NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

Thai Protest Band Apply For Asylum In France

Since the 2014 military coup took place in Thailand the protest band Faiyen have not been able to perform live. After starting to receive threats they fled into hiding in ...
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Mashrou’ Leila: Oppression, Activism And Boycott Support From International Bands

On the 13th of June, 2016, the staff at the NPR Tiny Desk concert series could not have planned the emotional show that would be recorded that day. The band, ...
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Loud Women Vol. 2: Track Listing Revealed

Our friends over at Loud Women just released the track listing for the upcoming second volume compilation album and it looks like a banger! Check out the bands below, pre-order ...
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4 Bangin’ Antifascist Albums For The End Of Summer

Future You by The Mommyheads The Mommyheads are an indie-prog-pop band who were signed and sacked by a large record label in the late 90's and who developed a pretty ...
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4 Fresh Contemporary Protest Albums

The world is burning. Lucky for us though, there are creative people out there making beautiful things in the fire. Here are 5 contemporary protest albums fresh out of the ...
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New The 1975 Song Ft. Greta Thunberg

Across Europe these days people are experiencing soaring temperatures and devastatingly unusual heat. Nearby, in one of the geographically largest countries on the planet, wildfires in Russia are spreading at ...
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#SolidarityNotSilence

Defamation cases against women speaking up about sexual violence is a growing trend around the world. The music industry has always had its share of sexism and machismo as other ...
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5 Fresh Feminist Albums For The Summer

So far, 2019 has delivered some great protest albums. In order to filter through the music a bit here's a short list of some brilliant feminist, riot grrrl, powerful albums ...
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When The Musician Is Censored The Audience Sing

The fact that governments censor music and openly show their fear of lyrics and an artist's performance demonstrates the power of that music. It can strike courage into the good ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Keyz (interview)

Keyz is only 20 years old and he just released his first album. 'The Seed' has, in his own words, now been planted. The lyrics indicate empathy and compassion one ...
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Yuca Brava (interview)

Recovery has been slow and tough for Puerto Rico. One month since hurricane Irma and there is still no electricity for the majority of the island's residents. But things have ...
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War On Women (interview)

They play fast, conscious hardcore punk music. They sing and shout about equality, street harassment, the gender wage gap to mention only a few issues and they have a new ...
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