Following Strange Froots' Journey from a Montreal Youth Program to a Senegal Festival Stage
Providence MC + producer continues her ascent with a club-ready, sex-positive EP
On 'Radyo Siwèl' Laveaux examines resistance, diaspora, and her connections with Haitian history
Photos and stories from the punk festival's fourth year
Chanell Crichlow elevates her solo work to new heights on the title track off her sonically adventurous new album
An interview on thrift shops and escaping
Philly quartet is out to reclaim post-hardcore on the first single off their upcoming EP
Albany artist speaks on their first full-length 'We Carry Us' and the innovative Art Funds Art Tour
An interview with cheikh athj on their debut EP's vulnerable and tenacious take on Black queer liberation
Norwegian Pop-Punks Destroy a Literal Patriarchy Monster in New Animation
Nathalia Viccari has assembled the first collection focused on women in punk from across the continent
UK minimalist dance punks host a bizarre talent show in clip for new single off upcoming LP 'The Official Body'
Pauline Black looks back on her band's resistance to the right-wing, from Thatcher to today
Legendary Native folk and blues singer returns with a new clip and a reissue of his 1992 classic 'Circle'
After the breakup of her iconic band Las Izquierdas, the Mexico City musician and dancer is on her own and stronger than ever
Devin Ocampo's latest project comes from a need to speak truth to the apathetic and comfortable
New collaborators delve into what's behind their single "Shop 'Til U Drop"
Philly quartet discuss the passing of time, parenting while in a band, and their debut LP
On their first single, D.C. dance trio consider how to survive in 2017
Glasgow industrial duo deliver an eerie examination of the dance floor
Providence producer and MC's inventive debut EP is an "unapologetic ode" to her younger self
New York party rock outfit finds their political awakening on title track to their upcoming LP
Tijuana-San Diego quintet deliver us a noisy and insightful eleven song manifesto
The band's second LP 'The Underside of Power' amplifies their aesthetic and political fight against the status-quo
The Raleigh trio is taking on their state's transphobic policies and much more
A look back on a decade of Le Butcherettes
Oakland duo in conversation about their new Ursula K. Le Guin Inspired LP
Watch the Philly band triumph over the fear and anxiety of a failed party
Punk band calls out festival's owner for anti-LGBTQ donations, calls for more action
DIY mainstays discuss creating and understanding their third LP
Northeast Brazil punks talk fighting patriarchy and violence amidst their country's political turmoil
LA group releases another visual poem of resistance
Bay Area visual artist speaks on using art to heal trauma and create new futures
The Alabama band continues their critique of southern white ideology on upcoming record 'Youth Detention'
Talib Kweli, Kimya Dawson, Ted Leo, Moor Mother, and others join public letter to the festival
D.C. quartet destroys the public/private political line on ferocious new LP
We must use show spaces to aid our community struggles
Western, MA Collective Confronts the Struggle of Creating Home
Meet the NYC punks igniting the hardcore scene with powerful songs and profound politics
Baltimore MC and organizer has been at it since 2004, and he's only getting stronger
Bean Kaloni Tupou interrogates the pain and beauty of past relationships in elegant new video
Now's a key time to return to the band's 2015 album 'Stereotype'
D.C. dance group's new single is a danceable kiss-off to capitalist swindlers
Documenting resistance and repression at Standing Rock
Staten Island MC uses her tears to wake up her generation
"A reminder that surviving and thriving have always been part of our existence. We come from a lineage of resiliency"
Girl in a Coma frontwoman discusses the 3-year struggle to get clean behind her debut solo release, 'The Beat Is Dead'
An interview with the Ithaca rapper about her latest record
female:pressure's music compilation to raise funds and support for Rojava's revolution
UK pop punk outfit Martha search for love amid workplace pressures in their latest video
An interview with Montreal's genre-bending underground pop superstar
A Texas border city battles to stay loud
Surrounded by violence, Jamila Woods has created a profound ode to self-love and healing
Meet the QTPOC artist/activist collective that's taking down oppressive bands and raising up marginalized voices
Bey & Co. resisted the media cycle by giving us exactly what we asked for
LA artist claims the past and future in a trip through the cosmos
Hear the Dream-Written New Record from Members of RVIVR and Max Levine Ensemble
The Enduring Political Legacy of The Pop Group
How the press gets her music wrong, the artist's political responsibility, and her new tape reissue
You can finally buy some Spark Mag merch
PREMIERE: London Supergroup Releases New Video "La Mujer Que Robaba Recuerdos"
The Philly duo's latest LP "Collective Sigh" is a masterful 10 song expression of grief, coping and healing
A review of an essential "coming to queer" film
Finding Meaning in the Age of Distraction
Inspiring girls to be loud both on and off the stage
Gentrification and Noise Restrictions Are Decimating London's Venues. Can New Laws Save Them?
Houston rockers take on microaggressions in pointed new clip
Maracuyeah Collective are organizing the most fun – and the most inclusive – Latin music parties in D.C.
D.C. post punk outfit share single ahead of upcoming EP
Montreal band discusses the importance of earnestness and resistance
Why Musicians Should Join the Boycott of Israel
Frontperson Ren Aldridge shares thoughts on her time volunteering at the camps
The international artist collective's politically charged "et.alia/1" exhibition challenges digital representations of women
Musicians Need To Be Fighting for Meaningful Social Programs Like a Universal Basic Income
Watch the Milwaukee artist shift between queer utopia and real world gloom
Exploring why the songwriter's music is so profoundly moving to so many of us
Legendary band is writing their own story, and attempting to heal, through the release of a new live album
"Slow, whispering tempo, slanted harmonies and embellished metaphors"
DIY mainstays tell us how the've lasted over a decade in a business that wants to destroy them
A playlist for two years in the post-Snowden world