First Fridays ~ Oakland, CA By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief UBO Magazine Being from Sacramento, CA I have been to several Second Saturdays and enjoyed all that the Downtown area has to offer. Recently I have moved to Oakland, CA and have had the pleasure of enjoying First Fridays full of street vendors, boutiques, live music, dancers, art galleries and an array of individuals running the gamut between college students [...]
So far, two music compilations have emerged as fundraisers: one in New York City, another in Oakland. If there are other benefit comps in other locations, please leave a comment below and tell us about them. Here are the fundraising albums we have seen emerge from Year One of the Occupy movement… Occupy This Album (Occupy Wall Street) http://musicforoccupy.org/2012/05/pre-order-occupy-this-album/ cost : $9.99 running time : 77 songs, 300:00 (99 [...]
Since early times, MUSIC has brought communities together. It has unified us in dance, and has taught us lessons in harmony. It has been an agent of celebration, joining people from around the world through propulsive rhythms and voices of ecstasy. It has created a heightened state of awareness, reenergizing our spirit so that we may continue down our paths graciously. Its power is as vast as the cosmos from [...]
SHOCK-YOU-PY! early download by Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School Of Medicine Legendary punk rocker Jello Biafra has written a new anthem for the Occupy movement. We at OccupyWallSt.org wholly encourage supporting Jello’s radical genius by paying what you can! SHOCK-YOU-PY! is my own tribute about the Occupy movement. It’s called SHOCK-YOU-PY! because I come from the side of resistance that has a soft-spot in my heart for pranks and [...]
“Love & Understanding” (BayArea Artist Tribute To the Fallen) Song & Video Produced & Mixed By Korise “BigTunes” J.(TownTroniks) Chorus Vocals: Cole, Sharese Robinson, Pamela, Jujuana Williams, Nazir & BigTunes Emcees: Five Eighty, Swa Da Gentlemen, Ambessa, Sun Ru, Fego, Jujuana Williams, AmTrakz, Aztech Raul, T’Moe, Shake Anderson & Lord Takim A.K.A.Tak Udda Town Musicians: Guitar-David Goodlet, Bass-Key Hudson(TownTroniks), Drums-Tristeon Moore, Congas & Bongos-Kwic Time Director/Videographer: Gabriela”Belacruela”Diaz Props, Sound & [...]
text by Kevin Seal photographs by Jonathan Pirro – “If at first you don’t succeed, call an airstrike.” – projected text from Roger Waters: The Wall at AT&T Park, 5/11/12 Roger Waters, the stadium-rock showman and concept-album auteur who quit the band Pink Floyd nearly thirty years ago, has brought his epic, expensive production of that band’s 1979 album, The Wall, back for another round of performances. This time, however, [...]
Just before Occupy the Farm took the Gill Tract, we watched this performance at Berkeley’s Ohlone Park.
On 28 April 2012, Occupy SF celebrated the coming of Spring with a picnic in Sue Bierman Park. It was a nice opportunity to unwind and just socialize without the stress of activism. We had food, we had music, we had fun.