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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/audio/2011/mar/04/music-weekly-protest-songs

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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