Ever wondered what the Heavy metal scene looks like in Mozambique? Check out the 'Terra Pesada' documentary.
From the project's website: “Terra Pesada” is the story of young heavy metal musicians in Mozambique, a former Portuguese slave colony, and their quest to make their voices heard. We follow them at home, at school, hanging out with their friends, talking about music, politics, HIV/AIDS, the wars, what their…
How exciting is this? AP member Laina Dawes' book What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal is coming out in October. The foreword was written by none other than Skin from Skunk Anansie. The book tackles the good, the bad and the ugly sides of being a Black woman in the metal and punk scenes.
"I wanted to find…
Voices from the community:
This video piece is about being a Black woman in the punk scene.
It features AP member Symphony, among others, and members of band Ninjasonik (they're playing the 2012 Afropunk Festival by the way!).
We would like to know: what has been your…
The political world temperature right now is at an historic high. From revolution that began on the streets of NYC to youth in London and the Middle East taking part in uprisings against oppressive governments, a La Résistance mindset rules the day.
In Accra, Ghana, a couple of visionaries are building a movement of their own; one part indie artist collective, one part community dialogue generator, ACCRA[dot]ALT tackles head on the issues facing not only the music community,…
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