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LATEST “MUSIC FOR THE NEW REVOLUTION” PODCAST IS YOUR 2020 ELECTION SOUNDTRACK FEATURING BEST NEW PROTEST MUSIC
Oct 25, 2020 — “Music for the New Revolution” podcast hosts David Heitler-Klevans and Rodney Whittenberg scour the Internet for the best new music that speaks to the problems we face today. And their latest episode focuses on the 2020 election as Americans head to the polls for one of the most important moments in the nation’s history.
The podcast, released this week, features 11 songs and more than 7 interviews. This episode explores some very recent, hard-hitting music related to the 2020 Election, the issues involved, and the critical importance of voting.
Listen to the uncensored podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/mftnr/episode-24-2020-electionvoting-part-1-uncensored
Listen to the “clean” podcast here: https://soundcloud.com/mftnr/episode-24-2020-election-part-1-clean
And our related thematic Spotify playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4AyElminAnmvl5JWWoxi1f?si=_sU9CJT8SFSwaynZ4BzelQ
Among the featured music is “Not Going Back” by Mary Lou Fulton, a journalist-turned-songwriter whose protest song won a national songs for social change contest, as well as songs from Demi Lovato, Emma’s Revolution, Sandy Pliskin, Ants on a Log, Roy Zimmerman, Jonathan Mann, Deb Karl, Bruce & Linda Pollack-Johnson, Ami Yares, and Chris Chandler.
Music for the New Revolution podcasts can be found at https://soundcloud.com/mftnr, as well as on iTunes, Podbean, Amazon Music and Audible, and the website: mftnr.com.
Podcast co-host Rodney Whittenberg is an Emmy award-winning composer and an Emmy nominated filmmaker. He is the founder of Melodyvision, an audio music and video production company. His professional work centers around social issues, community service, and political action.
Podcast co-host David Heitler-Klevans is a full-time musician with Two of a Kind (children’s/family music) and Acoustic Blender (alternative folk). He is longtime member of the People’s Music Network, the Children’s Music Network, and also sings at political events with Voices Rising Philly.
Mary Lou Fulton is a former Los Angeles Times journalist turned social justice activist. Her award-winning protest song Not Going Back has been featured in the Arizona Daily Star, on Si Kahn’s FolkVote.org and Song of the Soul podcast. The daughter of a Mexican immigrant, she grew up on the border in Yuma, Arizona. Her debut EP of socially conscious music, Not Going Back, will be released in early 2021.