NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

Song Of The Day: La Cigarra By Afro Yaqui Music Collective

From our friends in the Afro Yaquí Music Collective comes a brand new single in support of political prisoners from around the world. The song is part of their new ...
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100% Three Fingers In The Air Punk Rock: 25 Bands Raise Funds For Myanmar’s Food Not Bombs

This article was originally published by DIY Conspiracy. Mass protests have been taking place across Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) since the country’s military seized power in a coup d’état ...
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Professor Studies Sounds Of Justice

This article was originally published by UVAToday and Anne E. Bromley and republished here with the author's permission. What is the power of one human voice, in speech or song? ...
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Song Of The Day: Must Be Undone Ft. Lia Rose, Son Of Nun And Tom Morello

The deep beat lingers as Lia Rose's soothing voice starts the collaboration that is the new single from Firebrand Records, 'Must Be Undone'. Lia's partners in crime are protest rapper ...
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Song Of The Day: Nouvelle Vague By Wake Island

Detroit techno and French pop along with Arabic music influences. Mix that with themes of a Lebanese revolution, COVID-19, BLM, the death of Arab LGBT+ rights activist Sarah Hegazy, and ...
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New Collective Of Musicians And Activists Created In Response To Police Brutality At Peaceful Protests

What started in the UK has now grown into a global movement with participants and teams in the US, Brazil, Holland, Germany, Austria, and Belgium. The people behind the newly ...
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Women In Afghanistan Banned From Singing In Public – Protests Ensue

Only 2 days after the International Women's day of 2021 the Afghanistan government placed a ban on women over the age of 12 to sing in public. Why it is ...
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Call For Submissions: A New Fund And An LGBTQI+ Compilation Album

Putting pineapple on a pizza is to some people very polemic. So much so that the incumbent president of Iceland once had his say in the matter. This South American ...
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Free, Online Lecture (and Concert) About Chilean Protest Music

Next 23rd of March Jova Bagioli Reyes will explore the protest music and politics of Chile and perform key songs from Chilean history during a free, online event. This event ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

A Protest Music Interview: Valerie Orth

In her latest music video, Valerie Orth shows imagery from Brazil, Hong Kong, USA. This is not surprising for those who know Valerie because she started out as an activist ...
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Exclusive Premiere: Debut Music Video From Jamie Holmes

Some musicians make a song or two, consciously in protest, and the rest of their catalog is often something else. Others perhaps get into using their voice responsibly at some ...
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A Protest Music Interview: The Black Creatures

According to this band's public description they are a "darkpop hip-hop musical duo from Kansas City, Missouri pulling elements from sci-fi to tell an interdimensional story." But these two musicians ...
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