Mat Ward takes a look back at January's political news and the best new albums that related to it.
In a month when Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists rose up all over the world, there was plenty of new music providing inspiration. Here are the best new albums that relate to this month's political news.
Day 4: Wilcannia to Menindee Lakes
Day 3: Bourke to Wilcannia
Day 2: Brewarrina to Bourke
Well-documented corruption on a huge scale has dried out the Murray-Darling river system. Aboriginal communities along the rivers and its tributaries are calling it genocide. From September 28 to October 4, Aboriginal activist Bruce Shillingsworth helped those communities hold the Yaama Ngunna Baaka Corroboree Festival. Green Left Weekly's Mat Ward, who took his nine-year-old son on the second bus, gives a blow-by-blow account of the trip.
Day 1: Sydney to Brewarrina
Mat Ward takes a look at 10 new albums with something to say on politics and struggle around the world.
The world is literally burning up in August 2019 and there's little to get excited about, but musicians are fighting back with some strong protest music that will make you feel good. Here are the best new albums that related to this month's political news. What albums would you suggest? Comment on Twitter, Facebook, or email.