Emerging from the civil rights movement in the USA, Curtis Mayfield is one of the best exponents of radical soul music and his music lives on, as remembered by John Wheeler.
For LGBT History Month, Colin Wilson presents a history of queer music in 21 tracks.
How can anti-fascists find a cultural politics to fit the current moment? David Renton speaks to Colin Revolting about Rock Against Racism, the Anti Nazi League and his new book, Never Again.
Kate Bradley interview Mark Abel, author of Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time
Ruth Gregory, one of the organisers of the 100,000-strong Rock Against Racism carnival of 1978, talks to rs21 about anti-racist organising from then to now.
The 1978 Rock Against Racism carnival rallied 100,000 young people against the advancing far right. What were they fighting – and why was this particular fightback so very powerful?
An interview with Martin Hewes of the Redskins, to some the true inheritors of the Clash's crown as the radical rockers
The first Rock Against Racism carnival took place forty years ago, on April 30 1978.
Amy Downham is inspired by a recent book about music and politics. I met Dave Randall a few years ago on an antiracism march. I had...
Lois C reviews a musical project that captures the energy and excitement of the latest wave of global resistance. For most readers of this review the...