Music

The Values of Independent Hip-Hop in the Post-Golden Era: Hip-Hop’s Rebels (2019, Palgrave Macmillan) — by Christopher Vito

Utilizing a mixed-methods approach, this book uncovers the historical trajectory of U.S. independent hip-hop in the post-golden era, seeking to… Read More

4 weeks ago

Documentary Premiere — CRES: ONE LIFE

In anticipation of the soon-to-be-released longform “Hip Hop Retrospective” piece commemorating the body of work that Cres has produced over… Read More

2 months ago

Kashmiri Rock Feature: Aalav — by Ramooz

Kashmir-based rock band Ramooz releases the music video for the first track from their upcoming album conceived and recorded during… Read More

10 months ago

(Re)centering Indigenous Perspectives in Music Education in Latin America — by Héctor Miguel Vázquez Córdoba

Indigenous knowledge has been marginalized and excluded through a system based on a worldview that perpetuates colonialism. The actions and… Read More

11 months ago

Hip Hop Feature: Khoon Rezi — by Tufail Nazir X Aatankki

The latest installment of Kashmiri Hip Hop brings us "Khoon Rezi", a track by young artists Tufail Nazir and Aatankki who… Read More

11 months ago

Kashmiri Bella Ciao — An Exclusive Interview with Zanaan Wanaan

During August 5 2019, Kashmir was put under complete lockdown with a telecommunications, internet, press and public transport blockade while… Read More

12 months ago

Social Distancing as Virtual Proximity — Musicians Worldwide Serenade People from Their Homes in the Times of Coronavirus

As part of a global initiative, musicians worldwide have offered a series of virtual concerts via different social media platforms… Read More

1 year ago

Live Performances by Ramooz in Anticipation of Their Debut

Ramooz is a Kashmir-based band formed by Zeeshaan Nabi on lead vocals, guitar, keyboards and electronic instruments, Ayan Joe on… Read More

1 year ago

A Very Short Introduction to Özgür Baba and His Music

Özgür Baba is a Turkish folk singer and musician who plays the cura baglama and sings folk songs adapted from… Read More

1 year ago

Kashmiri Bella Ciao — by Zanaan Wanaan (Lyrics Included)

On the International Women's Day, here is Kashmiri Bella Ciao, by Zanaan Wanaan (a "collective of Kashmiri women writing and… Read More

1 year ago