A Polar Storm; Canada’s most famous Inuit throat singer, Tanya Tagaq, has been stunning audiences since first collaborating with Björk. We talk to the controversial figure on her revolutionary ideals.
Other features include this year’s Songlines Music Awards winners, our annual guide to the best music festivals around the world, a Beginner’s Guide to Boubacar Traoré, plus nearly one hundred of the latest CD, book and world cinema reviews.
The issue’s Top of the World covermount CD includes brand new tracks from Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni ba, Lau and Gisela João, plus a playlist from Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos, who gets stuck into some rebetika, cumbia and African disco.
On sale in the UK from May 1. Click here to purchase your copy now.