Folk stars congregate in Belfast for the annual awards ceremony
Chris Moss believes less really is more and explains why the digital garden of endless variety is no Eden
Simon Broughton checks into the last day of digital performances and enjoys the concerts of Hungarian bands with a real audience that took place in Budapest.
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
A deft exploration of identity, Zoë Modiga’s latest album proves the South African is on the up. She speaks with Jane Cornwell about topics ranging from Black Lives Matter to the cultural importance of cattle in African society