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The Clash Play "Guns Of Brixton"

Listen to this track by eclectic London punk rock folk heroes The Clash. It’s “Guns Of Brixton”, a key track as taken from their landmark 1979 album… 781 more words


Kanye Dumps Trump?

How did I miss the news that Kanye finally snapped out of that unbalanced Trump-lovin’ funk of a spell he was under and, after realizing his madness, eradicated all reference to the former bro billionaire, aka, our so-called president, aka, the dictator rising before our eyes, from his twitter account?! 74 more words


The Continuing Resonance of "Mississippi Goddam"

For reasons that should be obvious–and sort of rhyme with the words “Dump Conflagration”–I’ve been spending a lot of time this week thinking about protest music. 565 more words


Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Perform "This Land Is Your Land"

Listen to this track by New York-based, twenty-first century funk-soul standard-bearers The Dap Kings as led by vocal powerhouse Sharon Jones. It’s “This Land Is Your Land”, an American folk anthem as written by fascism-fighting songwriter Woody Guthrie, re-positioned here as a sweaty soul jam in a minor key. 854 more words


Art or Insensitivity?

Pop is expected to be easy. You hear a song once and you know the story almost instantly. However, when it deviates from the norm and becomes complex, it’s difficult to delve past the surface. 406 more words


The Long Ryders Play "Looking For Lewis And Clark"

Listen to this track by Americana and alt-country rock outliers┬áThe Long Ryders. It’s “Looking For Lewis And Clark”, a high point in their 1985 album… 789 more words


Waxwing Music: Hurray for the Riff Raff

Back on the scene.

Here’s my latest piece for the wonderful Waxwing Literary Journal. This is on the amazing Alynda Lee Segarra and her band… 49 more words