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Social activism in music is alive and well and living at Sub City, a three-year-old record label started by indie in·die  
n. Informal
1. One, such as a studio or producer, that is unaffiliated with a larger or more commercial organization.

2.
 music guru Louis Posen. Sub City, an imprint im·print  
tr.v. im·print·ed, im·print·ing, im·prints
1. To produce (a mark or pattern) on a surface by pressure.

2. To produce a mark on (a surface) by pressure.

3.
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, gives 5 percent of the retail price of every record sold to charity. Participating bands include The Weakerthans (left), Thrice thrice  
adv.
1. Three times.

2. In a threefold quantity or degree.

3. Archaic Extremely; greatly.
 (far left), and Against All Authority. To date, the label has raised more than $100,000 for twenty charities, including the National Hopeline Network, Prison Radio, Women's Justice Center, and the Redwood Justice Fund.

"It's one thing to purchase music by a band you like, but it's another to purchase a record and know that there is a bigger idea at work behind its release," Posen says.

For more information, go to www.subcity.net
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Date:Jun 1, 2002
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