Urban Graffiti Mixes

Urban Graffiti Mix #19

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An “in-your-face” R-rated avant-garde audio response to the increasingly fictive, overly-commodified, G-rated Disneyfication of contemporary fiction, poetry, music and spoken word. Old and new connect where Temporary Autonomous Zones cross and individual creativity bursts through. Wickedly naughty, angry, boisterous, tempestuous. A stiff middle finger to the status quo tendency towards insularity, as well as intellectual and creative censure of socially and culturally uncomfortable subject matter. A celebration of vibrantly transgressive independent musicians, poets, and writers.
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Urban Graffiti Mix #18

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Urban Graffiti Mix #18 by Mark Mccawley on Mixcloud

 
 
Rare tracks. New tracks. Transgressive tracks. Poetry, fiction, monologues, spoken word, and music tracks. Tracks from decades past. Tracks from emerging and established bands, poets, and writers. With Urban Graffiti Mix #18, UG continues its ongoing quest to compile and archive transgressive material too often overlooked by mainstream media, all the while celebrating the independent DIY spirit of avant-garde artists and autodidacts internationally. Read more

Urban Graffiti Mix #17

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Urban Graffiti Mix #17 by Mark Mccawley on Mixcloud

 
 
Between song and story and poem and monologue is the music of voice, the rhythm of voice, the melody of voice, the dissonance of voice — the urban voice, voice of the city, voice of its streets and alleyways, its gutters and cafes; the voice of the underclass and the bourgeoisie, academia and Bohemia; outlaws and establishment. Transgressive voices. Inventive voices. Voices seeping out tenement windows. Cracks in car windows. Voices in doorways. Rising from subways. Out of bookstores. Art galleries. Taverns. Even music, itself, is a voice, telling a story, setting a mood, telling a tale with its syntax of notes. Live music. Recorded music. Field recordings. Distinctions of genre dissolving as poets, writers, musicians find intriguingly new and ingenious voices. Read more

Urban Graffiti Mix #16

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Urban Graffiti Mix #16 by Mark McCawley on Mixcloud

Love. Sex. Desire. Obsession. Smell the flowers while you can. Truth. Freedom. Justice. Anarchy. Poetry of love. Fiction of desire. Politics of sex. Dope. Music. Outlaw. Jazz. Smell the flowers while you can. Push the envelope. Transgress the status quo. Meat. Blood. Memory. Smell the flowers while you can. Nothing is as it seems. Even the flowers.
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Urban Graffiti Mix #15

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Urban Graffiti Mix #15 by Mark McCawley on Mixcloud

Urban sounds. Urban vibes. Urban verse. Urban tribes. Urban Graffiti. Songs of the city. Past and present. Old and new. The city keeps singing. Los Angeles. New York. San Francisco. Watts. Amsterdam. Auckland. London. Toronto.
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