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Spiers & Boden interview

Lockdown offered folk duo Jon Boden and John Spiers time to revisit some of the more joyful corners of the traditional English canon. They speak to Julian May about the resulting album and the process of working together again

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Meeting Joachim Cooder

Joachim Cooder’s most recent album recasts cuts from banjo player Uncle Dave Macon for a new generation. Jane Cornwell follows the lauded multi-instrumentalist along the path to archival reinvention

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Songlines November 2021 issue is out now!

Our climate crisis special edition with an in-depth guide to eco-engaged artists worldwide; the Sufi roots of Arab electronics; interviews with Susana Baca and Michael Spitzer; a Beginner's Guide to producer Ian Brennan, plus more inside

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