Trail Mix September 2013: Free Music Download

first_img Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott – Brother WindAcoustic Syndicate – HeroesAndrea Tomasi – BirdflowerBig Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys – What A Dream It’s BeenBlair Crimmins & The Hookers – It’s All Over NowChris Eldridge & Julian Lage – For CritterChris Jones & The Night Drivers – Lonely Comes EasyDan Miraldi – Lovebomb!Deer Tick – The Dream’s In The DitchDrew Holcomb & The Neighbors – Good LightDrew Kennedy – Good CarpentryFinnders & Youngberg – DinerAustin Lucas – Alone In MemphisOdd Us – HomeOld Buck – Icy MountainPeter Cooper – Opening DayRon Block – IvySusanna & Ensemble Neon – Oh, I Am StuckThe Horse’s Ha – Dying TreeThe Sweetback Sisters – I Got A BulldogThe Whiskey Gentry – Dixie Watching any given month of Trail Mix coming together is always an interesting process.  From time to time, a month will take on a certain flavor, tapping into a particular vibe.  As the days of August dwindled and the final tracks of the September mix rolled in, that was certainly the case.This month’s Trail Mix is an Americana gem, with lots of bluegrass, old time, and singer/songwriter material that is really hard to beat.Right out of the gate we have a tune that, recently, I described as being a nearly perfect song.  Tim O’Brien and Darrell Scott have long been two of my favorite songwriters.  Whenever they collaborate, goodness happens.  We are lucky to have “Brother Wind,” an older O’Brien tune, in our opening slot.  Scott and O’Brien included the tune on their recent release, Memories and Moments.Check out the great bluegrassy sounds of  Chris Jones & The Night Drivers and Ron Block, who is typically out on the road with Allison Krauss & Union Station, and the good time old time feel of The Sweetback Sisters, Finnders & Youngerg, and Old Buck.Trail Mix is also really big on the new record from The Whiskey Gentry.  “Dixie,” featured here this month, is a killer tune.Make sure to explore new material from Deer Tick, Peter Cooper, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, and much more on our free music download.  Take a listen, spread the word, and get out and buy music from the artists.  Catch them at a venue near you.  And tune into the Trail Mix blog; we’ll be giving away some music and festival tickets this month.last_img read more

KPAI condemns threats against students participating in Job Creation Law protests

first_imgThe Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) has urged regional administrations across the country to refrain from infringing on young people’s rights as an alleged form of punishment against students found to have participated in protests against the Job Creation Law.KPAI commissioner Retno Listyarti said she was concerned by reports of “threats” made by several heads of education agencies against student protesters.“[Student protesters] were warned they would be expelled, moved to Paket C [high school equivalent program] and transferred to schools [in remote areas],” Retno said on Wednesday as quoted by She went on to say that students who protested peacefully without committing any crimes must not be subjected to threats or punishments by authorities as they were merely exercising their right to free speech.“A child’s right to an education must still be fulfilled by regional administrations […] in accordance with the Constitution.”Retno called on every stakeholder in the sector to provide counseling to student protesters with the support and consent of their parents and teachers, instead of threatening them with expulsion.“The involvement of parents and teachers is crucial to hold a healthy dialogue,” she said. Read also: ‘We are not yet defeated’: Students condemn govt’s dismissal of jobs law protestsReports previously circulated of regional administrations cracking down on student protests against the omnibus law.Tangerang municipality and regency administrations had listed the names of student protesters on official police records with the intent of deterring their participation in future demonstrations.“[Students] will keep carrying their records. When they apply for jobs or continue their studies, [the police] will bring up their records,” Tangerang Police chief Sr. Comr. Ade Ary Syam Indradi said on Tuesday as quoted by Police chief Sr. Comr. Sugeng Hariyanto asked that parents discourage their children from joining the demonstrations against the omnibus law, noting that the administration would take strict measures against student protesters.“Parents must understand that students’ participation in the protests will complicate their graduation,” Sugeng said, adding that Tangerang municipality and regency had secured a total of 115 student protesters. (rfa)Topics :last_img read more

Michael Ryan names side for Munster quarter-final

first_img12 of the Tipp team beaten by Galway in the League final will start against Cork in tomorrows Munster Championship opener.Michael Ryan’s side are boosted by the return of Seamus Callanan from injury while John O’Keeffe comes in at corner-back for the injured Michael Cahill and Sean Curran replaces the suspended Jason Forde.Meanwhile former Tipp star Shane McGrath says the pressure of the favourites tag should suit the Premier this year. Having won the All-Ireland last year, Tipp will be out to prove that they are not a ‘once off’ team.Shane McGrath says the experience of the squad should stand to Tipp.Throw-in for the Munster quarter final is at 4 o’clock in Semple Stadium tomorrow afternoon and Tipp FM’s live coverage is in association with Mulcahy Car Sales Ardcroney, Nenagh and Raymie Ryan Lighting, Cashel.last_img read more