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New issue of Songlines Magazine (Jan/Feb 2014) out now

Posted on December 6th, 2013 in News, Recent posts by .

Cover-fan-buy-web_NoBuyNow97Omar Souleyman, Katie Derham and Kathryn Tickell 

The January/February 2014 issue of Songlines (#97) is on sale in the UK from today. The issue includes our regular Top of the World CD featuring ten tracks from the finest new global releases as well as five tracks chosen by BBC radio and TV presenter, Katie Derham.

The Top of the World CD includes tracks from Congolese legends Black Bazar; banjo whizz Noam Pikelny; Brazilian music icon Siba and many more.

This issue’s bonus CD is a 25-track sampler, Wild Music from the Heart of Poland, which is a fascinating compilation of Polish village music.




This issue also includes…

• Best Albums of 2013 – Songlines ten favourite albums of the year.
• Omar Souleyman – The unlikely story of a Syrian wedding singer.
• Future Sounds of Canada – Canadian Aboriginal music with a twist.
• Polish Revival – Poland’s traditional music is seeing a wild revival.
• Dylan Reimagined – Artists from around the world pay tribute to Bob Dylan.
• Assam, India – A look at the sensual and spiritual highs of Assam’s springtime festivals.

• Beginner’s Guide to Northumbrian smallpipes player Kathryn Tickell.
• Festival Pass to Babel Med, Marseille.
• Postcard from Bury.
• My World: a playlist and interview with BBC radio and TV presenter Katie Derham.
• Introducing Aziza Brahim and Alsarah.
• Spotlight on the Arab Music Archiving and Research (AMAR) Foundation.
• Quick Fire: Izzat Majeed, Zaz and Shantel.
• What’s new, including the new Africa Express album, and Abigail Washburn’s US-Chinese folk collaboration.
• Reviews of the latest CD and world cinema releases.

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Katie Derham’s playlist and the 10 best new releases

Posted on December 6th, 2013 in Recent posts by .

The January/February 2014 (#97) issue includes our regular Top of the World CD with ten tracks from the world’s finest new releases. The CD also includes five tracks selected by BBC Radio and TV presenter Katie Derham.


The Top of the World CD includes tracks from Congolese legends Black Bazar; banjo whizz Noam Pikelny; Brazilian music icon Siba and many more.

Pick up your copy here, at selected UK HMV stores, selected WHSmiths and all good record retailers. Feast your ears on these fresh new tracks:

* Black Bazar ‘Black Bazar Round 2 (radio edit)’ on Lusafrica
* Siba ‘Preparando o Salto (Prepare to Jump)’ on Mais Um Discos
* Ellika, Solo & Rafael ‘Sanka/Virrvals’ on Country & Eastern 
* Noam Pikelny ‘Cheyenne’ on Compass Records
* Eliades Ochoa ‘All Along the Watchtower’ on Buda Musique
* Arun Ghosh ‘Sufi Stomp (Soul of Sindh)’ on Camoci Records
* Alsarah ‘Salaam Nubia’ on The Nile Project
* Will Pound ‘Amazing Grace’ on Lulubug Records
* Mamar Kassey ‘La Famille’ on Innacor Records
* Ashwini Bhide Despande ‘Ustav Pancham se Gara’ on East Meets West Music

Plus Katie Durham’s playlist:

* Milton Nascimento ‘Louva-a-Deus’ on Warner Bros Records
* Seu Jorge ‘Carolina’ on Mr Bongo
* Joyce Moreno ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ on Far Our Recordings
* Bebel Gilberto ‘Bananeira’ on Ziriguiboom
* Amicklar & Chocolate ‘Som de Preto’ on Mr Bongo

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