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Friday, November 22, 2019;

Introducing... Lakha Khan

It’s rare to see 70-year-olds in our Introducing series, says Simon Broughton, but it is time to take a fresh look at the veteran master;

Friday, November 15, 2019;

Introducing... Santrofi

The new band from Ghana are injecting a fresh energy into the country’s traditional highlife style. Jo Frost speaks to them;

Friday, November 15, 2019;

My world: Gruff Rhys

The Welsh musician of Super Furry Animals fame speaks to Garth Cartwright about his fascination for songs sung in languages other than English;

Thursday, November 14, 2019;

Introducing... Bongeziwe Mabandla

Diane Coetzer catches up with the South African singer-songwriter who is making waves on a European tour prior to the release of his third album;

Friday, November 1, 2019;

What next for the record label?

The record industry is in a state of flux, with many labels struggling to keep up with the rapidly changing marketplace. Yet there are artists and labels still riding the wave and who are unanimous about their ultimate motivation – making great music;

Thursday, October 31, 2019;

At home with Ali Farka Touré

To record Ali Farka Touré’s album 'Niafunké', World Circuit took a mobile studio all the way to Mali. Nigel Williamson went to meet Touré for Songlines in the summer of 1999 and found out why his commitments at home meant that the mountain had to go to Mohammed;

Tuesday, October 29, 2019;

Jambinai: definitely not K-Pop

David Hutcheon speaks to Jambinai, the South Korean band bravely exploring a middle ground between traditional music and heavy metal;

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