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Brett Callwood

52 posts by Brett Callwood

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 26: Stand Up for the Dixie Chicks

September 18, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week stands up in the defense of the Dixie Chicks.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 25: Straight Edge

September 11, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about the rise of straight edge.

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Des Rocs Breathes New Life Into Rock & Roll

September 10, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

The man born Danny Rocco has been singing, writing, and performing his entire life — playing bars in punk bands since he was 13.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 24: Art in the Face of Trump

September 4, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week shares some musicians’ opinions on today’s politics.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 23: Anarchy in the USA?

August 28, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week looks at the association of the anarchy symbol and punk.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 22: Video Games Don’t Kill People, Guns Kill People

August 21, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about gun violence in America and the attempt to place blame on video games, TV shows, movies, and music.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 21: Taylor Swift Owns Kid Rock Without Trying

August 14, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week takes down Kid Rock’s recent comments on Taylor Swift.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 20: The Same That Burn Crosses

August 7, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about Rage Against the Machine.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 19: No Thanks Boris

July 31, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about the new UK prime minister Boris Johnson.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 18: Be Part of the Solution

July 24, 2019 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about MC5.