chat // indie // punk // folk // eclectic
Fortnightly geekery with Oliver and guests. Start with a combination of folk tinged indie, punk and post rock. Take a guest with a strong passion for music Add some chat Enjoy: eclectic often lurching musical experience. Passionate about a subject/genre of music you think people should know about? email [email protected] and come on air to tell us about it.
09/10/2012 // War
This week's episode looks at how popular music in the 20th and 21st century have dealt with and examined the oldest of human activities - war.
From popular music as being part of the effort to maintain national morale in WWII, the songs protesting the state of affairs in America created by the Cold War and the war in Vietnam and realisation from the 90s that that pop music has limited from of protest.
Does pop music teach us anything new about war?
Is entertainment medium a poorly set up to deal with the horrors of human conflict?
Why do metal heads have such a boner for suffering?
We'll be back next week with a cheerier theme.
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