Posts tagged "Politics"

Nina Kraviz dropped from festival lineups after breaking silence on the war

A number of festivals have dropped Russian DJ Nina Kraviz from their lineups following criticism over Kraviz’s months of silence regarding the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine. These include The Crave in The Hague, PollerWiesen, and Detroit’s Movement Festival. Kraviz, who is one of Russia’s most prolific public figures

Image by Spyros Rennt Berlin party Buttons have announced that they will be ending their longstanding working relationship with ://about blank, the nightclub at which they have housed their events for over 5 years. This is in light of the venue’s Pro-Israeli beliefs. “It is time that we take a

Brian Eno has released a cynical ‘jingle’ mocking the UK’s Conservative Party as general elections loom; all proceeds going toward helping the homeless. This coming Thursday, December 12th will see Britons casting their votes in the UK elections; and with Britain’s current political situation turbulent to say the least, many

Queen and the Prince Estate have responded to Trump’s use of their music at a recent rally, and his latest presidential campaign video. Music is a powerful tool when it comes to setting a certain tone, or mood; we find ourselves associating some of the most powerful experiences in our

Written by Jenna Dreisenstock Image Credit: Chiaki Nozu / WireImage In our hurricane of an emotionally apocalyptic – and with climate change worsening, physically apocalyptic – political climate, the unfortunate truth is that often our personal ideologies, views and outlooks on controversial issues (which is essentially every world issue at this

Image: Fenty Beauty Rihanna has take legal action in the form of a cease-and-desist letter against Donald Trump and his team, after the award-winning pop-star discovered via Twitter that her highly successful 2007 track, ‘Don’t Stop The Music’ was being played at a Trump political rally in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Rihanna’s

Written by Jenna Dreisenstock “Sometimes I regret it’s not 1937.” This admission by a Russian police officer, captured in recording as members of the punk activist music collective Pussy Riot find themselves detained after their demonstration during the FIFA World Cup final is frightening to say the least. 1937 refers to

The latest video from Hopelessness features New York City concept artist and feminist Lorraine O’Grady. ANOHNI recently shared the new music visual from 2016’s HOPELESSNESS. It features O’Grady, who performs ANOHNI’s lyrics about the metaphorical cancer of capitalism that has taken over and Americanised the whole world (“We are all

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