To celebrate the two-year anniversary of the release, Julian May, producer of 'David Attenborough – My Field Recordings from Across the Planet', explains how this extraordinary album came about, with photos courtesy of David Attenborough
The legendary broadcaster revisits the sounds of his early career on a recent BBC programme that reveals a little-known side to the beloved naturalist – that of a world music collector. He shares his favourite tracks with producer Julian May
Burland announced as the winner of the Songlines Remix Competition following a public vote
The nation's favourite natural scientist discusses his recently-rediscovered musical field recordings from 1954-63 in the latest issue of Songlines Magazine
After gathering dust for almost 60 years, the music recordings made by the nation’s beloved nature scientist have been compiled together on a special double CD, available to order now
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Amid civil unrest, a slew of young African artists are transforming the perception of their continent, shaking up the mainstream with their infectious Afrobeats insurgency. Russ Slater surveys the scene’s UK roots and global impact
The new competition will see UK-based artists remixing Indonesian music from David Attenborough's My Field Recordings From Across The Planet.
Six remixes of Sir David Attenborough's 1956 recording of gender wayang have made the shortlist. Now it's your turn to choose the winner!