Policy, Research & Politics

Jazz Has Always Been Protest Music. Can It Meet This Moment?

Over the past 50 years, the music has become entrenched in academic institutions. As a result, it’s often inaccessible to, and disconnected from, many of the very people who created it: young Black Americans.

The New York Times

Facebook veut interdire les DJ set en livestream à partir du 1er octobre

Alors que le confinement a poussé les artistes à adopter de nouvelles méthodes pour diffuser et faire écouter leur musique, Facebook a décidé d’interdire les vidéos « dédiées à la création d’une expérience musicale », y compris les diffusions live.

Trax Mag

La música que rescata el quechua

El protagonismo del quechua en la música está destinado a crecer, así como su legitimidad.

El País

Punk professor Vivien Goldman explores feminist music history

Few figures in contemporary music have lived the punk life quite like Vivien Goldman. Whether scrapping as a young music journalist in West London or recording as part of the iconic downtown NYC milieux, Goldman has amassed a dizzying counter-culture CV.

The Vinyl Factory

Black Musicians Take to Social Media to Share Their Stories

The classical music world has reached its reckoning moment. But the question remains whether leaders, administrators, patrons, and performers of all backgrounds will take up the gauntlet and fight together to ensure a more just and equitable workplace.

WQXR

Musicians are fed up with politicians using their songs without permission

The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Lorde, Sia, Sheryl Crow, Lionel Richie, and dozens more famous entertainers are sick and tired of politicians using their music to push an agenda — especially one they disagree with.

Mic

YouTube under fire over music licensing impasse in Denmark

Something is kicking off in the state of Denmark, and it’s the latest music licensing controversy around YouTube.

MusicAlly

Brésil : la politique culturelle menée par le gouvernement de Bolsonaro crée une véritable bronca

La culture est un enjeu idéologique pour la politique d’extrême droite menée par le président brésilien. Les artistes de gauche, ceux des minorités sont mis à l’écart. On retrouve la censure qui était à l’œuvre pendant l’époque de la dictature militaire.

France Musique

Warner Music Group anuncia U$ 100 millones para combatir el racismo en la industria musical

"Este fondo apoyará a las organizaciones extraordinarias y dedicadas que están en la primera línea de la lucha contra el racismo en la industria de la música", explicaron desde Warner Music Group.

Rock and Pop


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