Electronic beats and a message of peace from Checkpoint 303.

Mixed Media: Music reviews

Louise Gray listens to new releases from Checkpoint 303 and Xáos.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
Supple and incisive – Thea Gilmore on Ghosts and Graffiti

Mixed media: music reviews

New releases from Thea Gilmore and Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld, reviewed by Louise Gray.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015
Photo: James Millar

A word with Billy Bragg

'We can change the world, but music can't,' Billy Bragg tells Louise Gray.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
An unintended legacy: Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship led to musical innovation from Pamela Sepúlveda (pictured top) and others.Keystone Pictures USA/Alamy

The dictator and the popstar

How General Pinochet inadvertently helped create Chile’s thriving music scene. By Anne Hoffman.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015

A word with Angélique Kidjo

Louise Gray talks to the award-winning musician about the resilience of African music, and why she won’t be pigeon-holed.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014

Art is politics

Mark Engler revisits Paul Simon's 'Graceland'.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014
A word with Rokia Traoré Mathieu Zazzo

A word with Rokia Traoré

The Malian singer-songwriter talks to about being an 'Afro-progressive' and how politics informs her music.

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NI 466 - Where have all the girls gone? - October, 2013
An interview with Public Service Broadcasting

An interview with Public Service Broadcasting

Using archive footage, propaganda material and public information films to accompany their music, J Willgoose and Wrigglesworth weave together past, present and future. Jo Lateu asks J Willgoose what it’s all about.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
Also out there...

Also out there...

Books, music, web, film and DVD releases all worth a mention.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013

Music reviews

Records from General Paolino featuring Mama Celina and Quercus.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
When Akala met Seun

When Akala met Seun

Afrobeat star Seun Kuti talks to rapper Akala about hope, politics and African religions.

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NI 456 - Youth rising - October, 2012
Last year’s winners, Azerbaijan
– creating more of a furore than
they could have imagined.AP Photo / Frank Augstein

Eurovision re-opens old wounds in the Caucasus

Azerbaijan's hosting of the event on 26 May has caused tensions in the region as Armenia pulls out.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
Festival of Respect

Festival of Respect

Claire Colley visits Rajasthan’s International Folk Festival.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
From left to
right: Metropolis,
Orifice Vulgatron,
Nonames.

Foreign Beggars

The artists from hip-hop group Foreign Beggars on street-rooted storytelling and why they won't dumb down their music.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
Reviews

Reviews

Films, books and music from around the world.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
Human potential and
happiness in Benda Bilili!

Best of the Arts 2011

We watched, we read, we listened: New Internationalist's favourite films, books and music from last year.

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NI 449 - Haiti two years on - January, 2012
Reviews

Reviews

Films, books and music from around the world reviewed.

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NI 449 - Haiti two years on - January, 2012
A fierce beauty Illustration: Sarah John

A fierce beauty

Maria Golia experiences beautiful music and blunt talk at a Cairo gathering.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Organ trafficking May, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Youth rising October, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
The arms trade December, 2011
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