Archive for the ‘music’ Category

What is to be done

October 16, 2009

Sometimes music can do a lot for motivation…

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Can’t an Arab man just take a vacation?

April 17, 2009

Kyoto Now!

February 2, 2009

I knew enough about Bad Religion to like their music. What I didn’t knew about is that they are putting politics in their lyrics.

The Kyoto Protocol is a protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC or FCCC), an international environmental treaty produced at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), informally known as the Earth Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 3–14 June 1992. The treaty is intended to achieve “stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.”[1] The Kyoto Protocol establishes legally binding commitments for the reduction of four greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, sulphur hexafluoride), and two groups of gases (hydrofluorocarbons and perfluorocarbons) produced by “Annex I[wikipedia]

Pushed Again

December 19, 2008

Some years ago I listened to Pushed Again from Die Toten Hosen quite a lot. In the last week the song catched up with me and I searched the song on youtube. I didnt even know that the video is that good.

Don’t Download This Song

November 1, 2008

Weird Al Yankovic – Don’t Download This Song
Once in a while maybe you will feel the urge
To break international copyright law
By downloading MP3s from file-sharing sites
Like Morpheus or Grokster or Limewire or KaZaA
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Rap about Wall Street Greed and Depression Economics

October 25, 2008

Today on Boing Boing tv, a music video about life and death in the New Depression: Mom and Pop Killer, by Bay Area “intelligent hip-hop” artist The Grouch.

Source: BoingBoing.tv

When the Smoke Clearz

October 23, 2008

Over the past 20 years Hip Hop has evolved from the underground “CNN of the ghetto” to the biggest game in the record business. Yet, despite its socially conscious foundation, Hip Hop is now a multi-billion dollar industry; tightly controlled by a handful of record labels, a music video monopoly, and payola-ridden corporate radio. If there was ever a need for a reformer, the time is now.

Steal this Comic

October 16, 2008
Steal this Comic

Steal this Comic

Source: xkcd.com

amélie – be low

October 12, 2008

Today I present you another Creative Commons licensed music. It is a pop poprock indie britpop rythm spiritual indiepop slow talent powerpop album which can be found on jamendo.

album picture

You can listen for yourself of course.
Or you can visit the album page.
And of course, you can download the album too (with bittorrent or emule).
You can visit their homepage too.

Is it impossible playing a British-style pop music in Italy? Here is the challenge that Amelie want to take up.
At the beginning of 2006, the Trabant EP is the Amelie’s 1st auto-produced work. It gets good reviews from specialised websites and magazines. Meanwhile, the band plays several gigs and festivals, and opens some summer tour concerts of Baustelle.
In November 2006, Amelie record 5 songs which give birth to Be Low, the band’s 2nd EP. The artistic production of this very goodly reviewed work is led by Andrea Franchi, collaborator and drummer with well-known Italian songwriter Paolo Benvegnù.

YES it is legal to hear and download this music for free because it is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Generic.

This means:
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Political Hip Hop

September 8, 2008

In general I’m not a fan of Hip Hop but this music video attracts me visually and I find the music really good…

Lyrics:

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