Abstract Groove: An eclectic music show
About This Show
An eclectic music show for the curious. Abstract Groove is a bi-weekly podcast exploring a wide range of musical topics. Presented by Simon Webbon, each episode focuses on a different place, time, instrument, musical movement or style, with a few songs thrown in amongst the chatter.
Most Recent Episode
Protest Music and the Songs of the Working People
5 days ago
In episode three we honour the music of social protest movements and the songs of trade unions. From the Industrial Revolution and the American Civil War through to the Civil Rights Movement and contemporary anti-racist protest groups, music has been a tool for storytellers and activists to make themselves heard and inspire others.
From NWA to Billy Bragg, songs of protest and social upheaval have changed the world.