Guest Spots: Georgia Anne Muldrow challenges the food system’s status quo

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Georgia Anne Muldrow: “Seeds”

Global food politics didn’t crop up on many albums last year, but it featured prominently on one: Georgia Anne Muldrow’s Seeds, the title track of which became known as a “diss track” to Monsanto, the infamous multinational agriculture company. Here the Las Vegas-based songwriter and record producer talks food, farming, and our environment of fear, giving us a lot more than two cents — pretty generous for an artist who admits she’s living paycheck to paycheck.

100 Unheralded Albums from 2010

Among the thousands of under-appreciated or under-publicized albums that were released in 2010, hundreds became our favorites and were presented in ALARM and on Of those, we pared down to 100 outstanding releases, leaving no genre unexplored in our list of this year’s overlooked gems.

Rita J

Rita J: Lyrical Resilience Sparks Hip-Hop Evolution

Rita Jackson works to represent the “middle-ground” woman in hip hop — unfitting of the sex-kitten or tomboy labels usually attributed to women in the genre — delivering smooth rhymes with a confident swagger.