The April 2017 (#126) issue of Songlines is now on sale!
Our cover stars this issue are the young Zimbabwean band Mokoomba who are making a long-awaited comeback after their 2013 award-winning album.
In this issue we also interview Warsaw Village Band about their collaborative approach to Polish folk music; Bollywood Brass Band and Jyotsna Srikanth talk about their latest project, Carnatic Connection; there’s a report from the Cappadox Festival in Turkey; a preview of a forthcoming photographic exhibition coming to London’s Royal Albert Hall; a Beginner’s Guide to the veteran Senegalese band, Orchestra Baobab; plus the latest CD, DVD, book and world cinema reviews.
The Top of the World CD includes Mokoomba, Rhiannon Giddens, Omar Puente, Inna de Yard, as well as a guest playlist from the best-selling author and historian Peter Frankopan, featuring Lata Mangeshkar, the Russian Army Ensemble and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
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