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The Spin Im In: “Commons” Ground



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Well, my friend and fellow artist Kristin Hersh and I launched a new endeavor called CASH Music (Coalition of Artists and Stake Holders) this week that got some coverage in WIRED. I’ll fill you in with more details later as we’ve just barely scratched the surface with the site, but for now you can dig into Creative Commons, which we’ve embraced as a framework for our coalition.



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Donita Sparks

Donita Sparks

Donita Sparks is a singer/songwriter living in Los Angeles, CA. Her first solo record, Transmiticate, has been released nationwide and a US tour is booked for Spring and Summer 2008. Donita is also the co-founder and front person of the rock band L7 who have released six studio albums.

Her original scores can be heard in the upcoming feature film The Life of Reilly starring Charles Nelson Reilly and in online projects for Activision and Microsoft. In 1991 Sparks and L7 formed Rock For Choice with the Feminist Majority Foundation staging numerous concerts benefiting pro-choice organizations.
Donita has been a contributing writer at Firedoglake since July 2006 with her music column The Spin I’m In.