NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

New Release: Ow by Pom Pom Squad

Album of the day here at Shouts HQ's is Ow by riot grrrl act Pom Pom Squad out of New York City. This sophomore piece is noisy, beautiful and real ...
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The Who Release A New Protest Song Off Upcoming Album (Lyric Video)

Guantanamo, Brexit and the Grenfell fire are some of the topics The Who tackle on their new album, titled WHO, set to be released on the November 22nd through Polydor ...
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Esthero Breaks The Fourth Wall On Spotify In A Unique Protest

On a recent single Canadian singer Esthero finds a rather unique way to protest the oppressive and frankly cowardly business model that is Spotify. According to this article Spotify management ...
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This Is Illegal Music – Let’s All Share It

Mehdi Rajabian once served two years, of a larger sentence, in prison in Tehran, Iran, for making music. The oppression the government shows artists in the country is immense but ...
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New Video: Taiwanese Rapper Dwagie Supporting Hong Kong Protesters

Since the beginning of June this year, millions of people have been active on the streets of Hong Kong protesting proposed laws that would change extradition laws between Hong Kong ...
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Free West Papua: 5 Songs Supporting The People

For many of us, West Papua is at the other side of the world, isolated and unknown. For others, the place is a well known human rights violation pit. Throughout ...
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93 PUNX And Vic Mensa Announce Protest Show At ICE HQ’s

Vic Mensa recently announced on his Instagram page that his new band, 93 PUNX, will perform a protest show outside the I.C.E. headquarters this Sunday, September 1. The event poster ...
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Program: Human Rights & The Political Power Of Music In Colombia

We got tipped off about this interesting program happening in Colombia in January 2020. For anyone interested in Colombian music history, human rights and the power music can have in ...
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30 Years Since The Singing Revolution

30 years ago, on the 23rd of August, 2 million people from three neighboring nations, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, locked their arms together and formed a human chain that stretched ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Morgan Hendry (interview)

Mechanical engineering and its effects on music are not a familiar topic to me. I would most likely never have even thought of the connections there between if I had ...
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A Protest Music Interview: WOXOW

A debut album featuring guests such as Ken Boothe, Akil from Jurassic 5, BluRum13 and others is no small feat. But that is exactly what Italian producer Woxow has just ...
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A Protest music Interview: Stabbitha and the Knifey Wifeys

Cars, tractors and other vehicles are important to the writing process for Adelaide's feminist, punk rock quartet Stabbitha and the Knifey Wifeys as bassist and vocalist Eb tells me via ...
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2020’S MOST READ INTERVIEWS