November 2019 (#152)
The November issue (#152) issue of Songlines is now on sale. The cover feature artist this issue is Iranian kamancheh player Kayhan Kalhor, recipient of the 2019 WOMEX Artist Award. Other features include a look at the changing face of the record industry and how labels and artists are adapting to the digital age; an interview with folk musician Hannah James and her JigDoll Ensemble; Taraf de Impex and their Romanian Gypsy music project, plus all the latest news, event listings and CD, book and world cinema reviews. The Top of the World album this issue includes Rachid Taha, Martin Hayes & Brooklyn Rider, Kefaya + Elaha Soroor and 9Bach, as well as an exclusive playlist compiled by Super Furry Animals’ singer-songwriter Gruff Rhys, featuring music by Tom Zé, Llio Rhydderch, Otim Alpha and others.