Decolonizing Pop Music

Decolonizing Pop Music
by Holger Lund

Colonialism is not over, it’s just less visible, especially in culture. As a curator of the Berlin based label Global Pop First Wave focussing on non-western pop music, scholar Holger Lund sees himself entangled in neo- or post-colonial paradoxes. An essay about the dialectics of westernized local and global pop music and why its decolonization is inevitable.

Read full text: http://www.fluctuating-images.de/decolonizing-pop-music/

This text was also inspired by the Dinner Time Talk “Decolonizing Design & Modes of Criticism”: http://www.mediendesign-ravensburg.de/decolonizing-design-modes-of-criticism/