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5 September 2014
Twitter users remembered guitar virtuoso Gustavo Cerati, former member of legendary Latin American music band Soda Stereo, who died yesterday. He was 55.
28 August 2014
Outspoken Mozambican Hip-Hop Artist Azagaia Is Appealing to Fans for Donations to Remove His Brain Tumour
Edson da Luz, better known as Azagaia, has won fans for challenging those in power and addressing social issues in his music.
24 August 2014
As Pakistan continues to restrict access to YouTube and Facebook, activist band Laal discusses the silencing effect that these bans have on artists, and discusses the future of free expression.
22 August 2014
Columbians are thinking twice about the treatment of passengers aboard the Medellín Metro, after several incidents publicized online have raised awareness about the metro's draconian treatment of riders.
15 August 2014
How did a Chicago bluegrass band that plays bars and festivals in the U.S. find itself performing in the living room of the US deputy consul in Abuja, Nigeria?
13 August 2014
This is the music of an entire generation who pushed aside socialism to play the music that they desired, and to dress as they pleased, regardless of the consequences.
8 August 2014
12 July 2014
Argentina Relished Rival Brazil's Loss to Germany So Much That Even This Military Band Got In on the Gloating
The Alto Peru Mounted Fanfare Band played a song during Independence Day parades with remixed lyrics taunting Brazil for a loss against Argentina in the 1990 World Cup.
9 July 2014
The censorship of music within both Tibet and China has been known to reach absurd heights.