Protest and Survive Mixtape!


I contributed a punk mix relating to the nuclear abolition movement in the 1980s to the Interference Archive ‘If A Song Could Be Freedom’ mixtape series. The mixtape series has been released online concurrent with the exhibition ‘If a song could be freedom…Organized Sounds of Resistance‘on view from June 25 – September 6, 2015.

The mix can be found on Interference Archive’s Blog, and through the Internet Archive.

Here is the playlist:

Protest And Survive!
A 1980s Punk Rock Nuclear Abolition Movement Mix by Brandon Bauer

“Living With The Bomb” – The Brigade (United States)
“Two Monstrous Nuclear Stockpiles” – Discharge (England)
“Limited Nuclear War” – Toxic Reasons (United States)
“Whose Bomb” – Chaotic Youth (Scotland)
“Ashes To Ashes” – Neon Christ (United States)
“Bombenterror” – Marplotz (Germany)
“I Hope You Get Drafted” – Dicks (United States)
“Hiroshima” – Dirt (England)
“Nagasaki Nightmare” – Crass (England)
“Fun Wars” – Dead Katss (England)
“Tapioca Sunrise” – Flux of Pink Indians (England)
“World War III” – Powerage (South Africa)
“Nuclear Armed Hogs” – G.I.S.M. (Japan)
“Kinky Sex (Makes The World Go Around)” – Dead Kennedys (United States)
“Drop The A-Bomb On Me” – O.D.F.X. (United States)
“Annihilation” – Crucifix (United States)
“Paranoid Chant” – Minutemen (United States)
“Live Fast Die Young” – Circle Jerks (United States)
“Rival Leaders” – The Exploited (Scotland)
“Arms Race” – B.G.K. (Netherlands)
“Their Decisions” – The System (England)
“Missile Destroyed Civilization” – MDC (United States)
“Doomsday Machine” – Stalag 17 (Ireland)
“When The Bomb Drops” – Subhumans (England)
“Protest And Survive” – The Varukers (England)
“Last Rockers” – Vice Squad (England)

The mission of Interference Archive is to explore the relationship between cultural production and social movements. This work manifests in an open stacks archival collection, publications, a study center, and public programs including as exhibitions, workshops, talks, and screenings, all of which encourage critical and creative engagement with the rich history of social movements.

Interference Archive is located at 131 8th Street — #4, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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