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2017/07/27 | Olivia Yang

INTERVIEW: 'Sound of Strike' Raising Awareness on Filipino Issues 'The Filipino Way'

'The Philippines is a country that is under a lot of attention. But the attention it gets is very one-sided,' says 23-year-old Jun Lin, one of the three working on the project. 'After Duterte took office, we have been seeing a lot of news coverage on the Philippines, but it’s all about what Duterte said.'

2017/08/04 | Shannon Lin

INTERVIEW: Filipino Artists The General Strike and BLKD Intertwine Music and Politics in Taipei

'Music is an extension of the self. It’s an extension of our activism which is why our music is so overtly political. We wouldn’t be able to write the songs that we write without being activists,' says the drummer of The General Strike.