Mute Books is releasing Agit Disco, a book of personal playlists compiled by 23 writers documenting how music has politically influenced them. The collection began as a set of mix CDs and images, and each selection has annotations and illustrations. The writers who have contributed include Sian Addicott, Louise Carolin, Peter Conlin, Mel Croucher, Martin Dixon, John Eden, Sarah Falloon, Simon Ford, Peter Haining, Stewart Home, Tom Jennings, DJ Krautpleaser, Roger McKinley, Micheline Mason, Tracey Moberly, Luca Paci, Room 13 – Lochyside Scotland, Howard Slater, Johnny Spencer, Stefan Szczelkun, Andy T, Neil Transpontine, and Tom Vague.
The book is compiled by Stefan Szcelkun, edited by Anthony Iles, and published by Mute Books, who have set up a YouTube channel of playlists from the book. A launch for the book takes place at The Showroom, London on 8 December. More info here, or watch "English Girl" by Sister Audrey from John Eden's playlist below.