This podcast includes highlights from the March 2012 issue of Songlines (#82) opening with music by Youssou N’Dour (Nonesuch). Songlines editor-in-chief, Simon Broughton, plays an excerpt by Bob Davenport, a bonus track chosen by Mike Harding as part of his playlist this issue. There is also music from the bonus second CD this issue – Brazil New Series.
Features include: Nigel Williamson on Music & Social Change, Doug DeLoach on Carolina Chocolate Drops and Alex Robinson on the late Cesaria Evora. Nathaniel Handy brings you the latest news with the Official UK World Music Album Chart and more. The podcast ends with music from Area 52, the forthcoming album by Rodrigo y Gabriela & C.U.B.A. (Rubyworks).
The next Songlines podcast, featuring highlights from the April/May issue (#83), will be available from 16th March 2012.