NEWS, REVIEWS AND ACTIVISM

Iran Arrests Singer Whose Song Became Anthem Of Ongoing Protests

Shervin Hajipour is among the dozens of artists, activists, and journalists who have been arrested since anti-government protests erupted in Iran. This article was written by Golnaz Esfandiari and Fereshteh ...
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Nina Ogot on forging her identity and the role of music in society

This article was written by Peter Choge and originally published by Music In Africa. The article is republished here under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC licence. Poised is the word ...
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Bella Ciao: A travelling anthem of resistance

This article was originally written by Ananya Wilson-Bhattacharya and published by The New Arab. Ananya Wilson-Bhattacharya explains why the revolutionary protest song, ‘Bella Ciao’ continues to play a role in global ...
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Local Musician Shares Her Story Of Activism

This article was originally published by Jersey Shore Online and written by Bob Vosseller. JACKSON, USA – Kaleigh Brendle, 19, has headed back to Villanova University and either wants to ...
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New Compilation Album Inspired By Vivien Goldman’s Book ‘Revenge of the She-Punks’

Various Artists – Revenge of the She-Punks Compilation 2-CD / 4-LP and Digital Download Released September 30th 2022 on Tapete Records Revenge of the She-Punks is an important piece of music ...
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Review: 25 Years Of Music Activism

This article was originally published by Inside Indonesia and written by Julia Winterflood. You can view the original here. The history of music, though constantly being rewritten, is inseparable from ...
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Mescalito Riding His White Horse: Music Book Review

For those who don't know, Peter Rowan is a bluegrass musician and composer from the US. For those who'd like to know more about Rowan they could do a lot ...
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Jaiksana: War Child Beating Drums Of Peace

This article, by Peter Choge, was originally published by Music In Africa on the 13th of June 2022. He has been described as a musician and activist. His story is ...
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Analysis: What is sonic sovereignty? And why should Native Nations care?

Language and songs go hand in hand Walters, Oklahoma on July 18, 2017. (Photo courtesy Renata Yazzie) This article was written by Renata Yazzie and originally published by Source NM ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Dread in the Air: A Conversation with Kyrylo Brener of Ukrainian post-hardcore band, KAT

In my attempts to connect with Ukrainian bands since the full-scale Russian invasion began on February 24th, several things have become clear. Many of these bands are well-connected to one ...
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Exclusive Premiere And Q&A With Honduran-American Musician Monty Cime

Self described as "partly Mejía Godoy, and partly Foxygen" and "freak folk", Honduran-American musician, Monty Cime, had a very specific vision in mind for their debut album, The Independence of ...
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Exclusive Video Premiere: Checkpoint/Dompass/Hajiz by Free Radicals

By Profula - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 The Karankawa was an indigenous tribe that lived along the coast of the Gulf of México. Along with the Atakapa tribe these ...
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