The Mysterious ‘Sugarman’ and Music Censorship

This week during the BCM111 lecture on 'Music and Resistance' we viewed the documentary film 'Searching for Sugarman'. Within the first five minutes I was intrigued by the mysterious tale of 'Rodriguez' and I needed to know more. Rodriguez AKA Sixto Diaz Rodriguez is a Mexican-American folk musician whose music was popular mainly in South … Continue reading The Mysterious ‘Sugarman’ and Music Censorship


Coachella: The Cultural Appropration Festival

"Cultural appropriation" is defined as the adoption or use of elements of one culture by members of another culture. Summer in America means 'festival season' and this includes The Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival held each year in the the Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert. With festival season comes a whole lot of … Continue reading Coachella: The Cultural Appropration Festival