Read about the songs they tried to ban, the musicians stopped from playing live, and the singers who are put on trial, in the bumper Smashed Hits 2.0 issue of Index
CATEGORY: Volume 39.03 Autumn 2010
Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood explains why the band released their last album direct to their fans
My song Beng Beng Beng was a simple, light-hearted love song coming from an African man’s perspective.
In the summer of 1977 I was 15 years old and wore an old tropical linen jacket I’d bought in a charity shop for a quid. It wasn’t so much off-white...
Cameroonian singer Lapiro de Mbanga gives an exclusive interview to Daniel Brown from prison on protest, politics and the art of satire
In the new issue of Index on Censorship magazine, Daniel Barenboim tells Clemency Burton-Hill why music provides a model for living and governments continue to fear the power of its influence