NEWS, SPOTLIGHT AND ACTIVISM

The Philharmonic Orchestra Of Bogotá Add Their Voices To The Protests In Colombia

After only one week of protests in Colombia at least 25 people have lost their lives and many hundreds more have been injured. It is not only the global virus ...
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New EP From A Duo Exploring Humanity And Dehumanisation

“Not sure who I am or who I’m meant to be”… Internalised is the EP’s first track and behind acoustic guitars, Naz and Ella beautifully cover the topic of queerphobia ...
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10 Protest Songs From Belarus

This article was originally published on Beehype in 2018, written by Dmitri Bezkorovainyi and republished here with permission. Belarus is a European country between Russia (in the East), Ukraine (in ...
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The History Of Protest Songs In Tunisia And Their Link To Popular Culture

By Alessia Carnevale Music genres such as rap have become the primary artistic means for expressing the discontent and aspirations of a new generation of activists in Tunisia. But the ...
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Song Of The Day: La Cigarra By Afro Yaqui Music Collective

From our friends in the Afro Yaquí Music Collective comes a brand new single in support of political prisoners from around the world. The song is part of their new ...
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100% Three Fingers In The Air Punk Rock: 25 Bands Raise Funds For Myanmar’s Food Not Bombs

This article was originally published by DIY Conspiracy. Mass protests have been taking place across Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) since the country’s military seized power in a coup d’état ...
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Professor Studies Sounds Of Justice

This article was originally published by UVAToday and Anne E. Bromley and republished here with the author's permission. What is the power of one human voice, in speech or song? ...
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Song Of The Day: Must Be Undone Ft. Lia Rose, Son Of Nun And Tom Morello

The deep beat lingers as Lia Rose's soothing voice starts the collaboration that is the new single from Firebrand Records, 'Must Be Undone'. Lia's partners in crime are protest rapper ...
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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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PROTEST MUSIC INTERVIEWS

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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A Protest Music Interview: Crippled Black Phoenix

With a constantly shifting lineup of artists now split between Sweden and the U.K., Crippled Black Phoenix have long eluded an easy description. “Stoner prog,” “freak folk,” and “psych doom” ...
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