This is the old MessageBoard of the SpearheadVibrations Website (offical website of Michael Franti & Spearhead until 2010) which was running there more than 6 years before it was outsourced.
With the success of the band they changed their web-team
ordered a new website (with most current web-standards / features)
and let the long following community alone
I saved the forum on my webspace and now it's more like an archive than a busy forum but worth to have a look what the spearit-community was talking about ...