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Abstract Groove is a show exploring an eclectic range of musical topics. Hosted by Simon Webbon, each episode focuses on a single place, time, instrument, musical movement or style, with a few songs thrown in amongst the chatter.

Abstract Groove is a show exploring an eclectic range of musical topics. Hosted by Simon Webbon, each episode focuses on a single place, time, instrument, musical movement or style, with a few songs thrown in amongst the chatter.
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United Kingdom

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Abstract Groove is a show exploring an eclectic range of musical topics. Hosted by Simon Webbon, each episode focuses on a single place, time, instrument, musical movement or style, with a few songs thrown in amongst the chatter.

Language:

English


Episodes

Protest Music and the Songs of the Working People

3/19/2018
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In episode three we honour the music of social protest movements and the songs of trade unions. From the Industrial Revolution and the American Civil War through to the Civil Rights Movement and contemporary anti-racist protest groups, music has been a tool for storytellers and activists to make themselves heard and inspire others. From NWA to Billy Bragg, songs of protest and social upheaval have changed the world. Facebook: http://facebook.com/abstractgroovepod/ Twitter:...

Duration:01:05:47

No Depression: An American Country Folk Story

3/6/2018
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In Episode two of the Abstract Groove podcast we discuss the alt.country scene of the late 20th century; giving a nod to No Depression magazine that helped it flourish, and highlight some transformative American roots, folk and country music. Facebook: http://facebook.com/abstractgroovepod/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/abstractgrvepod Web: http://abstractgroovepod.com Don't forget to subscribe!

Duration:00:51:18

Nordic Minimalism

2/19/2018
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In this episode our focus is on minimalist classical and jazz music from Iceland, Sweden and Norway. Tracklist: Johann Johannsson - Good Night, Day / Nils Frahm - My Friend the Forest / Bugge Wesseltoft, Henrik Schwartz & Dan Berglund - Valiant / Tonbruket - The Wind and the Leaves / E.S.T. - Behind the Stars / Jan Garbarek - Krusning / Espen Eriksen Trio - Could it be Magic / Susanna - Perfect Day Facebook: http://facebook.com/abstractgroovepod/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:42:37

Introduction

2/14/2018
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Abstract Groove is a show exploring an eclectic range of musical topics. Hosted by Simon Webbon, each episode focuses on a single place, time, instrument, musical movement or style, with a few songs thrown in amongst the chatter. Coming to iTunes and your favourite podcast apps later in Spring 2018. Don't forget to subscribe! Follow us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abstractgroovepod Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/abstractgrvepod Got an idea for an episode? Email...

Duration:00:01:11