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Friday, May 10, 2024

UK Festival Guide 2024

Another year, another full season of festivals to revive the soul and please the senses! Where better to plan your summer of culture than with our annual guide to the best festivals in the UK?

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Sväng: A Beginner's Guide

Fiona Talkington unpacks the harmonica quartet’s trajectory, from the mind of Finland’s first mouth-harp graduate to an internationally acclaimed troupe with a repertoire ranging from Radiohead and Harry Potter to tango and Chopin

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Bagpipe Albums | Essential 10

Criminally castigated and distinctly uncool, bagpipes are a mainstay of many traditional musics and are also increasingly finding favour as an experimental instrument of choice. Chris Wheatley picks out ten albums filled with more than just hot air

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Introducing... Ana Lua Caiano

After years of listening to traditional music and protest songs, Björk and Portishead, one of Portugal’s most exciting new singers tells Gonçalo Frota how she created a world all her own

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Spotlight: Sara Curruchich

The Guatemalan singer-songwriter tells Catalina Maria Johnson about her determination to represent women and carry the knowledge of her Indigenous heritage through music. “It’s a revolutionary act,” she confides

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