NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

Call For Submissions: A New Fund And An LGBTQI+ Compilation Album

Putting pineapple on a pizza is to some people very polemic. So much so that the incumbent president of Iceland once had his say in the matter. This South American ...
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Free, Online Lecture (and Concert) About Chilean Protest Music

Next 23rd of March Jova Bagioli Reyes will explore the protest music and politics of Chile and perform key songs from Chilean history during a free, online event. This event ...
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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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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

Freemuse X Shouts Artist’s Voice: Nigerian Musician M-Josh

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: Louis Rive

Scotland and Barcelona; two places that are not only both fighting for their sovereignty but also two places that support each other. Louis Rive is a singer-songwriter that now has ...
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A Protest Music Interview: Nejma Nefertiti

Killer rhymes, social activism, teaching and sound, clothing and perfume design. These are just some of the traits of musician and activist Nejma Nefertiti. Nejma creates art in order to ...
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