Paredon Records was founded in 1970 by Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber to shed light on global leftist movements. Paredon set out to amplify the voices of artists and activists that were full of hope and sometimes desperation, voices that expressed the struggles and victories of people standing up for peace and social justice.
(Paredon Records, 1971), 41 mins
(Paredon Records, 1973), 55 mins
(Paredon Records, 1976), 35 mins
A little bit of everything: indigenous tunes, indie deep cuts, hip hop, and cult classics like Selena and José Feliciano.
A tribute to the rich history of punk, grunge, and rock music from across Latin America, including the Peruvian garage band Los Saicos and Chicana punk icon Alice Bag.
A playlist exploring the Afro-Uruguayan street folk music Candombe, which is rooted in drumming and dance rhythms from the Bantu diaspora. Born out of the resistance of enslaved people in Uruguay, Candombe has a rich history and is used to express strong emotion, memory, loss, and celebration.
Playlists curated by Gaby Garcia