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  • So much amazing stuff has been happening lately it’s hard to keep up.  Occupy Wall Street and it’s affiliates gladden our hearts here at Harmonic Dissidents.  Today we found these two momentous gems over on Good Rules Us. It is only fitting that the first...

    We Are the 99%

    So much amazing stuff has been happening lately it’s hard to keep up.  Occupy Wall Street and it’s affiliates gladden our hearts here at Harmonic Dissidents.  Today we found these two momentous gems over on Good Rules Us. It is only fitting that the first…

  • An open call to all!  Join like minded bands in Paris, from April 28th to May 1st, 2012. La Fanfare Invisibleʼs initiative :  Because we live in an era of anxiety, because the worlds complexity sparks off resignation, because our future promises to be full...

    Brass Bands are Indignant!

    An open call to all!  Join like minded bands in Paris, from April 28th to May 1st, 2012. La Fanfare Invisibleʼs initiative :  Because we live in an era of anxiety, because the worlds complexity sparks off resignation, because our future promises to be full…

  • At the last convention of the Society for Ethnomusicology, folklorist Lisa Gilman presented her paper on how GIs use music to mediate their experiences in war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. This was one of the most socially relevant presentations among the hundreds presented. She...

    “Grounds for Resistance” Brewed by Coffee Strong

    At the last convention of the Society for Ethnomusicology, folklorist Lisa Gilman presented her paper on how GIs use music to mediate their experiences in war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. This was one of the most socially relevant presentations among the hundreds presented. She…

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  • by Michael Antares This March 11th-13th, Austin, Texas plays host to the inaugural HONK!TX Festival of Community Street Bands. Forged in the spirit of HONK! and HONK! Fest West, HONK!TX is unleashing some of the world’s most exciting, original, and talented radical marching bands to...

    HONK!TX Set to welcome the HONK! community to Austin

    by Michael Antares This March 11th-13th, Austin, Texas plays host to the inaugural HONK!TX Festival of Community Street Bands. Forged in the spirit of HONK! and HONK! Fest West, HONK!TX is unleashing some of the world’s most exciting, original, and talented radical marching bands to...

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  • Music of the 2006 Popular Uprising Harmonic Dissidents is proud to provide Sigueme Contando: Sonidos de la Lucha Oaxaqueña/Keep Telling Me Stories: Sounds of the Oaxacan Struggle with English subtitles. It is a 60-minute documentary about the role of music, and musicians, during the popular uprising...

    Adaptive Resistance in Oaxaca:

    Music of the 2006 Popular Uprising Harmonic Dissidents is proud to provide Sigueme Contando: Sonidos de la Lucha Oaxaqueña/Keep Telling Me Stories: Sounds of the Oaxacan Struggle with English subtitles. It is a 60-minute documentary about the role of music, and musicians, during the popular uprising...

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  • This week, Making Contact is airing a 30-minute radio documentary about street bands. Honk!, Hungry March, Brass Liberation, Infernal Noise Brigade, and others featured!! Here’s the link: http://www.radioproject.org/2010/09/marching-for-change-street-bands-in-the-u-s/ Produced by Jill Freidberg, Sarah Danson, & Pauline Bartolone.

    Radio Documentary about Radical Street Bands!!

    This week, Making Contact is airing a 30-minute radio documentary about street bands. Honk!, Hungry March, Brass Liberation, Infernal Noise Brigade, and others featured!! Here’s the link: http://www.radioproject.org/2010/09/marching-for-change-street-bands-in-the-u-s/ Produced by Jill Freidberg, Sarah Danson, & Pauline Bartolone.

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