Dean Blunt guesting:
DB: Can I, can I stop for a second?
Scratcha: Yeah man, do your thing.
DB: Can I tell you...
S: This is Dean Blunt FM
DB: Can I tell you about, erm, what Black Metal is
about? Black Metal is about...
S: Do we need to make this acapella?
DB: Nah nah nah. Black Metal basically is er, it's like, it's like, OK, you know, it's like, imagine like an essay and the heading or the thesis kind of title is, er, it's like appropriate yeezus, appropriation, reappropriation and the empowerment of the post-black male... and it's the idea of how, er, in America, the black man uses, erm, existing white images and claims em as his, as a form of empowerment, so Black Cobain, I'm black this, I'm black that, which is not actually really progressive.
So it's this American idea of racial progression, it's completely backward cos er, you're just appropriating something and kind of calling it your own, that's something that's already died and passed...
S: Gimme an exact example...
DB: I think anything like that, anything, anyone that, I think that whole movement or that idea of this like progressive, this new black, but really, you are just taking something that's been and gone, it's been discarded, and claimed it back and saying "yeah I'm the Black Cobain, yeah we're reappropriating..." you're actually, you're picking something old up.
The real progression is something that is undefined and is new and that's what Black Metal is.
S: Oh OK, so would you say you're pushing Black Metal, is that your thing?
DB: Er, Black Metal I guess doesn't really mean anything whatsoever, I guess, if you know what I mean...
S: I actually don't!
DB: Nor do I!