Mother of Mexico; Lila Downs chats about the problems in her country and how her mestizo background shapes and influences her music
Other features include Hungarian violinist Roby Lakatos who discusses his Gypsy violin lineage; we reveal the winners of this year’s Songlines Music Awards; our new, extensive UK Festival Guide; plus the latest CD, book and world cinema reviews to get stuck into.
The issue’s Top of the World covermount CD includes brand new tracks from Touareg band Imarhan, piper-turned-singer Jarlath Henderson and Welsh alternative folk group 9Bach, plus an exclusive playlist from British singer-songwriter and radio presenter Tom Robinson, who talks about his strong enthusiasm for music and artists that have caught his ear recently.
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