Natalia Lafourcade digs up her Latin roots; explorations into sacred Māori instrumentation; an interview with Frank London; a Beginner's Guide to folk icon Martin Carthy, and more inside
Outstanding new releases from Ben Aylon, La Chicana, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, Lakou Mizik & Joseph Ray, Yat-Kha and more...
Outstanding new releases from Frente Cumbiero, Ballaké Sissoko, Peggy Seeger, Piers Faccini, Jon Boden, Sarah-Jane Summers & Juhani Silvola and more. Tracks from all of these albums are included on the free cover-CD with the May 2021 issue of Songlines
Shika Shika launch a crowdfunding appeal and the first single from the forthcoming Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean
Get an exclusive first listen to tropical beat-maker El Búho's latest remix, taken from his forthcoming album Tributaries
Great new releases from Les Mamans du Congo & Rrobin, Made Kuti, Urban Village, Edgelarks and more... Tracks from all of these albums are included on the free cover-CD with the March 2021 issue of Songlines
Martin Longley reports from a long weekender in Brussels with tabla legend Zakir Hussain, pan-African supergroup Les Amazones d'Afrique and frenetic Ugandan DJ Kamire.
Chris Jagger talks to his brother, Rolling Stones frontman Mick, about his favourite music from around the world