EP 1: Brexit Blues

Season 1, Episode 2,  Jan 12, 2021, 05:00 PM

Welcome to the Hear and Now, the podcast exploring the influence of socio-political themes and issues on the music industry. In this first episode on politics, joined by musicians Lizzie Ball and Jessie Murphy from Let Music Live, Liv dives headfirst into the new Brexit deal and the devastating impact its new migration system will have on the touring industry. The episode then breaks down examples of music as a reaction to politics, picking out tracks whose lyrics speak out against everything from the refugee crisis to Brexit itself.