Documents For: Music Working Group

October 25, 2012 meeting notes

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report backs daphne: occupy jazz picket at blue note was great, solidarity was appreciated by union. broadway and orchestra is primary union income. Todd wants to build out organization. polar: union isn’t what we do. daphne: Todd can come down to talk. also union for free lance is option. polar: more musicians than clubs so […]

OWS MWG 2012 Parody Album Proposal

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hello all – so an idea that has been floating around the music group is to produce an OWS MWG “parody album” based on the top 10 hits of 2012.  These songs would be written in “occupy style” lyrically using either new instrumentals that we record or using the real song  karaoke-style instrumental tracks.  to […]

MUSIC SPOKES COUNCIL PROPOSAL

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what is it: a gathering of all vested parties who make music in and for NYC occupy, and also those who help support the production of musical action, works, and media. when: 2-3 hour meeting, preferably before the arts cluster meeting maybe on Nov 18th (7pm) at Common Ground in BK why: because it’s been […]

meeting notes october 18, 2012

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Akari, Matt, Adam, Daphne, Paul, Michael, Goldi, friend of Michael’s who plays music (I didn’t catch his name) Notes —report backs: spectra action, rainy but good; (R)occupy from September 26th  at the Parkside Lounge, which went well-the venue owners are pro occupy and we should consider working with them; occupy halloween, police problems with march […]

more visioning from meeting:

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Visioning for the future of ows music working group Question: what goals, plans, priorities, projects, actions, and attitudes do you want to see the working group facilitate in the next year? A list of responses: –”rock” –take on hip-hop, go after pop audiences and celebrities –winter project, parody album of hits of 2012 –occupy CMJ […]

October 4, 2012 meeting notes

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Meeting: Steve, Paul, Akari, Matt, Daphne, Goldi Question: what is our place within occupy? The GA is no longer functioning and thus arts & culture has mostly shifted to the cluster/affinity group model. Do we need the change or redefine our group relation? (There is an arts cluster meeting this Sunday in brooklyn where I […]

Year 2 Visioning:

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Hi all, Hope everyone is fully recovered from the Occupy the Barclays Center actions. Thanks so much to everyone who came out and supported the action(s). It seems like we have a gap in time where there are no major actions going on, and I was hoping that we could use that time to have […]

Sept meeting declaration

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hi everyone – Happy OWS year 2!  we’re coming off a pretty crazy week after our bronx occupation and concert last week.  if you didn’t see WhichSide.org, please check it out.  it’s a recording of the last song of Guitarmy/ Morello/ everyone of “which side are you on” featuring Jello Biafra, Michelle Shocked, the Chapins […]

Meeting Notes Aug 30, 2012

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Notes for Occupy Music Meeting 8/30/12 Facilitator Matt.  Notes. Jason. Attended: Goldie Daphne Akari IB Creek reportbacks bronx-sept 13 trial protest possible sleepful protest brooklyn- sept 12 bushwick march and performance staten island- no action queens- march to astoria sept 14 manhatten- sept 15-17 actions daphne discussed whether or not this meeting is a working […]

Meeting Notes Aug 23, 2012

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OWS Music/Guitarmy March Group reached consensus on having the march consist of a collection of actions rather than being an overnight, continuous march. Schedule Sep 10 – Staten Island? TBD Sep 11 – Boro TBD, Action TBD Sep 12 – Boro TBD, Action TBD Sep 13 – Boro TBD, Action TBD Sep 14 – Boro […]