Whose Strings Are You Wearing?

By Alyson Camus | July 5, 2015

You can choose between rock recycled bangles described as ‘Handmade one-of-a-kind bangle style bracelets crafted from used & recycled guitar strings and packaged in a paper string envelope’, one-size-fits-all, classic guitar string bracelet made from REAL guitar strings, which will bend and shape to suit any wrist, or another kind, made from REAL bass strings!

Julian Lennon's White Feather Foundation

By Helen Bach | September 3, 2013

How did he escape the ‘wild child’ celeb spotlight and evolve into a successful and conscious adult? Considering his social level within Beatle land its a wonder he’s not a bitter old man.

All Proceeds From Tomas Doncker Band's "…A Slight Return" EP To Go To Charity

By Iman Lababedi | August 15, 2013

As Tomas clearly states: “all money from sales of this album go to the Studio Samuels Organization”

Syd Mandelbaum Leads Rock And Wrap Its War On Poverty

By Iman Lababedi | August 3, 2013

“We have probably the leanest of staffs for what we do. And since 1991 we have fed over one billion people. “

Miley Cyrus Battles UV Rays With Her Clothes Off

By Iman Lababedi | July 31, 2013

“We Can’t Stop” has killed off Hannah Montana forever and now the future is hers… with or without her underwear on

Damon Albarn And Flea Get Together To Help Syria: Which Side?

By Iman Lababedi | July 11, 2013

There are actually ten records available, and Oxfam will be holding an auction on ebay for the lot

Dropkick Murphys With Help From Bruce Springsteen Release EP For Boston

By Iman Lababedi | May 17, 2013

I’ll give it two out of three. “Rose Tattoo” has a great vocal performance by young Bruce and the second verse is a real keeper. The song is not a classic but this version has all the passion it needs to make it real.

Tim McGraw And the Home Front Foundation

By Iman Lababedi | May 10, 2013

The first responsibility of Government is to protect its citizens and without a strong militia you will soon find how easy it is to lose your country

A Fundraiser In Connecticut For Mayla, Aaron Embry's Daughter

By Alyson Camus | April 8, 2013

I remember seeing Aaron Embry at a 2002 Elliott Smith gig at the Echo, he played a few songs with him, but he even toured with him and recorded the song ‘Pretty (Ugly Before)’. Later in his career, he performed with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, but he played and recorded with many artists, like Daniel Lanois, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris. Last year, he released his own work a solo album entitled ‘Tiny Prayers’

Bono Give Another Of His Grandiloquent TED Conferences

By Alyson Camus | March 3, 2013

‘That’s the zero zone’….’For numbers crunchers like us, that’s the erogenous zone. It’s fair to say I’m sexually aroused by the collating of data.’

Rock the Cash-bah, The Evolution of Charity In Music

By Helen Bach | February 19, 2013

The point is always that celebrities want to use their fame to help others. Actually, their managers use their fame for positive public relations. Is there any money in this act?

Project 143 Winter Auction In Action

By Helen Bach | December 27, 2012

Pretty cool bands involved- this must be for the alt kids and thus a charity dear to me. Not everyone wants to meet Adam Levine, on the contrary I would prefer to never have that opportunity.

Rhythms Del Mundo Take Western Pop And Give It African Beats

By Iman Lababedi | November 30, 2012

The album, Rhtyhms Del Mundo: Africa starts with a misstep, the Coldplay remix of”Viva La Vida” doesn’t work and neither does Beyonce. But it is clear sailing after that, with Plan B a seamless meeting of forms and Mumford and Sons “Timsel” the highlight of the entire enterprise.

Not With The Band: We Have To Take Care Of Our Own, But Who Are Our Own?

By Alyson Camus | November 6, 2012

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, have you heard about Haiti? The hurricane hit them hard, really hard, the world’s poorest country has declared a state of emergency as 70% of the crops have been destroyed, the flood has raised fears of a resurgence of cholera, and one and one half million Haitians are at serious risk of hunger

Meet Barbra Streisand!

By Iman Lababedi | October 25, 2012

Meet the incomparable Barbra Streisand with 2 top level house seat tickets to one of her upcoming US shows! These amazing tickets are not available through Ticketmaster

Mogwai Join Many Influential Artists In A Giant Compilation Inspired By The Occupy Movement

By Alyson Camus | April 20, 2012

Jackson Browne, Patti Smith, Deborah Harry, Willie Nelson, Michael Moore (ha! Covering Dylan!) UNKLE, Mogwai, Ladytron, Joan Baez & Steve Earle, Ani DiFranco, Thievery Corporation, Thee Oh Sees, Tom Morello as well as many emerging artists.

'Every Mother Counts Volume 2’, a compilation for charity

By Alyson Camus | March 13, 2012

there are the usual suspects, Bono, The Edge, Chris Martin, Eddie Veder, and Sting who jumped on the project as predicted. However, I am intrigued by Beck’s ‘Corrina,

A Reasonable Proposal for U2's Money

By Alyson Camus | December 13, 2011

With his $736 million U2 could almost finance one year of research on HIV vaccine, not negligible, or at least, they could rectify that drop in the funding these recent years.

Bono On The Daily Show For World AIDS Day

By Alyson Camus | December 2, 2011

Bono arrives in the Daily show with his messiah aura, but in reality, he will always make his interests come first: Stewart will certainly never ask Bono what happened to his wife’s company, Edun, the organic clothing company destined to provide jobs in Africa: when finances looked bad

Henry Rollins Hosts Charity Concert

By Alyson Camus | November 25, 2011

The show will be a benefit concert and all proceeds will go to Drop In The Bucket, a Los Angeles-and-Uganda-based organization, that constructs wells and sanitation systems in sub-Saharan Africa in order to provide clean water to populations


By Iman Lababedi | November 4, 2011

good work

JBJ Soul Kitchen, Pay What You'd Like

By Helen Bach | October 26, 2011

an hour of volunteering pays for your meal

Bright Eyes to Cover White Stripe's "We're Going To Be Friends" For Charity

By Iman Lababedi | October 7, 2011

“even Einstein couldn’t study on an empty stomach”

New Order To Reform Without Peter Hook

By Iman Lababedi | September 8, 2011

New Order is reforming to play on October 17 at Ancienne Belgique in Brussels and October 18 at La Bataclan in Paris

Two Years After rock nyc Warned And Warned, Corruption Rife In Haiti, Rolling Stone Reports

By Iman Lababedi | August 15, 2011

Rolling Stone and the Entertainment industry should be throughly ashamed of their hapless abrogation of responsibilty for Haiti’s relief funds

Lady Gaga being sued for her Japan wristbands

By Alyson Camus | June 30, 2011

allegedly profiting from the sales of these little bracelets

Neil Young Is Musicares Person of The Year

By Helen Bach | April 17, 2011

great cause, a great organization providing a vital service