Our good friends Buck and Shanti Curran of Arborea are putting together an incredible benefit CD for the African Relief Project and World Food Program… this is NOT to be missed. Incredible lineup, all around.
“Hi everybody, Shanti and I have been busy organizing and curating a compilation cd of some of our very favorite folks. The tentative release date for the comp is March 21st, 2009 and will be released on our label Borne Recordings/Acuarela (U.S. distribution through Darla Records). All proceeds are going to be donated to World Food Program (United Nations agency) to help with special and Very important relief operations and emergencies in places such as Darfur region of Sudan,Uganda, and the Congo. The confirmed lineup is – Marissa Nadler & Black Hole Infinity, Devendra Banhart, Mi and Lau, Fern Knight, Rio en Medio, Larkin Grimm, Arborea, Alela Diane, Mica Jones, Big Blood, Micah Blue Smaldone, Cursillistas, Magic Leaves, The Plains, Starless and Bible Black, David Garland, Ora Cogan, Eric Carbonara, Jozef Van Wissem, and Silver Summit. Also, our friend Lyndsay recently introduced us to an intense and beautiful film called War Dance, about 3 children from the Acholi tribe in Uganda. Music is a very important part of their lives.”
Click above for a clip of War Dance!