Tuesday, October 12 2010
The entire show proves an exercise in how music can not only help people feel good, but also to raise their consciousness about the world's ills and feel empowered to go out and help change it.
Tuesday, September 21 2010
The Sound of Sunshine has to compete with the ultramodern trance orchestration of contemporary hip-hop even more than it has to compete with skin cancer, natural disasters, or climate change. Franti is beaming, his band are overwhelmingly pleasant, but the aesthetic is hollow.
Sunday, January 15 2006
A big, cathartic house party in which Michael Franti completes his circle.