Over a decade, female festivals acts have tripled, says female:pressure; now what’s next

female:pressure have posted their latest FACTS report. A decade of data and advocacy now shows measurable progress – while also illustrating more work to do, and a broader remit to tackle other forms of inequality.

MIDI has a slick new brand identity, courtesy Pentagram, in time for 2.0

“MIDI” the word has become almost part of culture at large. But with MIDI 2.0 arriving, the MIDI Association decided it needs a new look – and sound.

Peter Kirn - January 18, 2021

Blackout Tuesday began as a call to action; corporate misuse is silencing activists

It started at a major label as a call to the music industry, but now everyone from music gear makers to artists and media is joining in. And “#BlackoutTuesday” is even squeezing out Black Lives Matter information and organizing. So what just happened, and is there a constructive way to participate? TL:DR please whatever you […]

Peter Kirn - June 2, 2020

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