Well, at least partially. I have previously hailed this new original era of musical expression as Wambop, akin to the origins of hip hop in boom bap, the origins of rock in rock 'n' roll, and the origins of jazz in bee bop and blues. But of course no era is truly original, building inexorably … Continue reading Is K-Pop the new hip hop?
My debut EP, Born, is premiering at the Quarry Whitehouse Auditorium in Selwyn College, Cambridge, on 25 March 2022. (See below for details.) Artwork by Denis Istomin. To attend the first event where my new music is played and performed to a live audience, follow this link to the Google form for the premiere.
The capitalist social order both causes and exacerbates climate breakdown by misdirecting technological development and fragmenting what I call 'the social political economy'. As a social—not merely economic—order, capitalism restricts our ability to take the foot off the accelerator—let alone to slam on the brake. I advocate transitioning from capitalism’s disunified social political economy to … Continue reading The revolution will be unified: How to fight climate breakdown