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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Indian-Rock Fusion Albums | The Essential 10

The Beatles’ fusion of Indian music into Western pop inspired a monsoon of similarly adventurous experiments. Nigel Williamson offers a chronological selection of the most inventive albums of the last 50 years

Monday, January 10, 2022

Noam Vazana: Ladino Life

Israeli-born vocalist Noam Vazana composes songs in the Jewish Ladino language and speaks here to Simon Broughton about her fascination with this dying tongue

Monday, January 3, 2022

Jeremy Loops | My World

The South African superstar talks about the revolutionary music that inspired him and ‘This Town’, his joyous collaboration with Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Monday, December 20, 2021

The Beatles in India

Nigel Williamson explores The Beatles and India, a new film lifting the lid on the Fab Four’s journey east and the impact that Indian music and culture had on the group’s own sound and legacy

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Ritual Healing | an interview with Ayom

Ahead of their appearance at this year's Songlines Music Awards ceremony, revisit an interview with the Barcelona-based Ayom, whose push for greater global understanding via ritualistic Afro-Lusophone engagements bagged them 2021's Best Group category

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Renaud Garcia-Fons: A Beginner's Guide

Rob Adams examines the extensive career of the acclaimed French double bassist, who has been influential in taking the instrument to its sonic limits

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Squeezebox Albums | The Essential 10

Piano accordions, melodeons, concertinas, bandoneóns – squeezeboxes come in many forms, and have spread all over the globe, adapting to all kinds of traditions. Julian May picks his favourite squeezebox albums

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