Tag: music

    An album with the voices of endangered bird species hit the top of the Australian music chart

    The album of recordings of bird voices was in the top 3 of the leading Australian music chart ARIA, bypassing Drake, Taylor Swift, and Billy Isle. Songs of Disappearance contains 53 short tracks with the most endangered Australian birds. Researchers had to hide for hours in the bushes to record some voices. In particular, the […]

    Billie Eilish is PETA 2021 Person of the Year for “championing animal rights”

    PETA NGO announced on December 1 that Billie Eilish is their 2021 Person of the Year for “championing animal rights, never staying silent about injustice, and using her influence to push the fashion industry to recognize that cruelty is never in style.” She gets people to listen – and not only to her music. She […]

    Massive Attack presented a plan to make music concerts more eco-friendly

    The British band Massive Attack, together with scientists from the Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research in Manchester, presented a plan to reduce carbon emissions at music concerts.   Main recommendations         refusal of flights;       service of concerts by electric cars;       rejection of diesel generators at […]

    Music bands that highlight environmental problems using mass culture

    This article is not about a particular song but about a social phenomenon. Let’s start with the 2021 composition and video clip of the most “eco-friendly” thrash metal band worldwide, Gojira from France. They play no worse, and maybe even better than the famous Brazilian band Sepultura, which regularly addresses the topic of forest conservation. […]

    Coldplay will extract electricity for concerts from jumping fans

    British rock band Coldplay has announced an “eco-friendly” concert tour supporting their Music of the Spheres album, released on October 15. According to the musicians’ website, the carbon footprint of their performances will decrease by 50% compared to their performances in 2016-2017. To achieve its stated goals, Coldplay will use renewable energy in their shows […]

    Glastonbury festival in the UK: drug traces from on-site urination could harm rare eels

    This story is all about eco-mismanagement on music festivals and lack of control of illegal drugs spreading in the UK. Let’s check it, thankfully to The Guardian. *** Scientists have found what they called environmentally damaging levels of illegal drugs in the river running through Glastonbury festival owing to public urination on the site. Researchers […]

    The live events industry in the UK will be completely zero waste by 2030

    The UK live music industry launched the Beyond Zero Declaration campaign during A Greener Festival’s Green Events and Innovations Conference yesterday. The new campaign is fronted by LIVE Green, the sustainability arm of the UK’s live music Industry Venues and Entertainment alliance. All 13 association members of LIVE endorsed the Beyond Zero Declaration, a voluntary […]

    Eco-friendly music festivals: a cool case in the Netherlands
    14 Aug 2021

    Nowadays, music festivals are becoming more environmentally friendly. The festival of electronic music of the Dutch brand DGTL became a precedent in the world. The company has entered into a new partnership with SkyNRG, a market leader in biofuels (a global leader and pioneer in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). From now on, DGTL guarantees that […]