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This is from and the mountains of Arizona. Listen To The Earth. There are lessons to be learned from the voices of the Earth, in the rhythm of Time, and in the magic of Life.
Get out there! This one is from the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in Man of the Mountains. This fictional account of an oldtime mountainman brings it all home.
In I walked the western quarter of the Grand Canyon, into Nevada, up the length of Nevada, across Idaho, and back to my home in Montana. It was my third time walking across Idaho. Somewhere in Nevada this chorus started carrying me northward.
Montana Moon In The Pines. This song poured out one spring day in Santa Rosa. A year later I was back in Montana. From , this is my attempt to capture their rough and tumble life, love, and song.
The Ballad of Willie and Millie. The Columbia Gardens was a beautiful amusement park and gardens in Butte, Montana. Many Montana families have years of memories tied to the place. Modern vinyl are made from PVC plastic and produce around 0. Current digital technology, however, gives us flawless music quality without physical deterioration.
Since our digital music is less tangible than vinyl or CDs, surely it must be more environmentally friendly? The information is then retrieved and transmitted across the network to a router, which is transferred by wi-fi to our electronic devices. The energy costs of listening to music can depend on the format we choose, but surprisingly streaming is the most power hungry Credit: Getty Images.
Once vinyl or a CD is purchased, it can be played over and over again, the only carbon cost coming from running the record player. A CD player uses So, which is the greener option? It depends on many things, including how many times you listen to your music.
If you only listen to a track a couple of times, then streaming is the best option. If you want to reduce your impact on the environment, then vintage vinyl could be a great physical option.
Rather than send their CDs to landfill, some people have imaginative ways to give them a second life as music streaming has become more popular Credit: Getty Images. In a world where more and more of our economy and social relations happen online, records, and other vintage music formats, buck that trend.
It seems that whatever the format, owning copies of our favourite and most treasured music, and playing them over and over again, might just be the best option for our environment. This article originally appeared on The Conversation, and is republished under a Creative Commons licence.