10 reasons to buy the Aug/Sept 2013 (#94) issue of Songlines

Posted on August 13th, 2013 in News, Recent posts by .


The brand new issue of Songlines is on sale and available in HMV, WHSmiths and ever-friendly independent magazine stores. Seen a copy and still not picked it up? Here are 10 reasons why you really should.

  • Cover star Gilberto Gil shares memories of his leading role in the 1960s tropicália movement with Caetano Veloso.
  • Béla Fleck speaks about his explorations into the banjo’s African roots.
  • Zimbabwean funksters Mokoomba talk about their home country’s minority cultures and their eclectic Afro-fusion.
  • Read about Festival Interceltique De Lorient in France, where all things Celtic are celebrated on a grand scale.
  • La Réunion’s Christine Salem discusses her personal connection between ancestral spirits and music.
  • Free CD with our ten Top of the World picks, plus five tracks picked by BBC DJ and folk connoisseur Mark Radcliffe.
  • ANOTHER bonus CD featuring music from our Norwegian friends, record label Etnisk Musiklubb.
  • More CD and World Cinema reviews than you can shake a stick at: dig in, digest and discover the world’s best new music and film.
  • Simon Broughton sends us a postcard from the Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak.
  • Have a peak at what we got up to at Glastonbury Festival 2013.

Click here to purchase your copy now!

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