April 2020 (#156)
The April issue (#156) of Songlines is now on sale. Our cover star this issue is Anoushka Shankar who talks about her new collaborators and her father Ravi’s centenary celebrations. Other features include a Guide to Mongolian and Tuvan throat singing; an interview with song collector Martin Koenig about his rare Bulgarian folk recordings; a Spotlight on Spiro and their collaboration with Synergy Vocals; a Beginner’s Guide to the Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto, plus all the latest news, event listings, CD and world cinema reviews, in addition to Songlines annual International World Music Festival Guide. The 15-track Top of the World CD with the issue (which is also available as a download to digital subscribers) includes Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela, Antibalas and Tuulikki Bartosik, plus an exclusive playlist by British singer-songwriter ESKA, featuring music by DakhaBrakha, Lijadu Sisters, Noura Mint Seymali and others.