May 2021 (#167)
The May 2021 issue (#167) of Songlines is now on sale. This issue’s cover stars are Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi, who talk about their time in lockdown recording their latest album, They're Calling Me Home. We also reveal the nominations for the Songlines Music Awards 2021. Other features include an interview with folk singer-songwriter and activist Peggy Seeger, who shares stories about her remarkable life and career; Piers Faccini reveals his borderless approach to music-making; a Beginner’s Guide to Argentinian accordion player Chango Spasiuk, plus all the latest news, online streamed concert reviews, CD, book and world cinema reviews.
This month's exclusive 15-track Top of the World album (available as a CD and download) includes Frente Cumbiero, Ballaké Sissoko, Jon Boden and Hossein Alizadeh & the Rembrandt Frerichs Trio, plus an exclusive playlist by composer Roxanna Panufnik, featuring music by Shantel, Jordi Savall, Los Desterrados and others.