The protest song is dead: Why aren't Israeli rockers more political?

September 13, 2014 2:32 PM

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No less than trenchant lyrics, noise in music is a lethal instrument of protest. Why is so precious little of it heard on the airwaves?

I didn’t hear the unusual radio moment myself, but the friend who told me about it is a reliable source. It was about 15 years ago. The mother of a soldier who had been killed not long before was speaking on an Army Radio morning show. At the end of the interview the presenter, or maybe the mother, ...

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