NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

New Compilation Album Donates All Proceeds To Toronto Based Animal Rescue Operation

Ambient, drone, and other experimental electronic music might not be what comes to mind when you think of protest music. But the world is not always just as flat as ...
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Pussy Riot Release New Video And Another Member Is Arrested By Russian Authorities

While supporting Alex Navalny, the Russian politician allegedly poisoned by the Russian government, Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina was arrested and charged with "violation of sanitary and epidemiological rules" after ...
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Song Of The Day: Out With The Old By Monowhales (Video)

One could watch the loop that is the visual for Out With The Old on silent and get a rather full idea of the song. With a dark background and ...
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“Destroy what hurts us, solidify what unites us” – Sisterhood and Solidarity in Feminist Reggaeton

The following article was originally published in Varsity, the independent newspaper of the University of Cambridge and republished here with permission of the author, Inés Cropper de Andres. Blasting from ...
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Chilean Feminist Collective Las Tesis Have Charges Dropped

As reported by Freemuse, positive news for artistic freedom are coming out of Chile. The feminist collective LAS TESIS have had their charges dropped by their local court. The Chilean ...
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Song Of The Day: Brainwashed By The Anti Virals

Two veteran punk rockers recently joined hands forming a new band and their debut album was recent this Sunday, the 10th of January 2021. This fun punk rock album is ...
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Tunisian Musician Receives Death Threats, Loses Job, For His Music Video

According to an article by Freemuse, Tunisian artist, Noamane Chaari, has received threats to his life, been fired from his job and suspended from his participation in the Tunisian Artists' ...
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Grammy Nominees Turn Down Their Nominations In Protest

Music made for children can easily been seen as protest music. To educate is to protest the status quo and propose new ways of creating empathy among the future leaders ...
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Selected Protest Music Albums Of 2020

RTJ 4Run The Jewels At this point in time we should not have to go to any length introducing Run The Jewels but just in case you have not heard ...
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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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2020’S MOST READ INTERVIEWS