Pete Wilky and Grov Moluvsky discuss their recent book The Difference We Make which presents a straight-talking, no-nonsense view of the corruption and abuses of governments and corporations through the lens of popular music culture.
Although the tradition of music as a vehicle for protest and resistance has steadily been eroded by the corporate music industry, throughout the decades many grassroots movements have survived and even thrived amidst gathering tyranny and suppression. The Difference We Make takes a tour of Mod, Punk, Indie and many other music scenes that have spawned outspoken and controversial figures, talking to many well-known writers and musicians along the way. Music has the power to change human consciousness, but can it rise to the critical challenges of our age?
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