Little Big Bangs (st) Little Big Bangs CD/Vinyl 2013 $10-15 May Day The May Day Orchestra Vinyl 2009 $12 Ota Benga The May Day Orchestra CD/Vinyl 2010 $10-15 Postcarious Breakaway CD 2014 $5-10
Tracts & Other Collective Declarations of the Surrealist Movement in the U.S., 1966-1976 Penelope Rosemont, Paul Garon & Franklin Rosemont 1997 276p 5 x 8 In 1966, the first indigenous Surrealist Group in the US was organized in Chicago. From there, it spread. This book is a compendium of … Continue reading The Forecast is Hot!
Black Hoboes and Their Songs [Including a CD of 25 original recordings!] Gene Tomko & Paul Garon 2006 296p 5 x 8 In this exciting new book, Paul Garon tells the story of African American migratory workers and the songs they sang: at work, in boxcars and hobo jungles, … Continue reading What’s the use of walking if there’s a freight Train Going Your Way?
The Story of a Small, Underground 1960s Revolutionary Group in New York City Anonymous 16p 5 x 8 Former street kids and university drop-outs, this is the story of the Motherfuckers, who wanted to destroy capitalism and all things it turned to gold when it touched them: art, music, drugs, the … Continue reading Black Mask and Up Against the Wall Motherfucker
Peter Doggett 2009 608p 6 x 9 Between 1965 and 1972, political activists around the globe prepared to mount a revolution. While the Vietnam War raged, calls for black power grew louder and liberation movements erupted everywhere from Berkeley, Detroit, and Newark, to Paris, Berlin, Ghana, and Peking. Rock … Continue reading There’s A Riot Going On
The May Day Orchestra CD/Vinyl 2010 The second ‘folk opera’ by The May Day Orchestra tells the story of Ota Benga, a pygmy man who was taken from Congo and put on display at the 1904 World’s Fair in Saint Louis. A simultaneous narrative about Roger Casement weaves into the songs as does … Continue reading Ota Benga
Or, Songs for Lucy Parsons The May Day Orchestra Vinyl 2009 “The ‘Folk Opera’ concerning the labor question” according to its liner notes, this is the debut release from The May Day Orchestra, a group started by Tim Rakel in 2008 to write historically-rooted albums with various musical accompaniment. Words for the songs … Continue reading May Day
Breakaway CD 2014 Breakaway is a darkwave/dance/punk/neofolk/witch house musician out of the north. Tracks: 1. Long Goodbye 4:05 2. The Crashers And The Snappers 3:44 3. Flotsam And Jetsam 3:56 4. At A Time 3:01 5. That Are Told That Unfold 3:22 6. … Continue reading Postcarious
Revolutionaries, Rock Stars, and the Rise and Fall of the ‘60s Peter Doggett 2007 608p 6 x 9 Between 1965 and 1972, political activists around the globe prepared to mount a revolution. While the Vietnam War raged, calls for black power grew louder and liberation movements erupted everywhere from … Continue reading There’s A Riot Going On
A Pictorial History of the Southern Tenant Farmer’s Union H.L. Mitchell 1987 96p 8 x 11 Founded near Tyronza, Arkansas, in 1934 by 11 white and seven black workers, within five years the STFU was organizing all across the South and counting its members in the tens of thousands. Reviving old IWW traditions of workers’ … Continue reading Roll the Union On