Music & Revolution: An Interview with the Venezuelan Band, Bituaya

April 7, 2015 9:25 PM

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I had the privilege of interviewing Bituaya, a very diverse Venezuelan band -- with roots in the Afro-Venezuela, indigenous and white communities -- that fuses electronic and Caribbean music. They have been performing for the past five years, and have traveled around the world -- to such places as the U.S., France and Iran -- to share their music as well as the lessons of the Venezuelan revolution.

Yes, in the sense that we conceive of politics as public, relating to all of us who live in cities. We want to offer solutions from Venezuela. We want to be part of the solution to all the problems of life: housing, health. We think new structures of power must be created, or, rather, empowered peop...

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