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 this issue’s highlights:
25 years; 20 million records and counting. We celebrate world music’s biggest selling act.
Andy Morgan talks Touareg politics and the role of women with the young Malian group.
Justice in the Spring
Weld El 15 (The 15-Year Old Boy) is one of a number of rappers speaking out against Tunisia’s totalitarian regime.
The new wave of Latin psychedelia
Russ Slater takes us on a trip through the latest cumbia and chicha sounds, including the Meridian Brothers.