This podcast includes highlights from the June 2012 issue of Songlines (#84) opening with music from Amadou & Mariam’s new album Folila. Songlines editor-in-chief, Simon Broughton, plays an excerpt by Mariza, a bonus track chosen by Simon Russell Beale as part of his playlist this issue. There is also music from the second CD with this issue, a Back2Black Festival sampler.
Features include: Nigel Williamson on Amadou & Mariam; Nasim Masoud announcing the winners of the Songlines Music Awards 2012; Simon Broughton on Polish punk band, R.U.T.A. and Nathaniel Handy bringing you the latest news with the Official UK World Music Album Chart and more. The podcast ends with music from the late Benjamin Escoriza.
Be sure to check out the exclusive Songlines Music Awards 2012 vodcast, which will download with a free subscription to the Songlines podcast. You can subscribe here or watch the video on YouTube here.
The next Songlines podcast, featuring highlights from the July issue (#85), will be available from June 8 2012.