Check out this episode of the CTL + D, which does a lot of episodes regarding technology, gaming, history, and a range of other topics. They wanted to jump right into the story of neofolk and black metal, and their status as a “contested space.” This gets to the heart of what A Blaze Ansuz is, building our own space both to create a home for ourselves musically and to effectively combat the “cultural struggle” of the far-right.
A conversation with Shane Burley, author of Fascism Today and founder of antifascist neofolk blog A Blaze Ansuz, about the present day effort of antifascists to break neofolk and black metal’s ties to the far right.
If you want to know more about the initiative, you can visit A Blaze Ansuz, and follow the blog, as well as Shane himself, on Twitter.
Also, don’t forget to give The Antifascist Neofolk Playlist a spin. 🙂
+ TIME (2019-04-12): White Supremacists Have Weaponized an Imaginary Viking Past. It’s Time to Reclaim the Real History
P.S. Apologies for the light audio glitching.