Policy, Research & Politics

A year since Blackout Tuesday, has equality in music improved?

Amid the BLM protests of 2020 came a call to make the music industry accountable on race – but while new initiatives are helping, real change is still slow in the UK.

The Guardian

Une histoire politique de la musique classique

La musique et les musiciens classiques vivent aussi de débats et de dissensions, portant tant sur les conditions matérielles de leur activité que les engagements esthétiques. À vrai dire, les deux sont intrinsèquement liés à travers l’Histoire.

Ballast

K-pop y sus fans en Colombia: de la música a la política

Los distintos fandoms de las agrupaciones coreanas de K-Pop han dejado claro, una vez más, el poder que tienen en redes sociales y cómo sus acciones han llegado a ser parte de un activismo digital que pretende cambiar las cosas.

Télam

‘Stay Out Of Politics’: Mliswa To Musician Sulu

Outspoken legislator, Temba Mliswa has advised Dendera maestro, Sulumani Chimbetu not to involve himself in politics, but to stick to his music.

New Zimbabwe

YouTube wins user copyright fight in top EU court ruling

YouTube won its latest copyright-infringement challenge after Europe's top court said online platforms are not liable for users uploading unauthorised works unless the platforms failed to take quick action to remove or block access to the content.

Reuters

Government faces backlash after lifting all Covid measures but music ban at night

Turkey: while all coronavirus measures will be lifted as of July 1, a music ban will be in effect starting from midnight, President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced yesterday (June 21).

Bianet

Chine : la musique, objet hautement politique

Il existe en Chine 73 orchestres professionnels de musique classique et 50 millions d’enfants chinois apprennent le piano. Chose étonnante, les salles chinoises ont un problème diamétralement opposé aux salles occidentales : si ces dernières cherchent à tout prix le moyen de rajeunir leur public, la Chine, elle, cherche à le vieillir.

The Conversation

La educación para la música instrumental y las mujeres

El desequilibrio de género en la música instrumental no proviene de la falta de instancias educativas para la formación de compositoras.

Observatorio

El incendio y el dolor: canciones de la herida peruana

La música popular del país andino es un espejo de los rastros de racismo, alienación y violencia que han marcado la campaña presidencial

El País


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