists of Eco Music Challenge launch album
So, when her lecturer suggested she enter the Eco Music Challenge - a songwriting competition organised by the National Environment Agency (NEA) to raise awareness of environmental issues - she jumped at the chance. Miss Chia made it to the finals with ...
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