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Mar 08, 2022

Pussy Riot have shared a new song, “Laugh It Off.” It features artists Vérité and Latashá, and it has been released specifically for International Day of Gender Equality. More

Under the Radar Announces The Protest Issue with Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the Covers

Issue 68 Out Now and Also Includes Julien Baker, Wolf Alice, Tegan and Sara, Arlo Parks, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, Shamir, Lucy Dacus, Valerie June, David Byrne, Julian Casablancas, and Much More

Apr 21, 2021

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our new print issue, which is out now nationwide (on newsstands, in such stores as Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million, and elsewhere) and available to buy directly from us here. The issue features Japanese Breakfast and HAIM on the two covers and is another edition of The Protest Issue, which examines the intersection of music and politics and features musicians photographed with protest signs of their own making. More

Mar 31, 2021

Every week, in partnership with Why Not Both podcast, we’ll be presenting new podcast episodes that explore how multiple passions inform the inspiring lives of musicians, writers, actors, and creatives. This week we got to know activist powerhouse, Pussy Riot. More

Pussy Riot Share Video for New Song “TOXIC” (Feat. Dorian Electra)

The Song Was Produced by Dylan Brady of 100 gecs

Feb 23, 2021

Pussy Riot has shared a video for their new song “TOXIC,” which features Dorian Electra and was produced by Dylan Brady of 100 gecs. More

Jun 15, 2018

Alt-J have shared a new version of “In Cold Blood” that features Twin Shadow (aka George Lewis Jr.) and Pusha T. Twin Shadow reworked the song and Pusha T raps on the new version. Listen to it below. Last night all of them stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform the new version. More

Soundtracking the Resistance - To Russia With Love

Vladimir Putin, the Russian Election, and Donald Trump's "Congratulations"

Mar 23, 2018

This week we head over to Russia for a bit before returning for negotiations of various kinds, tariffs, election protesting, and classic rock. More

Soundtracking the Resistance - One Year On

The Anniversary of the Trump Election and a Very Short List of His Accomplishments Since

Nov 10, 2017

We’ve had a year of a world in which America elected Donald Trump to run the country, so we’re talking about the anniversary this week, while also catching up on local elections, gun control, and repression outside Trump’s America. More

Pussy Riot Announce New EP, Share Disturbing Video Imagining a Donald Trump Presidency

xxx Due Out Tomorrow, Watch "Make America Great Again" Video

Oct 27, 2016

Russian political punks Pussy Riot have announced a new three-song EP entitled xxx that is due out tomorrow. They have also shared a new video for one of its tracks, “Make America Great Again,” which features music by Ricky Reed. More

Watch: Pussy Riot – “I Can’t Breathe”

Dedicated to the Memory of Eric Garner

Feb 18, 2015

“I Can’t Breathe,” Pussy Riot’s first song in English, is dedicated to Eric Garner, who was strangled and killed by a police officer in July. More

Pussy Riot Members Launch Independent News Outlet

Will Monitor Russian Laws and Prisons

Sep 05, 2014

Pussy Riot‘s Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina have started their own independent news outlet, MediaZona. The media service will monitor Russian courts, prisons and law enforcement. More

Mar 21, 2014

Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley, Members of Pussy Riot, and Billboard magazine executive Robert Levine will all serve as keynote speakers at Estonia’s Tallinn Music Week. More

Feb 24, 2014

After experiencing several arrests and an attack by Cossack militia while protesting in Sochi last week, Pussy Riot members Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina have once again found themselves in handcuffs. More

Watch: Pussy Riot – “Putin Will Teach You How to Love”

Featuring Footage From the Sochi Whippings

Feb 20, 2014

Rest assured that the title of Pussy Riot’s video “Putin Will Teach You How to Love” should be read in sarcasm quotes. More

Feb 18, 2014

Hardly letting their newfound freedom keep them instigating the powers that be, Pussy Riot members Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, along with eight local activists and journalists, were arrested earlier today by Russian police in Sochi. More

Feb 06, 2014

Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina are incredibly brave women who went through a hell that the rest of us will never know. However, as Pussy Riot would like to make clear, they are no longer part of the activist/musician collective.

Watch: Pussy Riot on The Colbert Report

Group Speaking Tonight in New York

Feb 05, 2014

Last night, the recently freed members of Pussy Riot stopped by The Colbert Report. More

Dec 23, 2013

After a long battle in the court of public opinion Pussy Riot‘s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were set free today after nearly serving the entirety of a two-year sentence. More

Remaining Pussy Riot Members to Be Freed From Prison

Thanks to a New Russian Amnesty Law

Dec 19, 2013

Excellent news today for Pussy Riot. More

Jul 22, 2013

A year since their arrest for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” jailed Pussy Riot members Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova and Maria “Masha” Alekhina are still receiving support from high profile musicians. More

Watch: “60 Minutes” Airs Profile of Pussy Riot

Featuring Interview with Member That Evaded Arrest

Mar 25, 2013

Last night the esteemed broadcast journalists at 60 Minutes featured profile on the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot. More

HBO Purchases Pussy Riot Documentary

Titled Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer

Jan 21, 2013

Following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this past weekend, HBO has purchased the distributing rights to Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer, a new documentary about the Russian feminist punk collective Pussy Riot. More

Member of Pussy Riot Set Free

Yekaterina Samutsevich has Jail Term Suspended

Oct 10, 2012

A court appeal of Pussy Riot‘s two-year prison sentence has resulted in the release of one of the convicted members. More

Listen: MEN - “Let Them Out Or Let Me In”

Song of Solidarity for Pussy Riot

Oct 01, 2012

In an act of solidarity for the incarcerated members of Pussy Riot, dance duo MEN have released a new song titled “Let Them Out Or Let Me In.” More

Feminist Press Publishes Pussy Riot eBook

Sales Support Pussy Riot Legal Defense

Sep 11, 2012

Just four weeks after the Aug. 17 verdict convicting three members of the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot, Feminist Press has released an eBook entitled Pussy Riot! A Punk Prayer for Freedom, collecting previously unavailable material surrounding the group’s political protest and incarceration. More

Two Members of Pussy Riot Flee Russia

"New actions" in the works

Aug 27, 2012

With Russian police reportedly in search of them, two members of the anti-Kremlin punk collective Pussy Riot have successfully fled the country. More

Aug 22, 2012

Showing their support from one female punk trio to another, Vivian Girls have announced that they will play a special benefit show for the recently incarcerated members of Pussy Riot at the The Smell in Los Angeles on Aug. 27. More

Russian Police in Search of Other Members of Pussy Riot

Also Listen to New Song “Putin Lights Up the Fires”

Aug 21, 2012

Last Friday three members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot were convicted of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred or hostility” and sentenced to two years in prison after a guerrila performance at Moscow’s Christ the Saviour Cathedral led to their arrest back in February. More

Aug 17, 2012

Maria Alyokhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, and Yekaterina Samutsevich — the three members of Russian punk collective Pussy Riot were found guilty this morning and sentenced to two years in prison after being charged with “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred or hostility.” More

Peaches Launches Petition in Support of Pussy Riot Protestors

"Free Pussy Riot" Features Plethora of Musicians Showing Support

Aug 15, 2012

In reaction to March events, where three members of punk activist band Pussy Riot were taken into custody for criticizing Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a punk prayer in a church in Moscow, performer Peaches has started a campaign to show support for these women. More