This podcast includes highlights from the April/May 2012 issue of Songlines (#83), opening with music from Seth Lakeman’s new album Tales from the Barrel House. Songlines editor-in-chief, Simon Broughton, plays an excerpt by Carolina Chocolate Drops, a bonus track from this issue’s My World feature with Huey Morgan. There is also music by panpipe band Narasirato from the Solomon Islands.
Features include: Julian May on Seth Lakeman, Nasim Masoud with the Songlines Music Awards 2012 nominations and Simon Broughton on the Madagascar All Stars. Nathaniel Handy brings you the latest news with the Official UK World Music Album Chart and more. The podcast ends with music from West Bengal as well as Pete Lockett with Rajasthani Folk Musicians playing live at Jodhpur Riff 2010.
The next Songlines podcast, featuring highlights from the June issue (#84), will be available from April 27 2012.