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Get a free Paranoid Visions download EP

Posted on October 18, 2012
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Get your free Paranoid Visions 7-track EP with artwork here:  http://www.hotpress.com/paranoidvisions/ courtesy of Hot Press magazine.

I can thoroughly recommend it, with particular praise going to the first track Poles Apart which features Zillah Minx from Rubella Ballet.

Well worth purchasing in their new album Escape From The Austerity Complex on LP/CD

‘Never Mind the Politics – Here’s The Music’ on-line video documentary

Posted on October 16, 2012
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News Update - ‘Never Mind the Politics – Here’s The Music’ on-line video documentary Keeping you all  posted in what is going on in the world of justsaynotogovernmentmusic records.

This the first in a series of interviews with influential musicians filmed by Andy Higgins and Steve Pennington.

First up is TV Smith – (The Adverts, Cheap, TV Smith and the Valentines) filmed at Rebellion Festival Blackpool …. soon to be followed by interviews with Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys, Lard, Guantanamo School of Medicine), Dick Lucas (Subhumans, Culture Shock, Citizen Smith), Steve Drewett (Newtown Neurotics), John Robb (Membranes, Goldblade) and lots more.

The Project - With questions such as, 'where are the modern protest songs ?' and 'what has happened to political music?' becoming increasingly common, there is a growing realisation that politics is gradually disappearing from popular music culture.

By interviewing figures from across a variety of musical genres, we want to hear their views and to learn if politics really is being bleached out of music culture ... or is just operating in different and less obvious ways.

With consumerism relentlessly colonising all physical and cultural spaces, 'Never Mind the Politics .... Here's the Music' seeks to understand if popular music still offers hope for nurturing and recovering the 'political' in an increasingly 'anti-political age'.

Check out the links below and decide if politics really is being bleached out of music culture ... or is just operating in different and less obvious ways.

Part 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKFR3xhWVRY
Part 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nxo3Cgjgv_s

Our next scheduled release (jsntgm 026) is the debut 7” single from Stay Clean Jolene. It’s a cracking 3 track e.p. featuring members of Great St Louis and Leif Ericsson. We are releasing this in conjunction with our friends at Drunken Sailor, Eager Beaver and Rad Girlfriend – should be out in October / November 2012.

Keep warm, keep in touch and keep paying attention …..

Andy Higgins
JSNTGM Records
justsaynotogovernmentrecords - Blackpool - England
www.jsntgm.com

Gallon Drunk Stockton 1st Dec 2012

Posted on October 11, 2012
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Gallon Drunk play the Georgian Theatre in stockton on Saturday 1st December supported by Steve Cooke & Year Of Birds.

It's just £8 in advance and £10 on the door. For more details and information of forthcoming gigs visit Rock Garden Revisited

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