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Policy, Research & Politics

Indonesia enforces song copyrights

One of the articles states the obligation of cafes, cinemas and other commercial businesses to pay royalties.

Asia Business Law Journal

Four in 10 musicians could leave Britain over EU touring fears

More than 40% of musicians polled about their work in the European Union said they would consider relocating to continue accessing jobs, with a fifth contemplating changing career entirely.

The Stage

Over 180 musicians take a stance against Spotify’s speech-monitoring patent

The tech can potentially monitor and record speech to make personalised music recommendations.

Music Tech

Au Nigeria : Seun Kuti, la musique et le combat politique en héritage

Légende de l’afrobeat, Fela Kuti était aussi la voix de la lutte pour la démocratie dans les années 1970. Un demi-siècle plus tard et alors que la colère des jeunes s’est fait entendre ces derniers mois, son fils Seun marche dans ses pas. Il espère changer le Nigeria.

Courrier International

Mujeres en la música cambian el discurso de género en la industria y del mundo

Podrán pertenecer a géneros musicales diferentes, pero grupos como Spice Girls, JNS, The Iron Maidens y Ultrasónicas, entre otros, tienen algo en común: todas son agrupaciones lideradas por mujeres que han destacado en la industria.

El Universal

The history of protest songs in Tunisia and their link to popular culture

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 heritage of protest songs from decades before is still held in the collective memory of young leftists.

The Conversation

Kim Jong Un Had Conductor Executed by Firing Squad Following Celebration

A recent report from a South Korean newspaper said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the execution of a choir conductor, who was allegedly shot 90 times in front of members of the public.


Algeria strives to list Raï music as UNESCO world heritage

Music experts believe Raï music is one of the most important artistic expressions to merit inclusion as part of the intangible heritage of humanity.

The Arab Weekly

Les musiques électroniques, politiques? 5 fois où la techno a secoué la société

En attendant de pouvoir retourner danser, retour sur cinq moments des années 80 à nos jours, de New York à Paris en passant par Berlin, où les musiques électroniques ont participé à des mouvements politiques.


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