In a time of political dysfunction, Xavier Rudd's Storm Boy offers a positive and uplifting perspective while critiquing the global systems that render social injustices.
PopMatters has scoured the musical spectrum for the best examples of the protest song form, including anthems of great popularity and obscurity alike. Stay tuned all week as we unveil the top 100.
Mackenzie Davis plays a flailing musician so desperate to stop the wedding of her ex-boyfriend and best friend that she can't see her life collapsing around her.
Moira Smiley's "Dressed in Yellow" Is a Triumph of Love, Understanding, and Emotional Strength (premiere)
Moira Smiley's video for "Dressed in Yellow" sets the complexities of father-daughter relationships to a healing ballad.
Toronto-based bluegrass band the Slocan Ramblers aren't afraid to bring raw prowess to the forefront with their fiery original number "Just to Know".
Lake Street Dive wanted to capture the energy of its live shows as well as its unique at its finest. So the quartet went into the studio without a producer and leaned on each other instead.