Mid-month and according to the world outside it’s a COVID filled holiday wonderland. Tracks to get through the day from Field Medic, Weekend Lovers, Emmy the Great, and more! Also, you can listen to the Hip Hop Show from Wayne Ski here for his tips on how to avoid confrontation this holiday. Below are some links in the event that confrontation can’t be avoided. We don’t all have that one uncle who makes racists/sexist/homophobic jokes, but a lot of us do and being that election season STILL isn’t over, this could be a politically charged holiday coming up. Click the links and prepare to shut down the hateful language.
Southern Poverty Law Center // Speak Up: Responding To Everyday Bigotry
Amnesty International // How To Tell Someone You Love They’re Being Racist
How White People Can Talk To Each Other About Disrupting Racism
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen
#StopAsianHate! Do we need to say more? Yes, we do—with music & resources. | read