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Introducing Sound Strike Songs

The Sound Strike is proud to announce Sound Strike Songs: an exclusive collection of mp3s to be sold exclusively at All proceeds will go directly to the Sound Strike Fund, which provides  needed resources to families caring for children in Arizona whose parents are detained or have been deported, immigrant rights organizing and legal defense.

Sound Strike Artists Conor Oberst and his band Bright Eyes have released the first official song online today, enttled “Coyote Song”.

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Monsters of Folk news

Monsters of Folk in Austin!

Monsters of Folk playing two shows in 2010, catch them at Stubb’s in Austin and Austin City Limits Festival. In case you missed it last time around, Monsters is Conor Oberst, Jim James, Mike Mogis, and Matt Ward joined by Will Johnson and they are epic. Jimmie Dale Gilmore supports on the Stubb’s show. Tickets and info for both can be found on the tour page

Bright Eyes Desaparecidos news

The Concert for Equality: video

On Saturday July 31st, 2010 in Omaha, NE, several bands including Bright Eyes, Cursive, Desaparecidos (their first live performance since 2002), and Lullaby For The Working Class gathered together to fight for equality by playing a benefit show for the ACLU Nebraska.

Check out a video documenting the show at The Sound Strike, who’s website contains much more information about what you can do to help support immigrant rights. We encourage you to check it out.