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Laibach’s Spectre

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Laibach
Spectre
Mute, 2014

There have always been doubts about just who Laibach are and what they are up to. First who are they? The band is a collective so it is never too clear where “who” ends, Read more …

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Why Music?
A Look at Art & Propaganda

Anne Vallayer-Coster, "Attributes of Music," 1770

Anne Vallayer-Coster, “Attributes of Music,” 1770

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Music can influence our emotions and the quality of our judgments.

Our emotions play a key role in how we reason. If we are emotionally out-of-whack, then we will not be able to reason as effectively. Music is the art form that is most able to dissuade us from thinking critically.

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The Story of 4AD:
Martin Aston’s Facing the Other Way

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Martin Aston
Facing the Other Way: The Story of 4AD
London: The Friday Project, 2013

Towards the end of Martin Aston’s monumental history of the 4AD record label he claims that one of the label’s later signings was “guilty of lacking transcendence” (p. 550). Read more …

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Black Metal:
Revolución Conservadora en la cultura popular moderna

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Desde el punto de vista del nacionalismo racial, el género musical conocido como Black Metal es uno de los fenómenos más significativos en la cultura popular moderna de las últimas dos décadas. Read more …

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How Soon is Now?:
The Madmen & Mavericks Who Made Independent Music 1975–2005

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Richard King
How Soon Is Now?: The Madmen and Mavericks Who Made Independent Music, 1975–2005
London: Faber & Faber, 2012

Richard King’s How Soon is Now? is subtitled “The Madmen and Mavericks Who Made Independent Music 1975–2005,” and that is an accurate description of the book’s contents. The idea of charting the history of indie music from the perspective of the record companies and distribution networks, rather than the bands, is an interesting and novel one. Read more …

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Suckers!

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Songwriter Serge Gainsbourg was born Lucien Ginsburg in France in 1928. He died in 1991. His parents were Ukrainian Jews. Actress Charlotte Gainsbourg is his daughter. Gainsbourg’s overriding musical agenda was to inject American popular culture and Jewish pornography into French popular music. His life was a series of deliberately engineered media scandals.

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Billy & Alexa Ray Joel

Andy Warhol, "Before and After 4," 1962

Andy Warhol, “Before and After 4,” 1962

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I had a somewhat antagonistic discussion with my son when he was home from college this Christmas. I was trying to tell him about the need to be aware of Jewish influence on his life. We were arguing, not so much about the Jews per se, as about whether my ideas had done me any good.  Read more …

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Fire & Ice’s Fractured Man

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Insofar as Fire and Ice’s music can be described as “folk” it is the folk music of the ancient skalds and scops, far antecedent to the recent folk revival even if elements of tradition are latently present in that revival. Insofar as it is “gothic” music it is so in the sense described by Edred Thorsson in “The Secret of the Gothick God of Darkness” –  Read more …

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Black Metal:
Revolução Conservadora na Cultura Popular Moderna

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Do ponto-de-vista do nacionalismo racial, o gênero musical conhecido como Black Metal é um dos fenômenos culturais populares mais significativos das últimas duas décadas. Porém, ele pouco tem sido discutido por acadêmicos e comentaristas politicamente simpáticos. Read more …

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“De la Rey” & “Afrikanerhart”

Bok van Blerk accepting the Best Selling Album Award for Afrikanerhart, South African Music Awards, 2010

Bok van Blerk accepting the Best Selling Album Award for Afrikanerhart, South African Music Awards, 2010

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In 2006 Afrikaans singer Bok van Blerk (the stage name of Louis Pepler) won notoriety in South Africa and abroad for a song and music video called “De la Rey.” The song ultimately made him famous and remains his best-known hit. To date he has released three studio albums and starred in four music videos and one movie.

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