The Life and Times of Lonnie Holley, Survivor in a Fucked-Up America

This year's most powerful protest album was made by a 68-year-old man from Alabama who makes junk sculptures.
Zach Schonfeld
music videos

Pussy Riot Release New "Track About a Good Cop" Video After World Cup Protest

The song came out after news broke that four of their members had been sent to jail for running onto the pitch at Sunday's World Cup Final.
Alex Robert Ross
Noisey News

Stevie Wonder Kneels in Apparent Support of Peaceful Protestors

"Tonight, I’m taking a knee for America," Wonder said during a performance in Central Park.
Alex Robert Ross

Why It's Naive to Think Musicians Should Keep Out of Politics

How protesters and bands at London's anti-Theresa May protest felt about the "stick to the tunes" view.
Chris Bethell
Holy Shit

Against All Better Judgement, Here is an Article About Jesse Willesee's Music

The son of Australian Journalist Terry Willesee has put out a third single as Jesse Sunset, which means we are obliged to finally acknowledge him.
Issy Beech

None of Us Are Perfect but That Shouldn't Stop Us Protesting

The Drums' Jonny Pierce explores protest and standing up to injustice in this bleak era of Trump.
Jonny Pierce

From the Frontline at Standing Rock

Greg Rogove—drummer with Devendra Banhart and frontman of Rogov—spent Thanksgiving in North Dakota. In the wake of the Sioux tribe victory, he shares his experiences.
Greg Rogove

MIA Has Scores to Settle

"I'm sick of being told to shut up and just talk about my own experience."
sam wolfson
we saw this

This Horrible Trump Thing: Inside Prophets of Rage's Battle at the RNC

In an interview before their set, the supergroup told us they got together to be an alternative voice in angry year. But how clearly could that voice be heard in the middle of the chaos in Cleveland?
Alex Robert Ross
Noisey Blog

Victoria Monét and Ariana Grande Have Released a Duet Supporting Black Lives Matter

“Better Days” is a dedication to Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and the five police officers killed in Dallas.
Noisey Staff

Listen to The Frantic New Single from Auckland’s Trust Punks

The opening track from the band’s upcoming album sets the tone for an angry but intricate set of songs that look at suburban nationalists, incarceration and death.
Noisey Staff
Holy Shit

Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren's Son to Burn His £5m Punk Collection in Protest

“The Queen giving 2016, the Year of Punk, her official blessing is the most frightening thing I’ve ever heard,” says Joseph Corré.
Daisy Jones