Joe Boyd’s playlist and the 10 best new releases in the March 2013 issue of Songlines (#90)

Posted on January 31st, 2013 in News, Recent posts, Reviews by .

The March 2013 issue of Songlines is on sale in the UK from tomorrow and includes our regular Top of the World CD with ten tracks from the finest new releases from around the planet. The CD also includes five tracks selected by American record producer and writer, Joe Boyd.

The Top of the World CD features tracks from American duo Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer; Malian ngoni star Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba; Italian troubadour Vinicio Capossela; energetic Finnish fiddling from Frigg; Senegalese musical ambassador Abdou Diop; New York bluegrass group The Dust Busters with John Cohen and the youthful We Banjo 3, 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:

* Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni ba ‘Ne Me Fatigue Pas’ on Out Here Records
* Nicolas Repac ‘Chain Gang Blues’ on No Format
* Frigg ‘Vierivä’ on Frigg Ltd
* Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer ‘Willie’s Lady (Child 6)’ on Wilderland Records
* Ballaké Sissoko ‘Asa Branca’ on No Format
* We Banjo 3 ‘Over the Waterfall/Liberty Polka’ on We Banjo 3
* Abdou Diop ‘Kodo’ on Sterns 
* Vinicio Capossela ‘Abbandonato’ on Ponderose Music & Art
* The Dust Busters with John Cohen ‘The Honest Farmer’ on Smithsonian Folkways 
* Arifa ‘Maktub’ on Mundus Production

Plus Joe Boyd’s playlist:

* Carlos Gardel ‘Mano a Mano’ on Nimbus Records
* Toots & the Maytals ‘Premature’ on Island Records
* Étoile de Dakar featuring Youssou N’Dour ‘Jalo’ on Sterns
* Detty Kurnia ‘Sorban Palid’ on Riverboat Records
* Forro in the Dark ‘Asa Branca’ on Nublu Records

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