by Steve Rhodes
Music From Polarity/1 Featured In “Plunder,” An Upcoming Documentary by Danny Schechter
The music of Polarity/1 can be heard in the upcoming documentary “Plunder,” directed by Danny Schechter. Nicknamed “The News Dissector”, Emmy Award winning Schechter investigates the economic downturn and subprime mortgage crisis. Polarity/1 contributes two songs to the film, and even makes a brief cameo appearance.
Watch the teaser trailer for Danny Schechter’s ‘Plunder’ documentary
The first song that Polarity/1 contributes is the title track to the film. “Plunder” has a funky feel with slap bass, a strong horn section, and creative lyrics. In the beginning of the song, a Bernie Madoff impersonator admits to his crimes. Then, the rap comes in which describes how “greed is the creed, drug of choice” and touches on almost every aspect of the financial crisis; credit swamp, subprime