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Songlines Magazine 7h
Our intrepid festivaleer fell down a rabbit hole and ended up in . We’ve just about managed to pull him back into reality, albeit with some twigs in his hair and mud in his boots. Here’s his story…
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Songlines Magazine Aug 20
Spotlight: . Her music is an evolution of Wassoulou music from Mali led by her powerful, beautiful voice. She will perform at the ceremony at , Nov 30. Tix from :
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Maya Youssef Aug 16
I’m so looking forward to perform again at after last year’s sold out concert encounters. This time I will be playing with the wonderful on guitar. 18th September Tickets :
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Songlines Magazine Aug 18
Did you know that Mama Afrika Miriam Makeba recorded an Ethiopian song on her 1967 album Pata Pata? Well, she did, it's this one, originally by Tlahoun Gessesse. If you like this, the whole of Pata Pata is being reissued on on September 6.
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Songlines Magazine Aug 17
It’s still technically summer where we are, and what’s better than some summery music on a Saturday afternoon?! Brazilian music is always perfect for the summer, so let’s have a nice relaxing listen to this master of the cuica. It’s…certainly something!
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Songlines Magazine Aug 17
Meet the finalists! #6 Sally Street. Sally Street is a multi-instrumentalist and evolutionary anthropologist. An honorary northerner from south-east London, she’s influenced by minimalism, electronica and video game music. Listen and vote:
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Songlines Magazine Aug 16
The great left us on this day in 1997. For their 30th anniversary this year, have dug up Khan’s very first performance at a – in 1985 – from their archives. Read our review in Songlines #151 – on sale next week!
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ISM Aug 16
Our Chief Exec was just on discussing the impact musicians will incur in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Read our advice at
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Songlines Magazine Aug 16
Meet the finalists! #5 . Alison Selby is a 23-year-old musician, programmer and poet from the Isle of Wight/Brighton making Warp-inspired experimental electronic and noisy post-punk music. Listen and vote:
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Songlines Magazine Aug 16
Something exciting just arrived at the Songlines office...
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Songlines Magazine Aug 14
One of our favourite festivals is the wonderful . They showcase the best in African and Afro-diasporic music from all over…and it’s all free, every year! Help keep Oyé free by donating on their website or by becoming a Friend of Oyé – more info:
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Songlines Magazine Aug 13
Spotlight: . Their rippling strings create beautiful shimmers of sound that reach back into their cultures' ancient pasts. They will perform at the ceremony at , Nov 30. Tix from :
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Songlines Magazine Aug 11
Introducing the Songlines t-shirt K9 range 😂
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PRS Foundation Aug 10
You can enjoy all of the final remix’s for the David Attenborough Remix competition in this podcast presented by >
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Songlines Magazine Aug 9
Today's the last day (August 9) for subscribers to claim their 25% discount off the Songlines anniversary publication on-sale next month. For more details, visit
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Soundcrash Aug 8
A whole host of incredible talent from across the globe will be celebrating the world of music at The Music Awards this November. Which of these live performances are you looking forward to the most? Tickets:
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Songlines Magazine Aug 8
Meet the finalists! #4 Kottarashky. Kottarashky, aka Nikola Gruev, opened the door to hitherto undiscovered spaces of Balkan music with his first album Opa Hey! in 2009 and uses sounds from the Bulgarian countryside. Listen and vote:
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Songlines Magazine Aug 7
The Songlines ‘David Attenborough’ Remix Competition podcast, presented by and in partnership with , is the #1 Music Podcast on Find out why at
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Songlines Magazine Aug 7
Meet the finalists! #3 Clism. Clism is the ambient project of Rachel Barker () combining field recordings and samples with a vapourware influence. She is currently working on a project on the Scunthorpe Steelworks. Listen and vote:
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