Thursday, 10 March 2016

Episode 12: Black Study Group: Notes on Music & Money

                              
                                                                         Image: Jamal Cyrus, Wont Even Mention Gold (2014)


This episode, 'Notes on Music and Money', is produced by the Black Study Group. The Black Study Group is Dhanveer Singh Brar, Simon Barber, Victor Manuel Cruz, Ciaran Finlayson, Sam Fisher, Lucie Mercier, Fumi Okiji, Ashwan Sharma and with a special mention to Atticus for his guest appearance.





Tracklist
Dennis Brown, 'Money in My Pocket'
James Brown, 'Money Won't Change You (But Time Will Take You Out)'
The O'Jays, 'For the Love of Money'
Matana Roberts, 'How Much Would You Cost?'
B L A C K I E, 'I Write On Money'
Bessie Smith, 'Gimme a Pigfoot And a Bottle of Beer'
Bessie Smith, 'Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out'
Wu Tang Clan, 'C.R.E.A.M.'
The Notorious B.I.G. ft. Mase and Puff Daddy, 'Mo Money, Mo Problems'
Frank Ocean, 'Not Just Money'
Frank Ocean, 'Super Rich Kids'
Shalamar, 'Take That To The Bank;


References
Cedric Robinson, Black Marxism: The History of the Black Radical Tradition
Fred Moten, In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition
Amiri Baraka, 'The Changing Same: (R&B and New Black Music)'
Jacques Attali, Noise: The Political Economy of Music
Paula Chakravartty and Denise Ferreira da Silva, 'Accumulation, Dispossession, and Debt: The Radical Logic of Global Capitalism - An Introduction'
Karl Marx, Grundrisse
Saidiya Hartman, Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery and Self-Making in Ninetheenth Century America
Christina Sharpe, Monstrous Intimacies: Making Post-Slavery Subjects
Stefano Harvey & Fred Moten, Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study
Alfred Sohn-Rethel, 'Economics and Knowledge'