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Interested in the topic of censorship and music? There’s a new doc coming your way

Censorship is music goes back decades, centuries, millennia. And whenever someone says you can’t listen to something, you just want to hear it more. Meanwhile, though, the act of trying to censor something has wider consequences.

A new film, Cover Your Ears: Religion, Sex & Politics. How Censorship Shaped the Music Industry takes a deep dive into how trying to suppress something has had an effect on music. If features commentary from Chuck D, Dee Snider, Ian McKaye, GWAR, Jello Biafra, Tipper Gore, and, uh, me.

Here’s a trailer. News on a release date is coming soon.

COVER YOUR EARS – Official Trailer from Prairie Coast Films on Vimeo.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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