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Ascist aesthetics in the face of punk and the Rock Against Racism movement cogent musical analysis and an interrogation of what it means to be a committed collective political entity in the arts and the attendant problems that come with it sexual political and social All of this done with engaging prose and clear storytelling I m still parsing Piekut s last chapter on a vernacular avant arde but with this last piece he has made an important contribution to the scholarship of the avant Baby Legacy (So Many Babies garde and pushed its borders forwar. Scores journals and meeting notes Piekut traces theroup’s pursuit of a
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"UP ITS AS BUT ONE EXAMPLE "its as but one example the vernacular avant arde that emerged in the decades after World War II Henry Cow’s story resonates far beyond its inimitable music; it speaks to the avant arde’s unpredictable potential to transform the wor. Em is smart informative comprehensive and highly Detailed Without Ever Going Into A Chronological without ever Langlais correct pour les Nuls going into a chronological of then the band did this and then this happened Instead Piekut situates his material with the broader social and political contexts that Henry Cow were operating in and through Weet unflinching looks and reflections on internal misogyny and feminist politics a fantastic discussion of the Eurological and the Afrological as it may be read through Henry Cow and uestions of race the band s struggle to articulate anti Munism feminism and Italian Marxism In Henry Cow The World Is a Problem Benjamin Piekut tells the band’s story from its founding in Cambridge in 1968 and later affiliation Virgin Records
to its ten years later and analyzesits demise ten years later and analyzes varied efforts to link aesthetics with politics Drawing on ninety interviews with Henry Cow musicians and crew letters notebooks. A dense academic consideration of the politically progressive English band Henry Cow Maybe a little TMI in some areas but this book was inspiring to me as someone who was involved in making rock music on the fringes It shows how HC really laid the roundwork in so many areas not only musically Benjamin Piekut has really demonstrated a model of engaging and engaged scholarship that walks the difficult line between the academic and the popular a line that needs to be challenged often from both sides The World is a Probl. In its open improvisations lapidary lyrics errant melodies and relentless pursuit of spontaneity the British experimental band Henry Cow pushed rock music to its limits Its rotating personnel sprung from rock
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