Posts Tagged ‘eugene hutz’

Youtube playlist #92

Posted on May 3rd, 2013 in Recent posts by .

So you’ve read about all the new and exciting music featured in the current issue of Songlines. But don’t forget that you can watch it and listen to it too. Each issue, we create a YouTube playlist of featured videos to give you the full interactive Songlines experience. You can view the playlist here.

Some of the highlights of this issue’s videos include:

Songlines Music Awards 2013 winners video (we announced the winners in this year’s awards, click here to find out more)


Manu Chao (Peter Culshaw looks back at the trials and tribulations of Manu’s Clandestino years)


Goran Bregovic and Eugene Hütz (the Gogol Bordello frontman picks this track, ‘Be That Man’, as well as five others on his playlist featured on this issue’s covermount CD)


Guy Schalom and The Baladi Blues Ensemble (the group are set to play Songlines Encounters Festival on June 6)


The Yoruba Women’s Choir (we meet up with choir leader Funmi Olawumi as she embarks on a UK tour this summer)


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Eugene Hütz’s playlist and the 10 best new releases in the new Songlines issue

Posted on April 27th, 2013 in Recent posts by .

The June 2013 issue of Songlines is now on sale. It includes our regular Top of the World CD with ten tracks from the finest new releases from around the planet. The CD also includes five tracks selected by Gogol Bordello frontman, Eugene Hütz.

The Top of the World CD features tracks from acclaimed Touareg guitarist Bombino; much-loved Portuguese singer Ana Moura; Algerian singer and activist Rachid Taha; iconic Brazilian composer Caetano Veloso; a tidal wave of Afro-Latin grooves from Family Atlantica and Gladiators’ bassist Clinton Fearon reinvents the band’s classic tracks, amongst others.

Pick up your copy here or at selected WHSmith’s and all good record retailers. Feast your ears on these all-new tracks:

* Bombino ‘Imuhur’ on Nonesuch Records
* Clinton Fearon ‘Let Jah be Praised’ on Sterns Music
* Amparo Sánchez ‘La Cuenta Atrás’ on Wrasse Records
* Family Atlantica ‘Manicero’ on Soundway Records
* Caetano Veloso ‘Um Abraçaço’ on Decca Records
* Bella Hardy ‘The Seventh Girl’ on Noe Records
* Debashish Bhattacharya ‘Kirwani One.5+8.Five’ on Riverboat Records
* Ana Moura ‘Amor Afoito’ on Decca Records
* Rachid Taha ‘Ana’ on Wrasse Records
* Stephan Micus ‘I Praise You, Sacred Mother’ on ECM Records

Plus Eugene Hütz’s playlist:

* Goran Bregović featuring Eugene Hütz ‘Be That Man’ on Wrasse Records
* Kozak System ‘Shablia’ on Kozak System Records
* Kapelle Böllberg ‘Mädchenpop’ on Kapelle Böllberg Records
* A Tribe Called Red ‘Electric Pow Wow Drum’ on A Tribe Called Red Records
* Seu Jorge and Almaz ‘The Model’ on Now-Again Records

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The new June Songlines podcast is now available through iTunes

Posted on April 26th, 2013 in News, Recent posts by .

This podcast includes highlights from the June 2013 issue of Songlines (#92) opening with music by Manu Chao from Baionarena (Because). Songlines editor-in-chief, Simon Broughton, plays a track by Mariachi el Bronx, a bonus track chosen by Gogol Bordello’s frontman Eugene Hütz as part of his playlist this issue. 

Features include: Peter Culshaw talks about his new biography on Manu Chao; Nasim Masoud announces the winners of the Songlines Music Awards 2013; and Nigel Williamson reports on the Nigerian singer Funmi Olawumi. Nathaniel Handy brings you the latest news with an excerpt from Zucchero (Wrasse) and more. The podcast ends with a track by Abida Parveen (Navras).

The next Songlines podcast, featuring highlights from the July issue (#93), will be available from June 7 2013.

Click here to download 

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June 2013 issue of Songlines (#92) is on sale in the UK from April 26

Posted on April 24th, 2013 in News, Recent posts by .

Manu Chao, Songlines Music Awards 2013 winners and your guide to the world’s best festivals

The June 2013 issue of Songlines is on sale in the UK from April 26 and includes our regular Top of the World CD with ten tracks from the finest new releases from around the planet. The CD also includes five tracks selected by Gogol Bordello frontman Eugene Hütz, plus a bonus track from Smithsonian Folkways

The Top of the World CD includes tracks from Touareg guitarist Bombino; popular fado star Ana Moura; Algerian singer and activist Rachid Taha; a Soundway debut from Family Atlantica; award-winning English folk artist Bella Hardy and iconic Brazilian composer Caetano Veloso.

The main editorial features include:




Songlines Music Awards 2013 winners – We announce the four winners of the fifth annual awards.
• Manu Chao – With an extract from Peter Culshaw’s upcoming book, he reveals how Clandestino’s success turned Manu Chao’s life around.
• The Songlines Festival Guide 2013 – Our definitive guide to this year’s best UK and international festivals.
• Funmi Olawumi – The Nigerian singer prepares to bring Yoruba gospel to an international audience.
• Peret – Spain’s original Gypsy king talks rumba catalan, Franco’s regime and Eurovision.
• Baladi Blues – Set to play at Songlines Encounters Festival, Guy Schalom and Sheik Taha talk Egyptian street music.

• Beginner’s Guide to Abida Parveen.
• Postcard from Equatorial Guinea.
• Backpage from Bangkok.
• My World – Gogol Bordello frontman, Eugene Hütz.
• Grooves – the Louisiana princess of Cajun Sarah Savoy, Family Atlantica frontwoman Luzmira Zerpa and Cape Verdean singer Zé Luis.
• News, including updates from Mali and the return of Zucchero.
• Reviews of the latest CD, DVD, book and world cinema releases.

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