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Green Gartside discusses politics and cultural theory in pop music with Mark Fisher.

Wire contributor and author of Capitalist Realism, Mark Fisher discusses politics and music with Scritti Politti founder Green Gartside at the 2011 edition of Off The Page festival, which took place 11–13 February at The Playhouse Theatre, Whitstable.

The 2012 edition of Off The Page festival takes place 24–26 February at the same venue – the Playhouse Theatre in Whitstable. Speakers confirmed include Simon Reynolds, Vicki Bennett, Evan Parker, Jonny Trunk, Gavin Bryars, Dave Tompkins and more. Full details here, tickets available here.

Watch Colin Stetson's "SORROW: I"

Watch the full five minute video of Colin Stetson's "SORROW: I (Extract)", taken from his forthcoming reimagining of Henryk Górecki’s Symphony No 3.

Watch two videos by artist Lisa Busby

Watch “Platinum Ash Rose Gold” and “Hollow Blown Egg” by musician and artist Lisa Busby. Her debut release Fingers In The Gloss is out now via Bandcamp