Thursday, November 17, 2011

Strike the Root: Lessig & ccMixter Release New Concept Album

Artists Remix 'Get Money Out of Politics' Message under Creative Commons License

Strike the Root Artbook coverIn support of Rootstrikers everywhere getting money out of politics, today Professor Lawrence Lessig releases his new ccMixter album, Strike the Root.

The album features remixes of Lessig's spoken word and the community's original songs, poetry, and samples -- over 100 remixes of open source music were contributed to the Strike the Root Remix Project.

Rootstrikers has just joined forces with MSNBC’s host Dylan Ratigan’s “Get Money Out” campaign with a new organization called United Republic.To enjoy Strike the Root as a CD-quality download, join the ccMixter Green Room. To obtain a physical copy of the Strike the Root CD-Artbook, join the ccMixter Blue Room. For a signed copy of Lessig's new book Republic Lost along with the he Strike the Root download and physical CD-artbook, join the ccMixter Purple Room. All contributions are shared with the artists and nonprofits United Republic and

Read the Strike the Root press release.

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