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Interview with Scot Sier: protest songs for our times

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San Francisco musician Scot Sier believes that protest music is a powerful source of inspiration for movements like Occupy And Black Lives Matter. And he's compiled more than 700 new songs  - from hip hop to R&B, and reggae to dub step – to share.

SCOT SIER: I said, 'Okay, we need to create a voice around this, a musical voice - something that can last and continue perpetuating through the airwaves.'

Click the audio player above to listen to the complete interview. You can find Sier's playlist here.