Prophets Of Rage Release Mash Up Of Unreleased Tracks

Prophets Of Rage Release Mash Up Of Unreleased Tracks

The revolutionary musicians Prophets Of Rage: Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, Chuck D, B-Real and DJ Lord released a mashup today of three new unreleased tracks and their latest release, ‘Heart Afire’ into a brand new video. Named after the famous Malcolm X speech ‘The Ballot or the Bullet’, the video is aimed squarely at turning out voters to next week’s US midterm elections. As the group states in the music video, “There are…

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Prophets Of Rage Release Mash Up Of Unreleased Tracks

Prophets Of Rage Release Mash Up Of Unreleased Tracks

The revolutionary musicians Prophets Of Rage: Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, Chuck D, B-Real and DJ Lord released a mashup today of three new unreleased tracks and their latest release, ‘Heart Afire’ into a brand new video. Named after the famous Malcolm X speech ‘The Ballot or the Bullet’, the video is aimed squarely at turning out voters to next week’s US midterm elections. As the group states in the music video, “There are…

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Kanye West announces he is distancing himself from politics

Kanye West announces he is distancing himself from politics

I think we can all breathe a sigh of relief if its actually true that Rapper Kayne West, or Ye as he is now known, is purposely taking a step back from politics.  That deserves a bit of applause actually. It was most disturbing when Kanye sat down with President Trump earlier this month, to discuss his thoughts on a variety of things; it was more like watching a train wreck in slow motion really. …

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Radiohead defy boycott in Israel; should bands be so political?

Radiohead defy boycott in Israel; should bands be so political?

In a world where bands take stands on everything from the smallest social justice issues to Donald Trump. More and more people seem to look up to them as role models and expect them to conform to their beliefs and ideals. Radiohead are a band that has been around long enough to go through this time and time again. With a lot of people who spend an awful lot of their time quick to call…

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Brexit versus the U.K music industry

Brexit versus the U.K music industry

Brexit. Everybody’s least favourite word, turned into a viral soundbite for most of the last year. With the June snap election looming, many are wondering what the music industry is going to look like. The fallout from the vote itself was instantaneous. With the pound dropping and prices increasing for music downloads, equipment and potentially even live event tickets. This hits not only artists, but the general public as well. The UK music industry has…

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How will Brexit affect the U.K Music Industry

How will Brexit affect the U.K Music Industry

As the summer’s Brexit negotiations draw near. But the question of how the outcome will affect us and our livelihoods is increasingly relevant. Apart from the weakening of the pound. the true effects of leaving the EU remain to be seen. Assuming, as seems increasingly likely, the negotiations result in a ‘hard Brexit’. With no free market or free movement, the impact on the music sector will be significant. There are several, mostly negative effects, that we can likely…

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