PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

A Protest Music Interview: Crippled Black Phoenix

With a constantly shifting lineup of artists now split between Sweden and the U.K., Crippled Black Phoenix have long eluded an easy description. “Stoner prog,” “freak folk,” and “psych doom” ...
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A Protest Music Interview: Portes

When searching the internet for contemporary protest musicians I have my techniques and keywords to filter out the real deal from the posers. With all my requirements and strategies I ...
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A Protest Music Interview: GÉNN

From one of the smallest nations in Europe, the punk rock band GÉNN arose, rocked, traveled and finally ended up in the United Kingdom. Malta, their home country, is a ...
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NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

Music Video Of The Day: 1312 by Pussy Riot ft. Parcas, Dillom, Muerejoven

Pussy Riot in collaboration with Las Tesis have released a new single condemning police brutality, which seems only fitting to share now in memory of George Floyd and everyone else ...
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New Interview Series Shines A Light On Women In The Music Business

There is plenty of women in the music business, not only as musicians but also as engineers and producers. Problem is, not many shed a light on these women and ...
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HipHop vs Capitalism: Fresh Mixtape Out From Rhymethink

The crew behind Rhymethink music collective, based out of "the stolen lands of occupied Turtle Island", just released a mix tape featuring artists such as Tachichi, Lee Reed, Ghettosocks, Mother ...
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Young Director Of A Protest Music Video Dies In Prison

Shady Habash, the young Egyptian director of the video for the protest song Balaha has died inside the walls of Cairo's Tora Prison. Habash was only 24 years old. He ...
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Bandcamp Continues Their Support For Independent Artists Around The World

On March 20th, 2020, which was a Friday, Bandcamp decided to waive their revenue share from all sold music in order to support independent musicians that are being tremendously affected ...
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Legendary Protest Song ‘Zombie’ Crosses 1 Billion Views On Youtube

The legendary protest song, written by Dolores O'Riordan and performed by her Irish band The Cranberries, has long reigned as one of the more powerful political music pieces of the ...
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Moby’s Activism Tattoos And New Protest Song

Moby has not only been a vegan for more than 30 years but he is also a fierce animal rights activist. This is most obviously portrayed by some of his ...
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Freemuse Releases The 2020 Report On The State Of Artistic Freedom

Today, April 15th, we all celebrate World Art Day and as part of this, now UNESCO recognized, event we witness the release of The State Of Artistic Freedom 2020, a ...
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A Feel Good, Vegan, Quarantine HipHop Party

How does this sound for a Saturday night whilst in quarantine: Free music, free e-book on healthy living, free workout videos and vegan recipes? We here at Shouts think that ...
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2019’S MOST READ INTERVIEWS