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"No Nukes? Really?" A Conversation with Joe Sumner

The Creative Climate / Episode 11

This one goes to 11. Perry and Kirsten corner singer/songwriter/guitarist/radio host/environmentalist/mensch/dad, Joe Sumner for an engaging back n' forth about Joe's post-Fiction Plane canon- a brand new album, forthcoming, called...

The Best Medicine

Liner Notes / Rollie Williams

Have you ever noticed how time slows down in those few seconds before you’re accosted by a guy with a clipboard outside of a Whole Foods? You try to avoid eye contact, but...

Why Is A Picture Worth A Thousand Words - Part 2

The Creative Climate / Episode 8

For Episode 8, host Perry Serpa chats with visual artist, TB Ward. Proud Yorkshire lad and singer/songwriter/guitarist of now-defunct UK indie band, Elevate, Ward has spent much of the past...

Love and Respect in the Sahel

Liner Notes / Fousseny Traoré

[Editor’s note:  One of the joys of being part of a global movement is meeting people from all regions of the world who are working toward a common goal.  We...

Are You Gen-Green??

The Creative Climate / Episode 7

“Be willing to be led by people who are not you.” --Elsa Mengistu  For this episode, Perry talks to Elsa Mengistu, the co-founder of Generation Green (Gen-Green) -- A youth led...

Eco-Anxiety: Another Co-Opted Struggle

Liner Notes / Tori Tsui

I don’t know how many times I’ve heard the term eco-anxiety over the last few years. And there’s a part of me that has realised that the term centres the mental health of white...

jaimie branch

The SOS Sessions / Episode 3

SOS Session 3 features jaimie branch, a Brooklyn-based musician and artist working in the areas of improvisation and composition particularly interested in extending and expanding the technical limitations of the...

All Love Aloe

The Creative Climate / Episode 4

  Perry and Kirsten interview the one and only, Aloe Blacc, artist and activist, well, "Artivist," a word he coined to harness the confluence of the two. "This is an exercise in...

Hieroglyphic Being

The SOS Sessions / Episode 2

In a worthy follow up to our SOS Sessions debut, we present a live PA set from one of the preeminent artists in contemporary electronic music, Chicago-based Hieroglyphic Being. He has...

West Africa

Audio Atlas / October 2020

The Sahel is a geographically and politically significant region in West Africa spanning 12 countries including Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mauritania. The Sahel comprises some of the world's poorest and most fragile states, and is regarded as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change.

We Live In Brooklyn, Baby

The Creative Climate / Episode 2

In Episode 2 of The Creative Climate, we shift our focus to Black Lives Matter. It’s no secret that climate justice and racial justice are linked, but it can be easy to take this fact for granted.

Brazil

Audio Atlas / October 2020

The combination of massive wildfires and systematic deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is not only threatening the existence of indigenous peoples, animals and millions of local residents living in Brazil, but also accelerating climate change globally.

More Powerful Than Oil Executives

Liner Notes / Naina Agrawal-Hardin

My family’s roots span multiple continents, yet our places of origin are more connected than they might appear. East Tennessee and Northern Bihar are both rural, poor, and uniquely vulnerable to the climate crisis....

Christine Renée

The SOS Sessions / Episode 1

Christine Renée kicks of the SOS Sessions inaugural season with a profuoundly vibey DJ set performed from a verdant field in upstate New York. Video artist Alex Czetwertynski adds rich texture to the production...