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Monday, February 19, 2018

Criolo: Soul Searching

The hugely popular Brazilian rap artist Criolo is refreshingly self-effacing when he meets Russ Slater to talk about his work and the problems facing Brazil

Monday, February 19, 2018

Playlist: Forgotten England

A Songlines playlist for Apple Music featuring Eliza Carthy, Sam Lee, Bellowhead and The Unthanks

Monday, February 19, 2018

Playlist: Reggae Instrumentals

A Songlines playlist for Apple Music exploring the rarefied world of the pure reggae instrumental track, including Augustus Pablo, The Revolutionaries and Tommy McCook

Monday, February 19, 2018

Playlist: Middle Earth Music

A Songlines playlist for Apple Music exploring Scandinavian folk music that evokes the world of JRR Tolkien by Emilia Amper, Rydvall Mjelva, Slow Moving Clouds, and many more

Monday, February 19, 2018

Playlist: Salsa From The Street

A Songlines playlist for Apple Music charting the rise of the Fania label, featuring Eddie Palmieri, La Lupe, Ray Barretto and Cheo Feliciano

Monday, February 19, 2018

Playlist: Winter’s Frost and Fire

A Songlines playlist for Apple music featuring tracks to warm the heart and soul by Bellowhead, Steeleye Span, Fleet Foxes and more

Friday, February 16, 2018

Afrobeat Albums – The Essential 10

Afrobeat is seeing something of a resurgence – with the release of a Fela documentary and new albums from two of the genre’s greats. Max Reinhardt gets into the groove and highlights ten of the best albums.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Songs of the Syrian refugees

In a place where freedom of speech easily gets you arrested, refugees have daringly turned to music and poetry in order to express their feelings. Alexandra Petropoulos reports

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