NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

10 Protest Songs From Belarus

This article was originally published on Beehype in 2018, written by Dmitri Bezkorovainyi and republished here with permission. Belarus is a European country between Russia (in the East), Ukraine (in ...
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The History Of Protest Songs In Tunisia And Their Link To Popular Culture

By Alessia Carnevale Music genres such as rap have become the primary artistic means for expressing the discontent and aspirations of a new generation of activists in Tunisia. But the ...
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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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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

A Protest Music Interview: Madara

The Manusmriti, a sort of a bible for Hindu people, divides the Indian people into categories based on their work and their social duties. This scripture is at least 3,000 ...
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Freemuse X Shouts Artist’s Voice: Cuban Visual Artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara

Artist’s Voice is a collaboration between Freemuse and Shouts – Music from the Rooftops! The collaboration aims to provide a platform for artists to share their stories, in their own ...
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A Protest Music Interview: Tak Havoc

Hailing originally from Alaska, young rapper Tak Havoc is now based a bit further south in the state of Oregon. After discovering his latest album and collaboration with DJ Allegiance ...
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