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18 September 2016
The island of Crete is a crossroads for migrants and refugees. It's there that musician Stelios Petrakis finds his inspiration.
5 September 2016
28 August 2016
10 August 2016
6 August 2016
5 August 2016
"He was one of those people that you think would always be there — and then he's suddenly gone and this hole is created that can't be easily filled."
A self-taught musical genius, Fitzroy Coleman is remembered for his amazing chord innovation and superior musicianship.
30 July 2016
17 July 2016
“A Swedish guy, and a Mozambican guy, and a Danish guy, they’re speaking one language, which is the music language."
15 July 2016
Launched in 2013 by an Indian entrepreneur, Chu Chu TV is now the most-watched YouTube channel in Asia Pacific and the second-most watched children's “edutainment” channel in the world.
13 July 2016
"Throughout our journey we have learned that music is the greatest tool for healing broken countries, cultures and hearts."
6 July 2016
Emblematic Chilean songwriter Víctor Jara, killed after the 1973 military coup in Chile, returns to the headlines after a US federal court's verdict. Global Voices remembers his visit to Peru.
Nobody likes canceling their plans, and the day Moscow banned an enormously popular music festival was the day Russian Facebook users transformed into apparent experts on event management.
4 July 2016
1 July 2016
19 June 2016
"You are not a soldier, you are not a rebel, they should understand that you are just a fighter... Yes, a fighter of a noble cause."
17 June 2016
It’s Friday and today we’re going to write about stickers—not just any stickers, but the stickers that have been flooding the instant messenger app Telegram for the past year.