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Marco Roque de Freitas has published the article "Sounding the Nation, Sounding the Revolution: Music and Radio Broadcasting in Post-colonial Mozambique (1975-1986)” in the Journal of Radio & Audio Media.
 
 
Abstract
This article aims to identify the sounds, editorial policies and values promoted by Radio Moçambique during the so-called "socialist period" (1975-1986). Given the high illiteracy rate in the country, Radio Moçambique  became the primary medium for informing the populations of FRELIMO's ideology - ruling party within a single-party regime - and for spreading the values related to the new "Mozambican man" proejct. Building on Marissa Moormans's "sonorous capitalism" concept (2008), this article explores the place of music and anticipating political and cultural changes in post-colonial Mozambique.
 
Marco Roque de Freitas (2022) Sounding the Nation, Sounding the Revolution: Music and Radio Broadcasting in Post-colonial Mozambique (1975-1986), Journal of Radio & Audio Media, 29:1, 80-103. 
DOI: 10.1080/19376529.2021.2019745