Introducing Songlines issue #128 (June 2017)

Posted on May 9th, 2017 in Features, Recent posts by .


The June 2017 (#128) issue of Songlines is now on sale!

Our cover star this issue is folk singer and song collector Sam Lee, who talks about singing with nightingales, his Nordic project Vindauga and recording for the forthcoming film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.


Other features include coverage of the winners of the 2017 Songlines Music Awards; a round-up of all the best UK festivals; an interview with Canadian banjo player Jayme Stone; a Beginner’s Guide to Indian bansuri player Hariprasad Chaurasia; plus the latest CD, DVD, book and world cinema reviews.


The Top of the World CD includes Oumou Sangaré, Sväng, Lisa Knapp and 75 Dollar Bill, as well as a guest playlist from the composer Max Richter, featuring Hailu Mergia, Spiro and Konono No 1.


This issue also features a bonus CD of highlights from artists appearing at this year’s World Music Festival Chicago, including tracks from Iberi Choir, Tcheka and Grand Tapestry.


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