Everyday Communism In Slovenian Underground Music Venues

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Rajko Muršič

Everyday Communism In Slovenian Underground Music Venues

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 18:45

Imagine you are a teenager, with nowhere to go in the evenings. You cannot attend your favourite shows but perhaps you could make use of a rehearsal space to stage your own shows with a few of your friends. Without idealizing things, I will give you some typical examples of venues in Slovenia to show how a communist moral economy lies at the heart of many underground music scenes, everyone contributing according to their ability while taking according to their need.

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