Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Music with a conscience

Geordie McMillan geordie_mcmillan@hotmail.com
Thu, 11 Sep 2003 14:10:36 +1000

Other bands with a conscience in these times of super-conservatism and 

Fugazi, Killing Joke, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Neil Young, Billy Bragg 
(bit obvious), Arab Strap, etc.

>From: Kate Parker Adams <kate@dnki.net>
>To: powderworks@cs.colorado.edu
>Subject: [Powderworks] Music with a conscience
>Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 23:57:29 -0400
>Hey Bruce,
>I forgot about this one ... a semi-local artist and favorite son of NPR 
>interviewers on alternatives to record contracts ... Jim Infantino aka 
>Jim's Big Ego.
>His main website is www.bigego.com . He has droll commentaries on modern 
>life as well as stuff on prejudice.  Lyrics, .mp3, and flash videos are 
>available gratis because his fans buy what they like eventually - at least 
>enough to keep him in caffeine.
>http://phototropos.com/stateofsecurity is a great little 9/11 inspired 
>flash video, albeit a flaky link sometimes.  Lots of duct tape and plastic 
>and contradictory safety information.
>You might also check into recent Bosstones album lyrics as well.
>Kate Parker Adams
>"She's gonna dream up the world she wants to live in,
>She's gonna dream out loud" - U2 (Zooropa)
>go Out Of Mind ... http://www.dnki.net/blog
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