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Brett Callwood

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 58: Good Ol’ Country Broil

September 16, 2020 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about country musicians taking a political stand.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 57: Musicians Have Their Say on Kamala

September 9, 2020 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week shares some artists’ reactions to Kamala Harris being announced as Joe Biden’s running mate.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 55: A Misfit Makes a Grave Error of Judgement

July 29, 2020 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about Misfits singer Michale Graves’ recent social media posts.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 54: Yeezus for President? Hell No!

July 15, 2020 | By Brett Callwood

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

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 53: You Can BET the Mask is Gone

July 1, 2020 | By Brett Callwood

Basslines and Protest Signs is Brett Callwood’s column looking at the intersection of music and politics. This week talks about Trump’s recent sharing of a video with a white supremacist message, on the same day as the BET Awards.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 52: The Rulers and the State

June 17, 2020 | 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 Black Lives Matter protests and the response to it—both good and racist.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 51: Protest and Survive

June 3, 2020 | 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 Black Lives Matter protests and highlights some public figures’ thoughts on them.

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 50: Trapt in Privilege

May 20, 2020 | By Brett Callwood

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

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 49: We’ve Been Right Here Waiting for Richard Marx

May 6, 2020 | By Brett Callwood

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

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Basslines and Protest Signs Part 47: A Tiger Saw a Man (and the Man was the Bigger Predator)

April 8, 2020 | 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 current obsession with Joe Exotic.