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WOMAD radio weekender

Despite the disappointing cancellation of this year's event, WOMAD reaches out to world music fans via the airwaves this coming weekend

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Tools of the trade

Get the expert track on the instruments that set the globe grooving and the world listening with Songlines’ free digital magazine boasting selections of Tools of the Trade articles on the tama, cimbalom, djembé, gamelan, saz and duduk

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Lion’s Drums: A Respect for Nature

French producer Lion’s Drums talks to Russ Slater about recording the Kogi people of northern Colombia whose singing practices form an integral component of their profound relationship with nature

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Ben Aylon: an African obsession

The Israeli multi-instrumentalist talks about the fascination with African music which shaped his debut album, Xalam, an exhilaratingly kinetic collection featuring star turns from Doudou Ndiaye Rose and Khaira Arby

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Angélique Kidjo – My World interview with the iconic West African chanteuse 

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Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek – Anatolia’s rising psych-soul sensations

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Lakou Mizik – Voodoo, rara, roots and rhythms 

Seckou Keita – Beginner's Guide to the Senegalese kora master 

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