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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Playlist: Indian Electronica

A Songlines playlist for Apple Music featuring both emerging talent and established names of the Indian electronica scene.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Playlist: Musicians in Exile

A Songlines playlist for Apple Music exploring the music of musicians who left their home countries for one reason or another.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Playlist: Global A Capella

A playlist created by Songlines for Apple music that showcases a wide range of artists singing a capella

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Eliza Carthy: Wayward and Free

Nathaniel Handy speaks to English singer-songwriter Eliza Carthy, who is the happiest she’s ever been with her new band, new voice and newfound freedom

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Mariza’s World

Mariza won the Best Artist category in the Songlines Music Awards 2016. Following the release of her first album in five years, Mariza makes sure fado is not a limitation. Mundo, she tells Gonçalo Frota, is her way of saying these are happy times

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

A to Z of World Music

World music is a maze. And what you need is a good map. So here is our A to Z of world music, taking you from Africa Express to Zimbabwe, from Balkan brass to qawwali and from cumbia to WOMAD

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

50 Great Moments in World Music

We've noted 50 great moments from 7000BC to the present day – concerts and confrontations, collaborations and conspiracies – all of which have shaped the sounds we're listening to today

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

10 Songs that Shook the World

Here’s our pick of the Ten Songs That Shook The World. Some of them are political, but others are simply popular songs, tunes that shake butts rather than regimes

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Fela Kuti: A Beginner’s Guide

The perfect introduction to Fela Kuti – a true original: ‘Never have life, politics, art and music been so inextricably linked together in one incendiary, insurrectionary and highly danceable package’

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Jazz is World Music

Why is there so much snobbery and closed-mindedness about jazz from the ‘world music police’?

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Baaba Maal: Return of the Podor Son

A spokesman for his people and proud champion of West African culture, Katharina Lobeck Kane salutes the Senegalese sensation Baaba Maal.

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