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Here's this month's radical record round-up, which actually features more than 20 albums (count them). What album, or albums, would you suggest? Comment below, on or .

1. NERINA PALLOT - THE SOUND AND THE FURY

Here's this month's radical record round-up, with an emphasis on Indigenous resistance. What album, or albums, would you suggest? Comment below, on or .

1. THE BASICS - THE AGE OF ENTITLEMENT

Here's this month's radical record round-up, from queer house to riotous ska. What album, or albums, would you suggest? Comment below, on or .

1. RUPAUL - REALNESS

Here's this month's radical record round-up, including a response to the "Reclaim Australia" rallies. What album, or albums, would you suggest? Comment below, on or .

1. SUPER BEST FRIENDS - STATUS UPDATES

Here's this month's radical record round-up, from songs for warriors to chants for socialists. What album, or albums, would you suggest? Comment below, on or .

1. WAR ON WOMEN - WAR ON WOMEN

Here's this month's radical record round-up, from Japanese robotics to Italian hardcore. What album, or albums, would you suggest? Comment below, on or .

1. DAVID ROVICS - MEANWHILE IN AFGHANISTAN

This year seemed to have more than the usual quota of politically potent albums. Here, in no particular order, are 52 from 2014 - one for every week of the year. What album, or albums, would you suggest? Comment below, on or . * * * 1. BRISBANE BLACKS - INVASION DAY MIXTAPE

Spoiled Indentity EP Iron Reagan Relapse Records April 1, 2014 Radical punk-metal supergroup Iron Reagan have just released a free 13-track EP and are now playing it live across the US. Vocalist Tony Foresta and drummer Ryan Parrish answered some questions for Green Left Weekly's Mat Ward while they were driving to Dallas. ***
Condemned To The System Nausea Willowtip Records Released January 7, 2014 www.facebook.com/nauseala
Live in K-Town Random Hand Bomber Music April 1, 2013 www.randomhand.bigcartel.com West Yorkshire ska band Random Hand blend hardcore, reggae, punk and dub with plenty of politics. Bassist-vocalist , talked to Green Left’s Mat Ward about their new live album. ***
Efforts And Means Astpai Jump Start Records, 2012 www.astpai.org Austrian hardcore punks Astpai jack up heavy slabs of guitar with speeding snares and leering lyrics. They serve up a rare and biting musical take on Austrian politics. Green Left’s Mat Ward spoke to frontman Manfred Herzog, also known as Zock. ***
Vibes, Love, Revolution Fear Nuttin Band Released 2012 www.fearnuttinband.com Fear Nuttin Band blend Jamaican culture with American hardcore punk in the hybrid genre of “yardcore”. The Massachusetts-based group also throw in plenty of pugilistic politics and sharp satire. Front man Prowla and guitarist Christafari Regan spoke to Green Left's Mat Ward.
This World Is Dead Blockheads January 2013 www.blockheads-grindcore.fr French grindcore band Blockheads have hammered out a solid reputation in the European extreme music scene over the past two decades. Their lyrics spit bile against corruption, colonialism, the corporate media, inequality, pollution, pro-lifers and much more. Mat Ward spoke to bassist and vocalist Erik about their new album, This World Is Dead, and the political situation in France.
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