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Stephen Malkmus: “Part of the wallpaper in a capitalist system”

Stephen Malkmus: “Part of the wallpaper in a capitalist system”

The former Pavement frontman is laidback in London. (Drowned In Sound) Continue reading

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This Festival Kills Fascists

This Festival Kills Fascists

Exploring Roma culture at Budapest’s Sziget festival against the backdrop of the rise of Hungary’s far right – and enjoying a dish of rooster testicle stew. (The Quietus) Continue reading

Rice Dream

Rice Dream

Looking into a federation of small farmers in Uttaranchal state to find out more about the impact that Fairtrade accreditation can have in rural India. (Fairtrade Foundation) Continue reading

Eels

Eels

Mark Oliver Everett discusses Eels, being mistaken for a terrorist and the mysteries of space and time. (Drowned In Sound) Continue reading

Vote Afghanistan!

Vote Afghanistan!

Havana Marking and Martin Herring’s new documentary looks at the Afghan voting system, and compares it to the British election campaign. (Dazed & Confused)
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Staff Benda Bilili

Staff Benda Bilili

Staff Benda Bilili discuss life in the Democratic Republic of Congo, living with polio and how they came to make their remarkable music. (Drowned In Sound & World Health Organisation) Continue reading

The Greatest Silence

The Greatest Silence

How organisations like UMAMA are, in some way, able to rekindle hope after the horrors of rape as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (Congolese Dawn) Continue reading

Frank Dobson MP

Frank Dobson MP

LSE student. Labour’s London mayoral candidate. Shakespeare documentary maker. Secretary of State for Health. West Ham fan. Frank Dobson has been all of these things and more. (The Beaver) Continue reading

Hütz Attacks

Hütz Attacks

The Gogol Bordello frontman on ‘The Pied Piper of Hützovina’ and getting pissed off when asked if he’ll ever settle down. (The Beaver) Continue reading

Satire For Art’s Sake

Satire For Art’s Sake

Ralph Steadman is one of Britain’s most respected artists and satirists. Famed for his distinctive, splattered-blood painting style, he talks about his late friend Hunter S Thompson, his partnership with Will Self and why Tony Blair may just be the closest thing to absolute evil. (The Beaver) Continue reading

The Naked Poet

The Naked Poet

Benjamin Zephaniah publicly rejected an OBE and recorded a protest song for Nelson Mandela with The Wailers. He is a reluctant radical, a wordsmith whose music and writing have helped fight inequality and racism. (The Beaver) Continue reading