Now that you’ve read all about the music featured in the latest issue of Songlines, don’t forget you can also watch and listen to it on our YouTube playlist, which we compile every issue for your viewing pleasure. You can find the full playlist here.
Here are a few of its highlights:
Alex Robinson speaks to the Brazil’s legendary statesmen about the 60s tropicália movement and how he has tried to bridge the gaps in Brazil’s class-ridden society.
Béla Fleck, probably the finest banjo virtuoso in the world today, talks to Nigel Williamson about the instrument’s African roots.
We talk to the young Zimbabwean Afro-fusion band who are taking the world by storm.
Jane Cornwell speaks to La Réunion’s rising maloya star.