NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

New Song And NGO Raises Funds For Girls’ Education In East Africa

After traveling frequently to Ethiopia, New Zealand-born, New York-based artist Kimbra, didn't think twice about working with humanitarian organisation So They Can. The organisation empowers children and helps them receive ...
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Best Of Protest Music 2021: A Turbulent Year Reviewed

Listen to this article in audio format. In the United States, the year begins with an insurgence when violent protesters storm the Capitol, an event that leaves five people dead ...
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This Protest Musician Shares A Holiday Piece With A Plant-Based Twist

The time of joy and goodwill is closing in and what better way to celebrate than with wonderful music. One musician, who calls herself Vegan Queen V, has shared a ...
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Song Of The Day: Kaizari By Vitali Maembe

Tanzanian musician Vitali Maembe is no stranger to the hard hand of authorities. Whenever he performs live chances are the police will show up to stop the concert. This is ...
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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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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Exclusive Premiere: Strike Till We Win, Build Solar, Build Wind By Mat Ward

Electronic musician and producer, activist and journalist, Mat Ward, will start 2022 by releasing a new album, titled 'Why I Protest', and we are psyched to exclusively premiere a single ...
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Exclusive Premiere: ‘Scared’ By Adptd

Opposite to the title of her new single, Adptd does not seem to be scared of anything when you hear her rock out on her new, banging track. From recording ...
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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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