Day: May 18, 2008

Art

4080Records Presents: Banksy

Following up on our political graffiti post 4080Records is proud to present the king of subversive graffiti, Banksy. This UK resident artist has made a huge name for himself. His works have been featured in many of the most prominent galleries in the world. Instead of being reviled, his works have also been selling for […]

Music Politics

Songs of Sadr

In Iraq there is a whole genre of music designed to extol the virtues of fighters for Muqtada al-Sadr.  It’s gotten so popular that the Iraqi government has actually banned distributing it or even playing it in public.  NPR Radio has run a report on this little fiasco and it’s a fascinating read.  The man […]

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