Introducing Songlines issue #134 (January/February 2018)

Posted on December 6th, 2017 in Features, Recent posts by .

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The January/February 2018 (#134) issue of Songlines is now on sale!

Our cover feature this issue is about Gnawa music from Morocco – from its spiritual healing roots to becoming a global festival phenomenon. Other features include our round-up of the Best Albums of 2017; an interview with Irish fiddle player, Martin Hayes and his new quartet; Italian pizzica pioneers Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino; a Beginner’s Guide to the Tunisian oud master Anouar Brahem; a Spotlight on Scotland’s Blazin’ Fiddles; Introducing TootArd from the Golan Heights, plus the latest CD, book, world cinema and live reviews. 

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The Top of the World CD includes tracks from Ibeyi, Boubacar Traoré, Maya Youssef and Belem & The MeKanics, as well as a guest playlist from Peruvian restaurateur, chef, writer and DJ, Martin Morales, featuring music from Ojos de Brujo, Bonobo and others.

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There’s also an exclusive bonus CD from Culture Ireland featuring a selection of emerging Irish artists who will be performing as part of Showcase Scotland at Celtic Connections 25th anniversary edition in January.

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To buy the new issue or to find out more about subscribing to Songlines, please visit: www.songlines.co.uk/subs

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