After listening to a RadioEcoshock podcast, featuring Paul Beckwith from the AMEG, I wrote this song pleading everyone to wake up to the catastrophe occuring up north. It will be game over, folks if we don't deal with this NOW Albion Icen
Draft song focusing on the need to change the rules of the "great grab" which is plundering our planet...A recent ExtraEnvironmentalist podcast prompted this song...Changing the power structure is NECESSARY if we are to survive on our planet, Eaarth.
My first song with Serum, using Plug in Guru's awesome MegaWaves...It's 12 instances of a raspy in your face instrument, which slappin' wake up music deserves... because... if the climate goes down we're Toast!
The engines of life are all around us. As we squander eaarth's gifts I hope we wake up to embrace our home and nurture her back to health. Every moment is precious and as my brother was passing I was creating... The Engine of Life...
Albion 1,2 3 We live on a finite planet and our population is beyond it's carrying capacity. As John Michael Greer notes, societies which "consume the seed and cut the root" cannot endure...This is our home and there is no other place to go..
Alex, of Radio Ecoshock sent me up some music and I slapped some words/vocals on it... Just a fun night collaborating with my best climate buddy!
We can have an amazing future, solar electric cities, full employment, and a renewed connection with our home... "eaarth" if we shift the gears, reject the fears and... it can be a beautiful new day in every neighborhood...
Corporations are EATING our world, people! Wake up and stop this viral attack on humanity... This song reflects my current angst about the rise of transnational corporations that are plunging us off a fatal cliff...
I recently got NI Komplete7 and was looking for the guitar sound of Pink Floyd....and married it to a synth groove from Rapture to words I'd been working on dealing with rising sea levels...a serious and already happing consequence of climate change.
Changing the direction of corporate insanity is critical for survival. "Shift the Power" supports the call of 350.org's 'power shift" movement. We MUST take control and demand solar/conservation replace ALL fossile/nuke plants. Otherwise we die!
My friend, Alex from Radio Ecoshock liked the initial version of the song better... felt it was more eeeerie. After reflecting and tweaking it a bit, I agree and have added the eeeerily simpler gversion