June 2022 (#178)
The June 2022 issue (#178) of Songlines is now on sale. This issue’s cover stars are the Colombian joropo group Cimarrón, who are deconstructing cowboy myths from the llanos. Other features include an interview with the songbird from Wassoulou, Oumou Sangaré, about her new album, Timbuktu; we announce the winners of this year’s Songlines Music Awards; our UK Festival Guide makes its welcomed return to help you plan your summer; a Beginner’s Guide to Brooklyn-based Afrobeat emissaries Antibalas; a My World interview with the frontman of Aussie rockers The Cat Empire; a Festival Pass from FolkEast as they prepare for their tenth edition; 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 Oumou Sangaré, Leyla McCalla and Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita, plus an extra five bonus tracks featuring music from Antibalas, Nakibembe Xylophone Troupe and Mikis Theodorakis.