Policy, Research & Politics

First-ever music policy prepared to address copyright, piracy issues

Pakistan: the first-ever music policy to address piracy, copyrights and other issues has been prepared, according to Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb.


Alien Skin vs Bobi Wine and why it’s hard to separate music from politics

In Uganda, art and politics have co-existed for years and while at it, a complicated relationship has been built.


The Taliban Burned a Pile of Musical Instruments Because They’re ‘Immoral’

The Ministry for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice set fire to guitars, harmonicas, and speakers in the western province of Herat.


Eminem demande à un candidat républicain de ne plus utiliser sa musique

Il y a des hommages dont Eminem aimerait parfois se passer. Ces dernières semaines, la vidéo d'un candidat républicain à la présidentielle américaine, Vivek Ramaswamy, est devenue virale sur les réseaux sociaux.


La música marfileña no es solo cosa de hombres

Un puñado de mujeres desafían los prejuicios de una industria que sigue asignando roles y encasillando en estilos en función del género.

El País

Anna Netrebko Sues Met Opera After Losing Work Over Support of Putin

Seeking at least $360,000, the singer accused the storied opera house of discrimination, defamation and breach of contract. The company disputed her claims.

The New York Times

‘She spoke truth to power, always’

The Irish musician expressed solidarity and an appreciation for Black music with gospel, rap and roots reggae recordings, which were often fuelled by her own experiences of marginalisation.

The Guardian

Rammstein Is Germany’s Scary New Normal

The band’s continued popularity is a sign of the country’s increasingly right-wing zeitgeist.

Foreign Policy

Internet Archive poursuivi en justice par des labels de musique

Les maisons de disque, parmi lesquelles Sony et Universal, reprochent au site, célèbre pour son travail d’archivage Web, d’héberger illégalement près de 3 000 morceaux protégés par le droit d’auteur.

Le Monde

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