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La Linea Festival: First line-up announced

Posted on December 5th, 2017 in Recent posts by .

 

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Photo: Mário Pires

The London Latin Music Festival, La Linea, will return in April 2018 with an eclectic line-up of artists

The first acts set to perform at London’s La Linea Festival, the London Latin music event which runs for ten days at the end of April, include Buena Vista Social Club frontman Eliades Ochoa, French-Chilean musician Ana Tijoux (pictured) and legendary Senegalese dance group Orchestra Baobab.

Since its inception in 2001, the festival has shone a spotlight on both emerging and established Latin acts, providing an international platform for their work. Taking place London-wide in a variety of venues including the Barbican, Electric Brixton and the Royal Albert Hall, La Linea will continue to ignite a Latin spark across the capital this April.

The first acts confirmed are:

Sonorama
Ariwo + Soundspecies
Eliades Ochoa
Ana Tijoux
Orchestra Baobab
Mexrrissey
La Pegatina

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New issue preview: July (#109)

Posted on June 4th, 2015 in News, Recent posts by .

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A Sufi Stance; we catch up with the Senegalese veteran at home in Dakar and chat to the singer about his spiritual antidote to hardline Islam.

Other features include Buena Vista’s Eliades Ochoa & Omara Portuondo as they continue their farewell tour; Criolo, the hugely popular Brazilian rapper and singer, reveals that he almost didn’t record his second album; a Beginner’s Guide to Dominican music star Juan Luis Guerra; plus the latest album, book and world cinema reviews to get stuck into.

The issue’s Top of the World covermount CD includes brand new tracks from Seckou Keita, Dele Sosimi and Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, plus a playlist from soul singer Joss Stone, who talks about her ambitious Total World Tour.

On sale in the UK from June 12. Click here to purchase your copy now.

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Katie Derham’s playlist and the 10 best new releases

Posted on December 6th, 2013 in Recent posts by .

The January/February 2014 (#97) issue includes our regular Top of the World CD with ten tracks from the world’s finest new releases. The CD also includes five tracks selected by BBC Radio and TV presenter Katie Derham.

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The Top of the World CD includes tracks from Congolese legends Black Bazar; banjo whizz Noam Pikelny; Brazilian music icon Siba and many more.

Pick up your copy here, at selected UK HMV stores, selected WHSmiths and all good record retailers. Feast your ears on these fresh new tracks:

* Black Bazar ‘Black Bazar Round 2 (radio edit)’ on Lusafrica
* Siba ‘Preparando o Salto (Prepare to Jump)’ on Mais Um Discos
* Ellika, Solo & Rafael ‘Sanka/Virrvals’ on Country & Eastern 
* Noam Pikelny ‘Cheyenne’ on Compass Records
* Eliades Ochoa ‘All Along the Watchtower’ on Buda Musique
* Arun Ghosh ‘Sufi Stomp (Soul of Sindh)’ on Camoci Records
* Alsarah ‘Salaam Nubia’ on The Nile Project
* Will Pound ‘Amazing Grace’ on Lulubug Records
* Mamar Kassey ‘La Famille’ on Innacor Records
* Ashwini Bhide Despande ‘Ustav Pancham se Gara’ on East Meets West Music

Plus Katie Durham’s playlist:

* Milton Nascimento ‘Louva-a-Deus’ on Warner Bros Records
* Seu Jorge ‘Carolina’ on Mr Bongo
* Joyce Moreno ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ on Far Our Recordings
* Bebel Gilberto ‘Bananeira’ on Ziriguiboom
* Amicklar & Chocolate ‘Som de Preto’ on Mr Bongo

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