The Politics Of Sound

MUSE: Chasing Inspiration

Style: Expository

Format: Hour-Length Feature

SYNOPSIS:

An examination of the interaction between music and political movements over the years. By paying close attention to censorship and movements for change, The Politics of Sound explores a range of topics like the anti-apartheid movement (boycott of South Africa in Sun City) to the underground music of Eastern Europe during the Cold War era.

Each eposide discusses proponents, such as Billy Bragg, the German pop musicians who transit transitioned to the underground music of Eastern Europe during the Cold War era, eventuallyculminating with Pink Floyd’s brick in the wall concert, celebrating the fall of communism and including the Band-Aid phenomena which made politicians out of musicians.


ARTISTIC VISION: Our Unique Offering

A program which demonstrates music’s influence over social and political consciosness is an opportunity to provoke thought for future generations. By celebrating merit through music, we hope to inspire the next generation to music fans, to examine the platforms for music consumption. We also hope young music fans will become more aware and appreciative about Music History.