In a time where inequality is rising faster than in a long while, austerity is all the rage (despite the warnings that this is only making things worse), and the various results of the Euro crisis, to mention but a few things, I’d perhaps expect a rise in political comment from music or even comedy, but apparently not, with a few exceptions. So here are ten artists who over time have made a stand, and commented (or advocated direct action in one way or another) on the political world they saw. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 181: Fight The Power”
Last year, a new artist from Sheffield appeared, apparently out of nowhere. Said artist was Randolph & Mortimer, and I featured their first single The Markets in Tuesday Ten: 162. Then in fortuitous timing, I received new single Debt Is King the other week, in time for Tuesday Ten: 180, and I took the opportunity to exchange e-mails with the artist, which turned into the interview below. So, anyway: introducing Randolph & Mortimer, of Sheffield, England.
Read more “Randolph & Mortimer – 2013 interview”
Amazing how time flies – the beginning of next month marks ten years since I started blogging, so the corresponding post next month may be slightly different to usual. In the meantime, here are ten songs you should hear from the past month – with, for the first time in a while, a heavily industrial leaning to proceedings. Read more “Tuesday Ten: 180: Tracks of the Month (June 2013)”