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A Firebrand Records podcast

A Firebrand Records podcast

Location:

Canada

Description:

A Firebrand Records podcast

Language:

English

Contact:

514-448-4041


Episodes

A Rebel Beat Update - April 2021

4/5/2021
After a long hiatus, we have some very exciting news from The Rebel Beat HQ, including some new episodes and documentaries rolling out this spring. Stay tuned! Like this podcast? Then support us! www.patreon.com/rebelbeatradio

Duration:00:05:25

102: Test Their Logik on 10 years since the G20 in Toronto

6/15/2020
Exactly 10 years ago this June, Toronto was a battleground. The G20 had just invaded the city, with the leaders of the world’s largest economies meeting behind fortified fences to discuss pillaging the world. Outside were thousands of us, there to crash the meeting. The massive demos, and some rioting that followed, gave way to the largest mass arrest in Canadian history. Two of those people arrested were our guests on the program today, Testament and Illogik of the long-standing anarchist...

Duration:00:56:18

101: Brivele & Anti-Fascist Klezmer from Then 'Til Now

5/25/2020
Today we’re going back in time in a way and exploring some Yiddish radical classic tunes with Brivele! Brivele is a Seattle-based anti-fascist klezmer folk-punk trio who braid together oral history, Yiddish language, contemporary and old-country musical genres, American Vaudeville, and visual arts. Check out their Bandcamp page here! I had a chance to speak with two members of the band a while ago, Stefanie and Maia, and they talk about the lineage of this music, and why it’s just as...

Duration:00:48:24

100: A Mayday Love Letter and Collective Playlist

5/1/2020
This is it! We've finally reached the milestone of 100 episodes of The Rebel Beat. And to make it all the more sweet, this is our Mayday special! Franklin Lopez, long-time anarchist agitator, video ninja, and founder of Submedia is back to co-host as we discuss the history of The Rebel Beat, the significance of Mayday, the Wet'suwet'en uprising against pipelines, and staying rebellious in these pandemic times. PLUS, we have a ton of Mayday greetings and shoutouts from artists and rebels...

Duration:01:34:35

99: Irreversible Entanglements

4/22/2020
Irreversible Entanglements are a liberation-oriented free jazz collective formed in early 2015 by saxophonist Keir Neuringer, poet Camae Ayewa (a.k.a. Moor Mother) and bassist Luke Stewart, who came together to perform at a Musicians Against Police Brutality event organized after the slaying of Akai Gurley by the NYPD. Their music is soothing, chaotic, powerful, and deeply rooted in movements for Black freedom and resistance. Today on the Rebel Beat we're joined by Keir and Luke from the...

Duration:00:51:15

98: Snotty Nose Rez Kids

4/14/2020
The Snotty Nose Rez Kids, an Indigenous hip-hop duo hailing from the Haisla nation, join us to chop it up about their new EP "Born Deadly", the #ShutDownCanada movement against pipelines and artist life under COVID-19. Like this podcast? Then support us! www.patreon.com/rebelbeatradio Paypal: rebel@ckut.ca Tracklist - Snotty Nose Rez Kids :

Duration:00:46:04

Rapid Dispatch - We're Back

4/13/2020
Just a quick note to say that we're coming back with some more Rebel Beat episodes very soon! Hang tight, and make sure you're subscribed!

Duration:00:01:59

Episode 97 – An Update From Wet’suwet’en

1/20/2020
https://ia601409.us.archive.org/15/items/funkyrevolutionsjanuary182019/The%20Rebel%20Beat%20Funky%20Revolutions%20Episode%2097.mp3 Happy new year! And welcome back to another edition of The Rebel Beat. On this edition, I wanted to share a radio program I guest-hosted on CKUT radio in Montreal, Funky Revolutions. What you’re about to hear is a 2 hour music mix of funky soul, hip-hop, reggae, and folk, with a […]

Duration:01:53:16

Episode 96 – Natural Sympathies

10/18/2019
https://ia601504.us.archive.org/26/items/episode96final/Episode%2096%20final.mp3 Natural Sympathies is the solo project of the talented & visionary artist Amber Goodwyn. It is synth-pop with deep hooks and layering, powerful lyrics, and a very danceable live show. Amber is a musician, a mother, a community radio programmer, and a feminist. She joins us on this episode of the Rebel Beat […]

Duration:00:53:41

Episode 95 – Josh MacPhee’s Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels

9/23/2019
https://ia801501.us.archive.org/28/items/rebelbeatepisode95final/Rebel%20Beat%20episode%2095%20final.mp3 Josh MacPhee does beautiful art. He is a member of the Justseeds collective, and if you love their work, you might have some of his prints up on your wall. In recent years, Josh has turned his focus from visual art and graphic design to revolutionary music, and he is the author […]

Duration:00:56:56

Episode 94 – Egyptian Rebel Tunes

9/5/2019
https://ia601401.us.archive.org/33/items/rebelbeatepisode94final/Rebel%20Beat%20episode%2094%20final.mp3 Welcome back to another episode of The Rebel Beat! This episode is reminiscent of the old format of this show, 2 hours of live radio, done at our beloved CKUT radio in Montreal during a residency Aaron was doing for the Montreal Sessions. Our special guest on the program is one of […]

Duration:02:04:55

We’re Back! Episode 093: Backxwash

8/19/2019
https://ia601405.us.archive.org/2/items/mtlsessionsaug13finalpodcast/MTL%20Sessions%20Aug%2013%20final_podcast.mp3 ** Do you like this podcast? Then support us on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/rebelbeatradio After a prolonged hiatus for most of 2019, we’re back with a brand new episode of The Rebel Beat! This one is a bit of a throwback to our old format, since it’s part of a residency we’re doing at […]

Duration:01:58:58

Episode 092: Big Announcements for 2019

12/19/2018
This is our last episode of the Rebel Beat for 2018, and we have some big news about the podcast as we head into 2019. Ryan Harvey of Firebrand records joins us to talk about that news, plus some of his favorite music of the year, and what it means to be a working-class […]

Duration:01:27:10

Episode 091: 18 Year Old Xiuhtezcatl Throwing Down for The Land & People

11/29/2018
What’s up! Welcome to the latest edition of The Rebel Beat for November 2018! Our special guest on the show this month is Xiuhtezcatl! Xiuhtezcatl is maybe the busiest, fiercest, and most accomplished 18-year old we’ve ever spoken with. He’s an Indigenous hip-hop artist based out of Boulder, Colorado, a youth activist, and he’s […]

Duration:01:03:18

Gritty: The Anti-Fascist Hockey Hero – Changing On The Fly

11/4/2018
https://ia601503.us.archive.org/20/items/RebelBeatFeedCOTFGritty/Rebel%20Beat%20feed%20COTF%20Gritty.mp3 Hey Rebel Beat listeners! We interrupt our regular programming to bring you another episode of Changing On The Fly, Aaron’s other podcast, that we think you’re gonna love. Check it! How did Gritty, the new mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers, become the new mascot for the American anti-fascist movement? Gritty is a […]

Duration:00:35:50

The Rebel Beat 090: The Union Thugs, Music, and Direct Action

10/24/2018
Oi! Oi! Vey! Welcome to the latest episode of The Rebel Beat! Straight outta the ranks of Montreal’s Wobblies, we’ve got an interview with The Union Thugs. The Union Thugs are a folk-punk band who take a page from the little red song book, and give a nod to the great working class music […]

Duration:00:53:40

Changing On The Fly Episode 1: This Game We Love, On Stolen Land

10/3/2018
Hey Rebel Beat listeners! We interrupt our regular programming to bring you something special – the very first episode of Changing On The Fly, Aaron’s new podcast on hockey and radical politics! If you want to follow along with all future episodes, subscribe to Changing On The Fly now wherever you get your podcasts (Apple, […]

Duration:00:37:02

The Rebel Beat 089: Alanis Obomsawin – Legendary Abenaki Musician and Filmmaker

9/26/2018
On this month’s show, we bring you into the studio and into the mind of the legendary Abenaki Indigenous musician and filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin. Alanis is 85 years young, and has a prolific career with over 50 documentaries under her belt. But while many know her as an inspiring documentarian, fewer knew her as […]

Duration:01:00:44

The Rebel Beat 088: Kimmortal on Pipelines, Power, and Vancouver’s Finest FemmeC’s

8/29/2018
On Episode 88 of The Rebel Beat, we have the pleasure of meeting Kimmortal. Kimmortal is a queer non-binary pilipinx artist based on unceded, unsurrendered Coast Salish Territories also known as Vancouver, BC (Canada). Her music is an inspiring mix of hip-hop, RnB, and guitar-driven pop, all with a radical, empowering message. Check Kimmortal […]

Duration:00:58:25

The Rebel Beat 087: Sounding off with the anarchist music journalists

7/23/2018
This month’s episode of The Rebel Beat podcast features an interview with two people who are huge inspirations for the work we do on this show – Ron Sakolsky and Sheila Knopper. They’re anarchists. They’re grassroots music journalists. They’re radio pirates. And among them, they’ve got a well of music knowledge deeper than the […]

Duration:00:59:17