Politics of Music

Northern Soul

How 60s American soul shaped 70s Working Class Britain  In an interview with Mojo Magazine in 2012, DJ, anarchist, former Motown rep and record shop owner Dave Godin explained how he coined the term ‘Northern Soul’.  In the interview  he mentioned how he first mentioned it in his column in Blues and Soul in 1970, […]

Ungagged Podcast

Truth Revolution

The theme for this episode of the left political podcast Ungagged, introduced by Neil Anderson, is a quote: In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act George Orwell. Um. Possibly. And of course, this being Ungagged, our contributors have interpreted that in lots of different ways. Debra Torrance’s piece, Infectious Intolerance, […]