Prussian Blue Music Analysis

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The music group Prussian Blue was a music group of twins, Lynx and Lamb Gaede, who were white nationalists and through their music they celebrated Adolph Hitler, denied the holocaust and supported the U.S. hate movement. They used their white power music as a tool to advertise and recruit people to the hate movement (Davis, 2009). Lynx was quoted as saying, "We're proud of being white, we want to keep being white. We want our people to stay white ... we don't want to just be, you know, a big muddle. We just want to preserve our race" (Elsworth, 2005). Their mother, April Gaede, helped write the songs and promoted her daughters as a hate band. She was active in the white supremacist movement and grew up in a "racially conscious" home (“Prussian…show more content…
The music was a symbolic message of their radical ideas. They played their music at Holocaust denial conferences and racist skinhead festivals. Through their music they were trying to influence society to believe in the superiority of the white race. Whiteness is an important aspect of their identities. They believed in the advantage of the white race and believed in the benefits of race privilege (Martin, 2001). For example, the twins came under fire for stipulating that money they donated to the victims of Hurricane Katrina should go to whites only (“Young Singers,” n.d.). They viewed the world through a “White” way and their ideas were culturally patterns that were uniquely white. Another example was when they were asked what was the "most important social issue facing the white race right now" they replied, "Not having enough white babies born to replace us and generally not having good quality white people being born" (Elsworth, 2005). They identified themselves by their racial identity. They based it on their physical appearance and characteristics-blonde and blue-eyed. The core symbol that the music group used was their music. Their music told the world about their identity. Their music was based on white supremacy and violence that they used to preach a message of hate. This music showed what kind of values they had. They were nationalist songs that gave a pro-white message (Lecture Module
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