Tag: Gulf Coast Recovery

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: Lil’ Wayne On Top, BP On Bottom

Stories coming from the Gulf of late are a mix of “open for business” optimism and never-ending stains from last year’s spill. And of course, the music never stops. So here’s a quick update on what’s happening in my favorite region of the country.

Posted in Gulf Coast Recovery

New Orleans inspired musicians to gather for a cause 5 years after Katrina

Five years after the hurricane, today, musicians from various genres got together, thanks to Air Traffic Control and Future of Music Coalition, to pay homage to a unique culture with a compilation of influential New Orleans grooves called Dear New Orleans.

Posted in Uncategorized, Music and Activism, Gulf Coast Recovery

STS9 Releases Remix Album to Help Rebuild in New Orleans

Today Sound Tribe Sector 9 releases Peaceblaster: The New Orleans Make It Right Remixes. All proceeds will go toward building a house in New Orleans through the Make It Right Foundation. The album features tracks from 30 artists, including Pretty Lights, the Glitch Mob, Count Bass D, Richard Devine, Eskmo, and Alex B., Ronald Jenkees….

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New Orleans still working to find its footing in education rebuilding

When it comes to the rebuilding of the Gulf Coast, we’re more likely to see stories about housing, business and employment than education — which is why we thought this story on the state of elementary and secondary education in New Orleans was so interesting. Here’s the situation. As families returned to New Orleans following…