NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

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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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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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

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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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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