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Songlines July 2021 issue is out now!

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


Hugh Masekela

Known as the 'father of South African jazz,' horn player Hugh Masekela was one of South Africa's finest musicians who used his music to protest against the apartheid regime


Best Albums 2020: Africa

All of these albums received a maximum of five stars when reviewed in the 2020 issues of Songlines. Looking for your next favourite album? This is the perfect place to start.


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