HeadCount Community

Umphrey’s + Brooklyn Bowl = Home

Umphrey’s four night run at Brooklyn Bowl reminded one HeadCount volunteer what it means to feel part of a music community.

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

Another Winner’s Tale: Camp Bisco

The winner of the Camp Bisco “Signs of the Times” contest tells how a little activist-networking landed her a chance to meet one of her favorite bands.

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

Government Raids Gibson Guitars

Gibson got raided by the Feds for allegedly importing endangered wood. But it’s the Feds – who have not charged Gibson with any violations – who are coming under fire.

Posted in HeadCount Community, Sustainability and Climate Change

Artists Speak Out with “Signs of the Times”

If a picture is worth a thousand words, than what do you get when mixing pictures, words and musicians? — How ’bout a virtual imprint of the American psyche, straight from the minds of James Murphy, Questlove, Wayne Coyne, Bob Weir and more than 50 other artists?

“This Is A Subliminal Message…” Is Not A Subliminal Message

Apple hates subliminal content SO much they’ll remove some albums… sometimes… when they feel like it.

Posted in HeadCount Community

DMB Caravan Contest Winner Shares a Touching Tale

A devout DMB fan shares the touching story behind the photo that won the DMB Caravan Chicago “Signs of the Times” contest.

Posted in HeadCount Community

Wilco and their Label Release Free Compilation to Support Public Broadcasting

Artist such as Wilco, Dr. Dog and Tom Waits are offering a free 16-track compilation to anyone who pledges support for public broadcasting.

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community

Chris and Keely’s Festival Adventure Part 5: Gathering of the Vibes

It can be agreed that Gathering of the Vibes was a perfect way to end the summer festival adventures, even though the heat was oppressive the music and vibes were truly great.

Posted in Music and Activism, HeadCount Community, Tour Journals

Vets Deserve More

More vets committed suicide in ’09 than died in Afghanistan. Now Even as the war draws to a close, our soldiers still face an uphill battle at home with depression, PTSD, drug use, homelessness, and financial uncertainty.

Posted in Human Rights, HeadCount Community

Red Hot Wants Filmmakers

Red Hot, the HIV/AIDS organization that raises money through compilation albums and benefit concerts, has made it’s whole catalog available to aspiring filmmakers who want to create short videos on their behalf. They’ve even offered a $2,500 prize and trip to NYC for the best one.