Now that you’ve read all about the music featured in the latest issue of Songlines (Jan/Feb 2014, #97), 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:
The next big thing, or is it all hype? We talk to the Syrian wedding singer who is bringing disco dabke to the trendiest corners of the world.
Alex Petropoulos speaks to the US-based singer who is poised to bring Sudanese music to a wider audience.
A Tribe Called Red
The Canadian act are part of a group of musicians breaking the country’s Aboriginal music out of the ghettos into the clubs.
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
The duo were named in our Best Albums of 2013 list, along with other great acts including Bassekou Kouyaté, Buika and Leyla McCalla.