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Acting in Concert

Music

Recommended reading:

Critique of Exotica: Music, Politics and the Culture Industry, by John Hutnyk, Pluto Press, 2001.

The Rough Guide to World Music Vol 1 & 2, edited by Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, David Muddyman, and Richard Trillo, Rough Guide Reference Books, 1999.

The Rough Guide to Internet Radio, LA Heberlein, Rough Guide Reference Books, 2002.

Index on Censorship: Smashed Hits, Volume 6, 1998.

Acting in Concert: Music, Community, and Political Action by Mark Mattern, Rutgers University Press, 1998.

Rhythm and Resistance: Explorations in the Political Uses of Popular Music, by Ray Pratt, Praeger, 1990.

Policing Pop, edited by Martin Cloonan and Reebee Garofalo, Temple University Press, 2003.

Recommended viewing:

This award-winning film documents the rich tradition of South African resistance music and freedom song. A soundtrack is also available.

Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony, directed by Lee Hirsch, 2002.
www.amandla.com

Recommended listening:

To complement a magazine on music, we've included a free CD sampler of anti-war songs by both established artists and exciting new unsigned bands, produced for us by the Peace Not War collective. We hope you enjoy it!

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