In the wake of the white supremacist rally over the weekend in Charlottesville, VA and its violence, many politically minded musicians and labels expressed themselves on social media about it. Continue reading Musicians respond to Charlottesville, VA march
A group called the DC Counter-Inaugural Welcoming Committee organized a march in Washington DC on Inauguration Day that ended at McPherson Square (one of the sites of Occupy a few years Continue reading Anti-Flag live at anti-inaugural: video
In the current political climate, many bands have been getting annoyed about politicians using their music without asking. An example of this was Survivor taking exception to a Republican playing Continue reading Bands against unauthorized use at RNC
In December 2015, a charity called Julie’s Bicycle got a letter together addressed to the COP21 negotiators in Paris. There’s a long list of signatories, and it includes Thom Yorke, Continue reading COP21: creative community signs open letter
We #FeelTheBern at Disposable Underground, but that pales in comparison to the list of creative people who have endorsed Bernie Sanders for president. In September the campaign released a list Continue reading Artists and musicians came out for Bernie Sanders
We’re fans of Democracy Now! around here, and so is the former bandleader of Dead Kennedys, spoken word performer, head of Alternative Tentacles Records, political activitst, and all-around punk icon Continue reading Jello Biafra on Democracy Now!
Everybody’s got an opinion and everybody’s entitled to one, and Eddie Vedder has expressed his on more than one occasion. Israel supporters got annoyed on July 11, however, when they Continue reading Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder: The Singer Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest
Free & Equal, the folks that among other things hosted U.S. third-party presidential debates in 2012, are throwing a huge festival called United We Stand on May 10 at UCLA. Continue reading United We Stand festival coming in May: interview
Maria Alyokhina, a member of the Russian political punk band Pussy Riot, was released from prison on December 23rd, and her band mate Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was released hours later, both Continue reading Pussy Riot members freed from prison
“Hooliganism” is what members of Pussy Riot, the Russian political punk group, are on trial for because they held a “punk prayer” at a church in Moscow. They had objected Continue reading Solidarity Concert for Pussy Riot in D.C.