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June 26th 2015:Buy This Fracking Album

In March of this year, Rolling Stone magazine reported that Bonnie Raitt, Indigo Girls, Kristen Graves, John Butler Trio and Michael Franti are among two dozen musicians who have contributed songs to Buy This Fracking Album, a two-disc compilation LP intended to educate listeners about hydro-fracking, a controversial method of extracting natural gas from the earth's shale. In a statement, Raitt said, "One of the most critical environmental issues of our time is banning fracking everywhere because it destroys our water, our communities and our planet." The 24-track set, produced by Jason Samel,

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Jason Samel

In 2012 Samel produced his first album, “Occupy This Album,” which brought further awareness to the movement at a time when it seemed vacant from the public eye. This project won the Independent Music Award for Best Compilation. Immediately following his first release, Samel began producing numerous other projects including Seeger Fest, the Hurricane Sandy Hip Hop Relief Concert at Brooklyn Bowl, David Amram’s 84th Birthday Concert, and the forthcoming release, ‘Buy This Fracking Album.’ In just four years, Samel has collaborated as a producer with a long list of incredible artists including Yoko Ono, Jane’s Addiction, Jackson Browne, Joan Baez, Michael Franti, Tom Morello, Willie Nelson
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Kristen Graves

Kristen Graves is a singer/songwriter and humanitarian from Fairfield, Connecticut who was recently listed as part of the “new generation of folk music” in the New York Times. With catchy songs, a penchant for story telling, and inspiring lyrics, Kristen delights audiences across the country. Constantly traveling and touring, Kristen plays nearly 200 shows per year having shared stages with Dar Williams, David Amram, Guy Davis, Peter Yarrow, and the late Pete Seeger. Kristen has six albums and two EPs to her credit. Her newest release, Now Ain’t the Time for Tears, is available on iTunes. In addition to her touring and recording schedule, Kristen makes sure that there is always
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio In March of this year, Rolling Stone magazine reported that Bonnie Raitt, Indigo Girls, Kristen Graves, John Butler Trio and Michael Franti are among two dozen musicians who have contributed songs to Buy This Fracking Album, a two-disc compilation LP intended to educate listeners about hydro-fracking, a controversial method of extracting natural gas from the earth's shale. In a statement, Raitt said, "One of the most critical environmental issues of our time is banning fracking everywhere because it destroys our water, our communities and our planet." The 24-track set, produced by Jason Samel, features a mix of original recordings, previously released tracks and live versions of older songs – all of which share the theme of environmental awareness. Proceeds will benefit various anti-fracking organizations, including Food and Water Watch and Marcellus Protest. Today we’ll be joined by the album’s producer, @jasonsamel, and one of the featured artists, @kristengraves. @frackingalbum VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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