Thursday 21 January 2016

Episode 5: The Free Association Part I

Discussing the relationship between popular culture, music and social movements with Brian Layng, David Harvie, and Keir Milburn of The Free Association.

Tracklist (Free Association selections)
John Coltrane, Resolution (breakdown)
Crass, End Result
Gang of Four, Why Theory
Heaven 17, (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang
Malcolm X, Keith LeBlanc, Sell Out
David Bowie, Rock n Roll Suicide
Joy Division, Love Will Tear Us Apart (Live)
Buzzcocks, Boredom
Scritti Politti, Skank Bloc Bologna
Style Council, Walls Come Tumbling Down
23 Skidoo, Helicopterz
Flux of Pink Indians, Tube Disasters
Orbital, Chime
Chumbawamba, Revolution

See the collection of texts on The Free Association website.
The Free Association, Moments of Excess: Movements, Protest and Everyday Life, PM Press, 2011
David Harvie, Keir Milburn & Brian Layng, "Why are comedians, not musicians, talking about a revolution?" the Guardian, 12 May, 2014. 
Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus, University of Minnesota Press, 1987.
Rodrigo Nunes, The Organisation of the Organisationless: Collective Action After Networks, PML, 2014.