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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

TEAM UP

5/26/2022
LET'S TEAM UP TOGETHER AND MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:03:30

Freedom on the Air, Part 4: Anarchism & Social Movements

9/23/2021
Finally! This is part 4 of a 4-part radio documentary series on anarchism from 2004, produced at CKUT community radio in Montreal. This episode is Freedom On the Air Part 4: Anarchism and Social Movements. This radio documentary series has been unavailable for a long time online...until now! Enjoy, and create trouble. We'll be back to regular Rebel Beat programming soon. Track listing: 0:00 - Intro 0:56 - Deschooling 2:30 - Matt Hern 9:23 - Anarchsim in Africa 9:51 - Ashanti...

Duration:01:02:43

Freedom on the Air, Part 3: Theory & Practice

8/27/2021
Part 3 of a 4-part radio documentary series on anarchism from 2004, produced at CKUT community radio in Montreal. This episode is Freedom On the Air Part 3: Theory and Practice. This radio documentary series has been unavailable for a long time online...until now! Subscribe to our podcast feed so you don't miss the other parts! Track listing 0:00 - Intro 0:47 - The Federation Anarchiste (France) 1:26 - Structure and organization of the F.A. 5:02 - The F.A. and immigration...

Duration:00:50:22

Freedom on the Air: Part 2

8/6/2021
Part 2 of a 4-part radio documentary series on anarchism from 2004, produced at CKUT community radio in Montreal. This episode is Freedom On the Air Part 2: Anarchist History. This radio documentary series has been unavailable for a long time online...until now! Subscribe to our podcast feed so you don't miss the other parts! Track listing: 0:00 - Intro 1:12 - The First International 2:40 - Benoit Desgreniers (NEFAC) on the First International 12:36 - Haymarket Square 14:08 - Howard...

Duration:00:54:42

Freedom on the Air, Part 1: Anarchy 101

7/30/2021
Not a regular episode of the Rebel Beat, but over the next few weeks we'll be re-releasing a 4-part radio documentary series on anarchism from 2004, produced at CKUT community radio in Montreal. Hope you enjoy Freedom on the Air part 1: Anarchy 101! This radio documentary series has been unavailable for a long time online...until now! Subscribe to our podcast feed so you don't miss the other parts! 3:11 - What is anarchy? 3:31 - Misconceptions in the street 4:48 - Anarchy and...

Duration:01:03:06

105: A People's History of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Part 2

5/27/2021
Our states are failed, but our side has to win. In part 2 of our series A People's History of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, we hear from Efrim Manuel Menuck who plays guitar in the band. Amidst a late-April snow storm in Montreal, and on the 20th anniversary of the anti-FTAA protests in Quebec City, we talked with Efrim about the last 25 years of the band, the movement against capitalist globalization, our rejection of Zionism, student uprisings, and hope. Missed part 1 of this series? Have a...

Duration:01:08:58

104: A People's History of Godspeed You! Black Emperor

5/1/2021
For the last quarter-century, Godspeed You! Black Emperor have been putting out epic, orchestral, anarchistic rock music. Their albums and legendary live performances have fuelled radical social movements in their hometown of Montreal, and all around the world. To celebrate the release of the band's latest album G_d's Pee at State's End!, The Rebel Beat is doing a 2-part people's history of Godspeed You! Black Emperor. This first episode features a conversation between host Aaron Lakoff,...

Duration:01:17:22

103: I Pity the Country – The Life and Legacy of Willie Dunn

4/18/2021
After a long winter hibernation, The Rebel Beat is finally back and ready to roll out some new episodes this spring! On this episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with Lawrence Dunn, the son of the late folk singer Willie Dunn. Willie Dunn was of mixed Scottish/Irish and Mi'ma'ki ancestry, and wore many hats throughout his prolific career. He was a powerful anti-colonial songwriter, a film director, an activist, and even took a run for elected office once. Some say that his music didn't...

Duration:00:46:36

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