Music and Anarchism: A Black and Red Directory of Musical Genres

Illustration: Diane Bianca Bonfils

- Radios

- Talks

These pages have been made possible thanks to the contributions of David Brown, Recollection Books and Dr. Leonard Lehrman

- Alternative Rock

- Bands

- Cabaret

- Classical Music

- Folk

- Industrial, Gothic and Anarchic

- Jazz

- Musical Theater

- Off-Broadway

- Opera

- Punk

- Radios

- Rapp

- Singer, Song Writer

- Songs



Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich (Switzerland) 1917 Since the end of the 19th century, when artists, bohemians and anarchists shared many views about (...)


Evan Greer, folk/rock/punk artist


HEBLE, Ajay and FISCHLIN, Daniel eds. Rebel Musics: Human Rights, Resistant Sounds, and the Politics of Music Making

Black Rose Books, 2003: 280 pages, 6x9, bibliography, index, photographs. Paperback ISBN: 1-55164-230-1;Hardcover ISBN: 1-55164-231-X; eBook (...)

Arena 3. Anarchism in Music

CONTENTS Introduction — Daniel O’Guérin ; 1 Daniel O’Guérin — What’s in (A) Song? An Introduction to Libertarian Music? ; 2 David Rovics — Busking (...)

ANTLIFF, Allan. "RUINS for Violoncello Quartet"

“RUINS for Violoncello Quartet,” Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies 2:2 (2011): 31-32.

CROOKS, Edward. "Silence: 50th Anniversary Edition. John Cage"

Modernism/Modernity. Baltimore: Apr 2012. Vol. 19, Iss. 2; pg. 409, 3 pgs Abstract (Summary) Despite lengthy technical passages on (...)

ZERZAN, John. "Tonality and the Totality"

" Like language, tonality is historically characterized by its unfreedom. We are made tonal by society: only in the elimination of that society (...)

PORTIS, Larry. French Frenzies: A Social History of Pop Music in France

Lightning Source UK Ltd, 2004 ISBN: 1589395476 A lively history of French popular music. The book is unique in showing how French forms of (...)

FERRUA, Pietro. "John Cage: An Anarchist put on file by the Brazilian police" ["John Cage: anarquista fichado no Brasil" (in portuguese)"

VERVE. Revista do NU-SOL - Núcleo de Sociabilidade Libertária; Programa de Estudos Pós-Graduados em Ciências Sociais PUC-SP. N° 4 (2003), p.20-31 (...)

"Anarchism" ? Did you say "anarchism"?

Music is an important part of contemporary youth culture and the 1980s revived an age-old tradition among anarchists. Indeed, there has often (...)

Anarchy in Milton Keynes

Everyone has their own definition of anarchism. One I find generally useful is the first three paragraphs of the article Peter Kropotkin was (...)