The new July 2013 (#93) podcast is now available on iTunes, and opens with music by Ali Farka Touré from the album Festival in the Desert (IRL). Songlines editor-in-chief, Simon Broughton, plays a bonus track chosen by Mick Jagger, by Peter Tosh, as part of his playlist this issue.
Features include Nigel Williamson with the top five albums from our 25 Best Mali Albums cover feature, Simon Broughton with a report on the mugham musical tradition from Azerbaijan and Tim Cumming on Frisian singer Nynke. Nathaniel Handy brings you the latest news with an excerpt from Souad Massi and more. The podcast ends with a track by Polish instrument maker Andrzej Król.
The next Songlines podcast, featuring highlights from the August/September 2013 issue (#94), will be available from July 19 2013.