They have a new album—Wilco (The Album)—coming in late June, but you won’t have to wait until then to get yourself some new Wilco. A new cover of Woody Guthrie’s “The Jolly Banker” is available now on their website with suggested donation of $2 to the Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives. (GLONO donated $10, so … Continue reading New Wilco – The Happy Banker
Julian Koster has recruited his former bandmates to appeal to their fans to help preserve an 81-year-old “whirling contraption of mechanical music and light.”
MP3: Neko Case – “People Got A Lotta Nerve” from Middle Cyclone, out March 3 on Anti. Charity alert: Neko Case and Anti will donate five dollars to Best Friends Animal Society for every blog that posts “People Got A Lotta Nerve” and one dollar for every user of iLike that adds the song to … Continue reading Neko Case – People Got A Lotta Nerve
Despite the dodginess of continuing to bill themselves as The Who, Roger and Pete deserve credit for doing a little somethin’ for the Motor City.
Thirsty? Get yourself something to drink. A new single-artist record label is claiming to donate “100% of its net profits to drinkable water projects in the developing world.”
Songwriter Alejandro Escovedo has Hepatitis C. Help him.
Long-time friend of GLONO and frequent discussion contributor, Helen Wilson, dusts off the four-wheelers for a good cause… Rockin’ and Wheelin’ The WLUW Indie Rock Prom Brings Back Childhood Memories By Helen W. Wilson As a past DJ and board member of a struggling college radio station that lost its antenna in a hurricane, I … Continue reading Rockin’ and Wheelin’
Check out Nitelite for Kids, a musical series benefitting research and support for pediatric AIDS. Great music and a great cause.
The Mayfest organizers are requesting that bands submit one or two songs and contact info to the Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center for consideration to play at the 7th Annual MAYFEST. This always turns out to be one of those great cross cultural and generational events that just makes everyone feel good. Send to: … Continue reading Quick! It’s Not Too Late!
Rock stars unite for 9-11 attacks, but does anyone care? By Phil Wise With all the madness surrounding the September 11 attacks, people feel as though they should do something—anything to help. The incredible outpouring has dwarfed even that of the We Are the World spectacle of the early 80s, both in contributions and pomposity. … Continue reading Give till it hurts