Music Gear News
Jason Mraz's 'sexy' solar power
Jason Mraz thinks touring would be "sexier" with solar generators and algae fuel.
The 'I'm Yours' hitmaker and eco-activist has decided he wants others to follow suit with him and give their touring a "make-over", so they would see how easy and effective going green is.
He told huffingtonpost.com: "The touring world could stand a make-over. We use so much fuel and electricity to put on concerts that it would be a lot sexier to travel with solar generators and truck and bus convoys that run on Algae fuel."
Jason, 33, also explained how he goes to great lengths to try and set a good example by p[lanning his tours to be as ec-conscious as possible.
He said: "We seek out locations where BioDeisel is available, only choose green hotels, and we do not allow plastic water bottles. We eat locally and travel light, hoping to stimulate each local economy fairly and leave no trace of our being there other than seeing smiles on peoples faces.
Jason has been particularly vocal about the deepwater horizon oil disaster in the Mexican Gulf earlier this year - which has affected much wildlife and sealife around the coasts of Louisiana and Alabama in the US - and said he is likely to write about it in some of his forthcoming songs.
He added: "Everything in life influences my music. I've always used songwriting as a means to share what I think is profound. Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness."Posted on 8 Oct 2010 06:45 to category : Music News
Related Music News
Remidi are nearing the launch of their much anticipated Remidi T8, a glove that grants the user the ability to make music with their hands alone
Open to the public, the DJ decks are led by professional sound engineers and music producers encouraging commuters to try their hand at mixing.
The MEGS initiative aims to break small companies and emerging artists into overseas markets
Not Impossible Labs have developed a vest that is aimed at providing an equal experience for deaf and non deaf concert goers alike.
Classic FM's Illustrious Music Teacher Awards are set to the biggest ever, showcasing the outstanding educational achievements of music teachers from across the UK
In a bid to retain the standard of musical education across the board, the UK government endeavor to preserve their teaching incentive
Recent Music News
Builiding on their reputation for developing cutting edge music gear and accessories, Samsons new Z series bring professional audio quality and transparency to the table
With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.
His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material
Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package
A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218
Opening a public forum on Facebook, Behringer are looking to make the dream product, catering to their customers every need.