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 Jan 5 - 11, 2012 
Tuning IntoEnvironmentalHip-Hop


Tuning Into Environmental Hip-Hop

New songs about green jobs, alternative energy and better air quality hit the ’hood

By Christopher Weber
A new wave of green hip-hop is challenging America’s food systems and our relationship with nature.

Sonic Reducer

Monks of the Desert Blessings, Peace & Harmony · Various Artists Red Chilli Samurai Project Vol. 2 · Venus DeMars & All The Pretty Horses 10 Bones

By Geoffrey Plant
We evaluate Monks of the Desert, the Red Chili Samurai Project, and Venus DeMars & All The Pretty Horses.
Jim Phillips on a Lousy Robot video shoot

Song Roulette

By Jessica Cassyle Carr
Jim Phillips from Lousy Robot puts his music library on shuffle.
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Flyer on the Wall

Burque rock staple Five Minute Sin releases Amuse at the Launchpad.
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Melanie Martinez
Courtesy of Melanie Martinez's Facebook

EVENT HORIZON (Monday, Oct 24)

Don't Cry About it, Be About it

Melanie Martinez • indie, pop • Handsome Ghost

By Megan Reneau
“Round and round like a horse on a carousel, we go, / Will I catch up to love? I could never tell, I know, / Chasing after you is like a fairytale, but I, / Feel like I'm glued on tight to this carousel” Just like this cry baby, once you hear Melanie Martinez's sweet voice and haunting lyrics you'll be glued to your spot…
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