NEWS, REVIEWS AND ACTIVISM

Petrol Girls Release New Song On International Women’s Day Featuring Janey Starling

The song, Fight For Our Lives, pays tribute to the global fight against femicide and gender based violence. All proceeds from the sales of the song go to UK based ...
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‘Flores Rojas’: Rebeca Lane Normalises Menstruation In New Music Video

Listen to this article here. In the year 2022 it is quite remarkable that people are still battling to normalise a completely normal bodily function and trying to tear down ...
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Art Under Siege: Six Months of Terror and An Uncertain Future for Arts and Culture in Afghanistan

This article was written by Juliette Verlaque on February 7th, 2022, and originally published on the Artists At Risk Connection webpage. It is re-published here with permission. Juliette is a ...
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New Book Highlights The Work Of Women In Music

Rewriting or editing written history is a daunting task. Unfortunately though, it is a necessary one. What children learn about the world today, is more often than not based on ...
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New Song And NGO Raises Funds For Girls’ Education In East Africa

After traveling frequently to Ethiopia, New Zealand-born, New York-based artist Kimbra, didn't think twice about working with humanitarian organisation So They Can. The organisation empowers children and helps them receive ...
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Best Of Protest Music 2021: A Turbulent Year Reviewed

Listen to this article in audio format. In the United States, the year begins with an insurgence when violent protesters storm the Capitol, an event that leaves five people dead ...
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This Protest Musician Shares A Holiday Piece With A Plant-Based Twist

The time of joy and goodwill is closing in and what better way to celebrate than with wonderful music. One musician, who calls herself Vegan Queen V, has shared a ...
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Song Of The Day: Kaizari By Vitali Maembe

Tanzanian musician Vitali Maembe is no stranger to the hard hand of authorities. Whenever he performs live chances are the police will show up to stop the concert. This is ...
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Latin Protest Anthem Nominated For A Grammy While Cuba Cracks Down On Dissidents

Patria o muerte (translated homeland or death) is a saying that was born in communist, revolutionary times in Cuba. For over six decades, the authoritarian regime on this Caribbean island ...
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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

A Protest Music Interview: Valerie Orth

In her latest music video, Valerie Orth shows imagery from Brazil, Hong Kong, USA. This is not surprising for those who know Valerie because she started out as an activist ...
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Exclusive Premiere: Debut Music Video From Jamie Holmes

Some musicians make a song or two, consciously in protest, and the rest of their catalog is often something else. Others perhaps get into using their voice responsibly at some ...
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A Protest Music Interview: The Black Creatures

According to this band's public description they are a "darkpop hip-hop musical duo from Kansas City, Missouri pulling elements from sci-fi to tell an interdimensional story." But these two musicians ...
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