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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

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.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Playlist: Women of Hip-Hop

Spanning from Senegal to Guatemala, Libya to London, this global roster of female MCs continues in the footsteps of legends like MC Lyte and Lauryn Hill, helping to redefine women’s role in hip-hop.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Aziza Brahim: Voice of the Resistance

The Western Sahara has been the subject of dispute for many decades. One of its most eloquent activists and singers, Aziza Brahim, talks about life in exile and how music and politics are inseparable

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