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Songlines Youtube Playlist #97

Posted on December 20th, 2013 in News, Recent posts by .

Now that you’ve read all about the music featured in the latest issue of Songlines (Jan/Feb 2014, #97), don’t forget you can also watch and listen to it on our YouTube playlist, which we compile every issue for your viewing pleasure. You can find the full playlist here.

Here are a few of this issue’s highlights:

Omar Souleyman
The next big thing, or is it all hype? We talk to the Syrian wedding singer who is bringing disco dabke to the trendiest corners of the world.

Alex Petropoulos speaks to the US-based singer who is poised to bring Sudanese music to a wider audience.


A Tribe Called Red
The Canadian act are part of a group of musicians breaking the country’s Aboriginal music out of the ghettos into the clubs.


Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
The duo were named in our Best Albums of 2013 list, along with other great acts including Bassekou Kouyaté, Buika and Leyla McCalla.

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The new Jan/Feb Songlines podcast is now available through iTunes

Posted on December 7th, 2013 in News, Recent posts by .

SL97PodcastImageThis podcast includes highlights from the January/February 2014 issue of Songlines (#97) opening with music from Syrian singer Omar Souleyman (Domino Records). Songlines editor-in-chief, Simon Broughton, plays a track by Canadian band A Tribe Called Red and another from the bonus CD of Polish music with this issue.

Features: Matthew Milton on the Bob Dylan tribute project plus Jo Frost and Simon Broughton introduce the Best Albums of 2013. Nathaniel Handy brings you the latest news with music by Spiers & Boden and more. The podcast ends with a track by Northumbrian smallpipes player Kathryn Tickell.

The next Songlines podcast, featuring highlights from the March 2014 issue (#98), will be available from January 31 2014.

Click here to download the podcast.

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Eugene Hütz’s playlist and the 10 best new releases in the new Songlines issue

Posted on April 27th, 2013 in Recent posts by .

The June 2013 issue of Songlines is now on sale. It includes our regular Top of the World CD with ten tracks from the finest new releases from around the planet. The CD also includes five tracks selected by Gogol Bordello frontman, Eugene Hütz.

The Top of the World CD features tracks from acclaimed Touareg guitarist Bombino; much-loved Portuguese singer Ana Moura; Algerian singer and activist Rachid Taha; iconic Brazilian composer Caetano Veloso; a tidal wave of Afro-Latin grooves from Family Atlantica and Gladiators’ bassist Clinton Fearon reinvents the band’s classic tracks, amongst others.

Pick up your copy here or at selected WHSmith’s and all good record retailers. Feast your ears on these all-new tracks:

* Bombino ‘Imuhur’ on Nonesuch Records
* Clinton Fearon ‘Let Jah be Praised’ on Sterns Music
* Amparo Sánchez ‘La Cuenta Atrás’ on Wrasse Records
* Family Atlantica ‘Manicero’ on Soundway Records
* Caetano Veloso ‘Um Abraçaço’ on Decca Records
* Bella Hardy ‘The Seventh Girl’ on Noe Records
* Debashish Bhattacharya ‘Kirwani One.5+8.Five’ on Riverboat Records
* Ana Moura ‘Amor Afoito’ on Decca Records
* Rachid Taha ‘Ana’ on Wrasse Records
* Stephan Micus ‘I Praise You, Sacred Mother’ on ECM Records

Plus Eugene Hütz’s playlist:

* Goran Bregović featuring Eugene Hütz ‘Be That Man’ on Wrasse Records
* Kozak System ‘Shablia’ on Kozak System Records
* Kapelle Böllberg ‘Mädchenpop’ on Kapelle Böllberg Records
* A Tribe Called Red ‘Electric Pow Wow Drum’ on A Tribe Called Red Records
* Seu Jorge and Almaz ‘The Model’ on Now-Again Records

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