Mutualism, massive and the city to come: Jungle Pirate Radio in 1990s London

Soundings - ISSN 1362-6620
Volume 2021 Number 77

Mutualism, massive and the city to come: Jungle Pirate Radio in 1990s London
Tom Cordell, Malcolm James, pages 109-120
DOI: 10.3898/SOUN.77.08.2021

Abstract

1990s Britain was under Thatcherite continuity rule. But radio waves were appearing that carried fragments of the future: weekend broadcasts of a new kind of music - Jungle - were being illegally beamed across the city from the rooftops of tower blocks, appropriating them as the locus of an alternative cultural infrastructure. Pirate stations used newly emerging technologies to spread subversive sounds from the margins and to challenge dominant cultures.

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Tom Cordell, Malcolm James (2021) Mutualism, massive and the city to come: Jungle Pirate Radio in 1990s London, Soundings, 2021(77), 109-120

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