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Dorian Lynskey joins Alexis Petridis to discuss protest songs and ask “Where is the politically motivated music of 2011?”

Apparently they think that the lyrics are more toned down and subtle than they used to be. But as I noticed in Unconvention last saturday that the assumption here is that we are listening to chart sounds or at the least music from major media playlists – which to my mind ‘naturally’ exclude that very thing – the fiercest and most vulgar of protest culture in all its forms.

See also Guardian unlimitedmusic on Faceboook

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