8 Tracks: Of Political Resistance with Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart has always been a pivotal figure in the musical underground, born in 1960 he was a founding member of The Pop Group, a pioneering band which helped blur the lines between post punk, industrial rebellion, dub, free jazz and beyond.

8 Tracks: Of Political Resistance with Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart has always been a pivotal figure in the musical underground, born in 1960 he was a founding member of The Pop Group, a pioneering band which helped blur the lines between post punk, industrial rebellion, dub, free jazz and beyond.

The current climate is startling, political disarray and callous vicious cycle which seems as if it might never end. Brexit is just one part of a jigsaw puzzle in an utter mess with scattered pieces dotted carelessly across the globe...

Mark Stewart has always been a pivotal figure in the musical underground, born in 1960 he was a founding member of The Pop Group, a pioneering band which helped blur the lines between post punk, industrial rebellion, dub, free jazz and beyond. They were fierce and political, setting the tone for a new wave of British music and underground leaders with a whim to protest and rebel. 

Earlier this year Mute reissued one of Mark's most inconic records, "Learning To Cope With Cowardice". Now seem's as fitting as ever to invite him to curate and select music which has the potential to inspire the disenchanted and encourage resistance to the status quo of the political system. 

See below: 


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