Anarchist music?

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Eastern Barbarian
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May 14 2009 13:20

np sickdog24, i am not that bad after all smile
One of the members of Czarny Sztandar Records collective often works in UK so you might be able to get things delivered here by him and save outrageous prices of international postage..

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May 14 2009 13:25

ok man. next time im in the uk will have a look. dziekuje

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May 14 2009 13:44

oh, for some reason iassumed you are based in uk... well in that case best idea is just to write to them and find out.. perhaps they will be able to come up with some reasonable offer of postage because CDs are definitely worth having..

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May 19 2009 00:07

Wellclose Square, I am sure I saw one of those and was surprised to hear about his real work rather than the stuff he did for That's Life etc. A friend of mine saw him perform live and said he was excellent.
Thackray also did an album of covers of Jaque Brel songs I think, which would be great to hear.
As for Anarchist music didn't some of the Free Jazzers see themselves as anarchists? Cecil Talyor wrote some articles for surrealist review The Arsenal though I do not know if he considers himself an anarchist.

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May 19 2009 10:16

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_anarchist_musicians ... among composers, John Cage has to be mentioned, he said:

"I'm an anarchist. I don't know whether the adjective is pure and simple, or philosophical, or what, but I don't like government! And I don't like institutions! And I don't have any confidence in even good institutions."

and there is the German punk band Slime: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1fff7zrlmY

p.s.: Theodor W. Adorno wasn't an anarchist but also a composer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OOgKrmB8QY & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaO2ZZK9ljA

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May 19 2009 10:21
weeler wrote:
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Did he not ask for anarchist music?

Yeah and like working class solidarity music =)

That rules out a homophobic knobhead like Immortal Technique then.

lets be mates again <3

Oh jesus, you've already been outed as being completely ignorant about Immortal Technique...drop it already, seriously.

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May 19 2009 11:04

neither "anarchist" or "working class" but truly revolutionary: http://entdinglichung.wordpress.com/2009/05/17/musik-und-ballett-zum-sonntag-igor-strawinski-le-sacre-du-printemps/

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May 19 2009 15:12

You want some acoustic tunes? Jessie Williams is fantastic - http://jessiewilliams.webs.com/downloads.htm

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May 19 2009 15:46
Caiman del Barrio wrote:
weeler wrote:
jolly roger wrote:
sickdog24 wrote:
jolly roger wrote:
Did he not ask for anarchist music?

Yeah and like working class solidarity music =)

That rules out a homophobic knobhead like Immortal Technique then.

lets be mates again <3

Oh jesus, you've already been outed as being completely ignorant about Immortal Technique...drop it already, seriously.

You talking to me, weeler or Jolly Roger?

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May 19 2009 16:24

He qualified: "working class" music in general I think. I was always a big fan of old-school brit punk bands like The Clash and the Jam, and last year I discovered a band from that era that I had never heard. (Amazingly) The Redskins share some elements of the sound of groups like the Clash and the Jam, and though they are far from anarchist they are certainly "working class", in terms of their content AND as far as the tremendous amount of strike-support activism they were involved in during the reign of Thatcher. I am a sucker for this stuff. I think the two main dudes were actually members of the UK SWP, (boo!) but I don't hold that against them. I love Brit-rock-punk-pop of that era. Fuck, I am old.

October-dude: The proper term is "glean from" not "gleam from". Just an observation for your edification.

I can't wait to check out some of the stuff mentioned in this thread. Nice to see that someone mentioned Linton Kwesi Johnson.

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May 19 2009 16:31

Has no one mentioned the IWW big red songbook? If they did, I missed it, so I am mentioning it. There are some fabulously "anarchist" lyrics to be found therein. Of special interest to those of us who enjoy "old-timey" American music, and well, the IWW should be of special interest to anyone interested in anarchism as well.

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May 20 2009 09:10

Try Komintern - really nice prog

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Jun 4 2009 02:42

There's always The French singer Leo Ferre:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1PcOsbJbLI

The Youtube user VALESTAP has all sorts of old Italian anarchist songs, this is the best: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2luE8pdSM4&feature=channel_page

Pretty decent (I usually don't like white rappers) anarchist rapper Ko49 out of Ft Worth: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HEAQ-l09ds

Pretty bad anarchist rap out of Portland, Uncle Scams:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDmrd1Jly-Y

Emcee Lynx out of Oakland:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z81XbIgNRQo&feature=channel_page

Check out Folie A Trois from Spain, anarchist rap, example:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC-ebJ6cSaI&feature=channel_page

(more rap) Keny Arkana from France:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbJ6Vl5EchM&feature=channel_page

Finish up with some Dead Prez, of course:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MheKZ5lNEcY&feature=channel_page

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Jun 4 2009 12:07

All the anarcho-hardcore I know that is any kop.

Anchor from Sweden.

7 Generations from America. They do have a song about meat being murder I'm afraid. Chimera is a great intro though.

Proletariat from Boston. There's great interviews on the net about them talking briefly about their politics. British post punk angular sound. Beautiful.

RIFU from Norway. Really cool sound.

Time in Malta from America. Definite libertarian undertones. Did mention Rosseau in a interview unfortunately sad One of the best hardcore bands of all time.

Brother Inferior. Remember I found these, reading about the singer's membership to IWW. Lo-fi singalongs.

Verse from America. If they're not anarchists, I'll eat my hat. There wasn't any better around when these lads were playing.

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Jun 4 2009 16:57
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Proletariat from Boston. There's great interviews on the net about them talking briefly about their politics. British post punk angular sound. Beautiful.

I only have one song by them on a comp, but it's pretty amazing. Don't suppose there's anywhere good to find the rest of their stuff?

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Jun 4 2009 17:13

circle A

dont know too many red n black star

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Jun 4 2009 18:12
Farce wrote:
molly0000000s wrote:
Proletariat from Boston. There's great interviews on the net about them talking briefly about their politics. British post punk angular sound. Beautiful.

I only have one song by them on a comp, but it's pretty amazing. Don't suppose there's anywhere good to find the rest of their stuff?

Their best shit is on This is Boston Not LA. The LP (Soma Holiday) isn't as good.

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Jun 4 2009 18:15

Fucked Up also have a track about the CNT called No Pasarán.

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Jun 4 2009 21:25
Caiman del Barrio wrote:
Farce wrote:
molly0000000s wrote:
Proletariat from Boston. There's great interviews on the net about them talking briefly about their politics. British post punk angular sound. Beautiful.

I only have one song by them on a comp, but it's pretty amazing. Don't suppose there's anywhere good to find the rest of their stuff?

Their best shit is on This is Boston Not LA. The LP (Soma Holiday) isn't as good.

Heathen. Their best stuff is naturally their disco, Voodoo Economics and Other American Tragedies. Get on Soulseek, and do a search. A few folk will have it.

Soulseek is your best bet for music in general, but especially indie label or obscure stuff.

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Jun 12 2009 13:11

Alicia Keys
Boyd Rice
Death In June
Burzum
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
Girls Aloud
Fela Kuti
GG Allin
The Dicks
Buju Banton
Big Punisher
G.I.S.M
Wagner
Vile
Vegan Reich
Earth Crisis
Cro-Mags
Agnostic Front

Boris Badenov
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Jun 12 2009 13:39

Girls Aloud seems plausible, but Death in June anarchist? that's a bit of a stretch.

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Jun 12 2009 13:41
Edvard wrote:
Girls Aloud

I'm glad someone mentioned the defenders of anarchy

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Jun 12 2009 15:28

Berurier Noir are an anarchist punk band but they're more squatter types.

Noir Desir are sometimes claimed as anarchists but there isn't too much evidence in the lyrics, although they have played benefit gigs for the CNT-F.

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Jun 12 2009 23:30

.Edvard :
Alicia Keys
Boyd Rice
Death In June
Burzum
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
Girls Aloud
Fela Kuti
GG Allin
The Dicks
Buju Banton
Big Punisher
G.I.S.M
Wagner
Vile
Vegan Reich
Earth Crisis
Cro-Mags
Agnostic Front

cro mags? 'world peace cant be done, it just cant exist, world peace cant be done, anarchy's a mess'

alicia keys... hahahahaha niceee

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Jun 12 2009 23:44

burzum? this is a fucking NAZI band , same with death in june.. i will not even mention putting clowns like gg allin on that list..

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Jun 12 2009 23:56

im surprised skrewdriver isnt on there

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Jun 13 2009 10:20

Everyone loves that tosspot Buju Banton aswell, what with his "kill the gays", and "they're a load of bloodclots, ain't they 'guv".

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Jun 13 2009 17:01
Edvard wrote:
Alicia Keys
GG Allin
Vegan Reich
Earth Crisis
Cro-Mags
Agnostic Front

this I can dig
Earth Crisis shows in Sept, me and JDMF are going
'let the round-ups begin'

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Jun 13 2009 20:44

You can't fault Wagner's anarcho credentials, tho. Did you know that the first pressing of Tristran and Iseult actually came out on Mortarhate?

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Jun 13 2009 21:23
Farce wrote:
You can't fault Wagner's anarcho credentials, tho.

Indeed. Here he is fighting against the zionazis:

jef wrote:
Berurier Noir are an anarchist punk band but they're more squatter types.

they do have a pretty decent song about Makhno.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJvjUmZ8TUQ