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Monday, December 9, 2019

The 10 Essential Cuban Female Singers

Charlotte Algar highlights 10 essential singers from this musical island nation, including Daymé Arocena, La Lupe, Celia Crúz and many more

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

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Stephan Micus: A Beginner's Guide

The polymath German instrumentalist has an impressive back catalogue. Simon Broughton examines his wealth of recordings to date

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

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Jim Moray: A Beginner's Guide

Once the wunderkind of the English folk scene, Jim Moray’s sound has matured and coalesced over his career. Tim Cumming dives into his catalogue

Monday, November 11, 2019

Romanian Roots: Essential 10 Albums

Simon Broughton recommends some of the best Romanian albums, from Taraf de Haidouks and Fanfare Ciocărlia to The Balanescu Quartet

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