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Friday, August 16, 2019

Ethiopian Albums – The Essential 10

From storytelling azmari bards to grooving Ethio-jazzers, Ethiopia has inarguably produced some giants of the world music scene. Jim Hickson picks out some cornerstone recordings from the country’s rich musical history;

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Eliades Ochoa: A Beginner's Guide

Mary Farquharson marvels at the career of the much-loved former Buena Vista Social Club musician who is still highly influential today;

Thursday, April 11, 2019

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;

Thursday, March 21, 2019

20 Great Artists from 20 Years of Songlines

All of these artists who released their first solo album during the lifetime of Songlines (ie since 1999), including Fatoumata Diawara, Mariza, Sam Lee and many more;

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