Posts Tagged ‘ class ’

Clampdown – Pop-cultural wars on class and gender

Mar 5th, 2013 | By

THE GREATER ROCK‘N’ROLL SWINDLE by Rhian E. Jones ‘A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.’ – Antonio Gramsci ‘Rock’n’roll is not just an important part of our culture… It’s immensely important to the future of this country.’ – Tony Blair, 1994 The picture taken in July 1997 at

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What if you never come down?

Nov 30th, 2012 | By

Taken from Uncommon, the history of the Jarvis Cocker’s 1990s Britpop band, Pulp,through sex, pop, class war and Sheffield by Owen Hatherley. At the heart of this book is one of the most spectacular stories of emergence and disappearance in popular music – a group rising from the grimmest of circumstances to improbable success, followed

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