August/September 2022 (#180)
The August/September 2022 issue (#180) of Songlines is now on sale. This issue’s cover star is the king of Cuban cool, Cimafunk, whose funky grooves are taking the world by storm. Other features include a trip down memory lane to celebrate four decades of WOMAD; a journey into the dark world of Poland’s pagan music; an interview with London-based fusioneers Khiyo, who talk about their new album, Bondona; tracing the music that helped build a nation as Jamaica celebrates 60 years of independence this August; a Beginner’s Guide to the genre-defying sitarist, Anoushka Shankar; a My World interview with early music specialist Jordi Savall; plus all the latest news, concert reviews, CD, book and world cinema reviews.
This month’s Top of the World album (available as a CD and download) includes Avalanche Kaito, Sessa and Lewis Wood, plus an extra five bonus tracks featuring music from Cimafunk, Anoushka Shankar and Fulu Miziki.