NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

Latin Protest Anthem Nominated For A Grammy While Cuba Cracks Down On Dissidents

Patria o muerte (translated homeland or death) is a saying that was born in communist, revolutionary times in Cuba. For over six decades, the authoritarian regime on this Caribbean island ...
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Action For Afghanistan: Racetraitor, Disappear, Life Force, Eighteen Visions And More On New Benefit Compilation

There is moshing at home. Then there is moshing at home, knowing that you are supporting an important cause. The latter is what you can do by visiting the webpage ...
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Musician And Animal Activist, Inanna, Releases A Single Protesting Factory Farming

Music, environmental protection, animal rights and, belly dancing. These are some of the things Inanna brings to the world on a daily basis. Now the singer and activist has released ...
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Call For Applications: Academy In Exile Announces Fellowships For Artists At Risk

Academy in Exile is a consortium, founded in 2017, which offers fellowships and residency to artists and cultural producers who have been subject to oppression, are at risk, or have ...
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The First Record Label By Women, For Women, In Mexico, Releases Its Debut Single

The first single to come from the house of Jueves, Mexico's first record label founded and run by women, is a soft-sounding, powerful single that focuses on the liberation and ...
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Soya The Cow Uses The Biggest Stage Of Her Career To Speak Up For Animals

One of the most unique protest musicians out there, Soya The Cow, recently performed at the largest stage of her career. This is all the more impressive seeing how she ...
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Debt Neglector Honour Their Furry Friend With ‘Least I Could Do’ (Video)

Orlando punk rockers Debt Neglector have just released the 3rd single from their upcoming album 'Dirty Water' which drops on November 5. 'Least I Could Do' is an ode to ...
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Rappers Around The World Are Getting Jailed, Facing Legal Consequences (Videos)

According to our colleagues at Freemuse, in the 3.5 years the organisation has been monitoring authority abuse on rappers around the world, they have found at least 60 international rappers ...
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Bankrupt Release Music Video Supporting Former Band Member Currently Arbitrarily Detained In China

In 2018, Michael Kovrig, then working as a senior advisor for International Crisis Group, was arrested by Chinese authorities on the basis of endangering Chinese security. According to the group ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Interview: Tibetan Artist Yungchen Lhamo Sings for a Better World

This interview by Mike Fiorito was originally published on the Atwood webpage and republished here with the author's permission. There are some singers who invent a genre to suit their ...
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Native Eyez | Intikana, Social Justice Activist, By Mike Fiorito

This article is written by Mike Fiorito and originally published on the Star Revue webpage. Check out more of Mike's writings via his webpage. I met the rapper Intikana through ...
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A Protest Music Interview: The Sprawl

Kurt Vonnegut once said: "If I ever severed myself from Indianapolis, I would be out of business. What people like about me is Indianapolis." Something about the city of Indianapolis ...
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