articles tagged "protest music"

“Unitimidated” Rocks the Airwaves for the First Time

Tuesday, 24 December 2013 | buzz
"Unitimidated: Wisconsin Sings Truth to Power" book cover

“Twenty, twenty, twenty, twenty below, we’re unintimidated!” more »

History of Music as Protest

Monday, 17 June 2013 | buzz

On the Monday, June 17th 8 O’Clock Buzz John Halle, director of music theory studies at Bard University, joined Brian Standing to talk about the history of protest music in the United States – how it has changed as well as what parts have endured. For example, they talked about the revival of the Solidarity Sing-Along, a tune first heard during the Great Depression, in Wisconsin during the Capitol protests. Learn more about Halle’s political-historical music research here. Listen to the interview: more »

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