Smashed Hits 2.0: Music Under Pressure (Index on Censorship)

Smashed Hits 2.0: Music Under Pressure (Index on Censorship)

By: Index on Censorship (editor), Jo Glanville (editor)Paperback

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Don't Stop the Music! Read about the songs they tried to ban, the musicians stopped for playing live, and the singers who are put on trial in the bumper Smashed Hits issue of Index. What a Carve Up! Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Clash manager Peter Jenner on hidden censorship in the music biz. Yalla! Cairo, Beirut, Amman: Musician Khyam Allami travel the middle east Finding Bird Jazz star Gilad Atzmon on Charlie Parker Kurdish Blues Kaya Genc on the singers they try to silence My Life is Under Threat Lapiro de Mbanga speaks to Index from his Prison Cell Plus! Chaza Charafeddine's Unmissable Divine Comedy Exhibition Index on Censorship is an award-winning magazine, devoted to protecting and promoting free expression. International in outlook, outspoken in comment, Index on Censorship reports on free expression violations around the world, publishes banned writing and shines a light on vital free expression issues through original, challenging and intelligent commentary and analysis, publishing some of the world's finest writers. Forthcoming December 2010: Issue 39/4, Writers in Prison For subscription options visit: the place to turn for free up-to-the-minute free expression news and comment Winner 2008 Amnesty International Consumer Magazine of the Year

About Author

Jo Glanville is Director of English PEN and joined the organization in September 2012 from Index on Censorship, where she served as an award-winning Editor since 2006.


Editorial - Jo Glanville Bring Music, Bring Life - Daniel Barenboim An Exclusive Interview by Clemency Burton-Hill Set Yourself Free - Colin Greenwood Technology Brings Radiohead Closer to Their Fans Words and Music - Will Self God Save The Queen The Deal - Peter Jenner Musicians Have to Play the Game to Succeed Banned: A Guide to Music Censorship - Marie Korpe and Ole Reitov Fight the Power - Malu Halasa Hip Hop Is the Sound of Modern Protest Sounds of Silence - Negar Shaghaghi Young Iranians Defy Convention to Make Music Notes from Underground - Simon Broughton The Challenges Facing a Female Singer in Tehran Primacy of the Ear - Gilad Atzmon The Education of a Jazz Musician Words and Music - Malu Halasa Chuy y Mauricio Dispatches from a New Generation - Khyam Allami The Independent Music Scene in the Middle East PART ONE: DIVINE COMEDY Body and Soul - Chaza Charafeddine Preview of the New Exhibition Words and Music - Femi Kuti Beng Beng Beng Killer Songs - Louise Gray Is There Some Music That Deserves Banning? Voice to the Voiceless - Lapiro De Mbanga The Cameroonian Musician Speaks to Index from Prison Coffee-House Blues - Kaya Genc Kurdish Musicians Are Battling against Prejudice Rocking Rangoon - Htein Lin Music and Resistance in Burma Tradition of Protest - Woeser A Singer Unafraid of Taboos in Tibet Trance Music - Rachel Aspden A Vibrant Culture Is Being Challenged by Orthodox Islam Control Shift - Jan Fairley Cuban Musicians Are Pushing the Boundaries Index A Round-up of Music Censorship Stories

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  • ISBN13: 9780857025319
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780857025319
  • weight: 290
  • ISBN10: 0857025317

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