Charles Hazlewood’s playlist and the 10 best new releases in the Jan/Feb issue of Songlines (#89)

Posted on December 5th, 2012 in News, Recent posts by .

The January/February 2013 issue of Songlines is on sale in the UK from December 7 and includes our regular Top of the World CD with ten tracks from the finest new releases from around the planet. The Top of the World CD also includes five tracks selected by conductor, TV presenter and founder of the Paraorchestra, Charles Hazlewood.

The Top of the World CD includes tracks from two of Senegal’s finest, Malick Pathé Sow & Bao Sissoko; Scottish fiddle maestro Duncan Chisholm; a new collaboration of golden era Ethiopian sounds from Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Friends; Lusophone languor from António Zambujo; Malagasy guitarist Solorazaf and top UK folk duo Show of Hands, among others.

Pick up your copy here on the website, at selected WHSmith’s and at all good record retailers. Feast your ears on these all-new tracks:

* The Hot 8 Brass Band ‘Steamin’ Blues’ on Tru Thoughts
* Duncan Chisholm ‘The Flooded Meadow’ on Copperfish Records
* António Zambujo ‘Algo Estranho Acontece’ on World Village
* Laïla Amezian ‘Love Song’ on Music & Words
* Solorazaf ‘Zoma Dance’ on Acoustic Music Records
* Mexican Institute of Sound ‘México’ on Chusma Records
* Malick Pathé Sow & Bao Sissoko ‘Bilbasi’ on Muziekpublique
* Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Friends ‘Zerafewa/Eregedawo’ on Terp Records
* Show of Hands ‘Coming Home’ on Hands On Music
* Wu Man ‘Improvisation for Three and a Half Instruments’ on Smithsonian Folkways

Plus Charles Hazlewood’s playlist:

* Dimpho Di Kopane ‘Hot & Dusty’ on Milan Music
* Dimpho Di Kopane ‘Lulamile’s Arrival’ on Milan Music
* Youssou N’Dour ‘Li Ma Weesu’ on Nonesuch Records
* Bellowhead ‘Cold Blows the Wind’ on Navigator
* Baluji Shrivastav ‘Raga Pahari’ on ARC Music

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