"Hardcore punk is like water. It's going to find a way."
With an authoritarian strongman in office and music venues scarce, brutal bands like Engulfed and Hellsodomy are still keeping the faith in Ankara and Istanbul.
From supporting each others' releases to teaching beatmaking workshops to children, these guys are putting community first on Jalan Wijilan in Yogyakarta.
Even after attacks on nightclubs, a failed coup, and changes in regulations that threaten the existence of all but the most wealthy venues, groups of misfits are still finding places to dance in Turkey.
Drawn to cheaper living and good beaches, young creatives are helping Wollongong develop a vibrant music community.
The DMV is finally developing a substantial hip-hop scene, and its sound, once defined purely by go-go, is evolving in the internet era.
Turns out there's a ton of killer metal, punk, and weirdo rock bands killing it up in Rochester, Albany, Syracuse, and Buffalo.
Turkey is a melting pot of cultures, and its storied capital is no exception. Explore arabesque, hip-hop, post-punk, and more from the conflicted, cosmopolitan city where East meets West.
Although it's more often the punchline of dirty jokes, Tijuana is proving there's a robust music scene in Mexico beyond the capital.