Posted in March 2014

Introducing… Ibibio Sound Machine

Introducing… Ibibio Sound Machine

This feature originally appeared in Songlines #99 (April/May 2014) p24. Download a pdf here. The British-Nigerian singer Eno Williams talks to Alexandra Petropoulos about her role as a storyteller There’s nothing like a bit of good old-fashioned storytelling. If the stories are set to some of the funkiest beats this side of disco’s heyday, even better. And that’s … Continue reading

Songlines Music Awards 2014: The Nominations

Songlines Music Awards 2014: The Nominations

This feature originally appeared in Songlines #99 (April/May 2014) p30. Download a pdf here. Now in their sixth year, the Songlines Music Awards celebrate the wealth of musical talent from around the world. Here are this year’s nominees, as voted by you. The winners will be announced in our 100th issue, on sale April 25. Words: Alexandra Petropoulos … Continue reading

Jaron Freeman-Fox and The Opposite of Everything

Jaron Freeman-Fox and The Opposite of Everything

Jaron Freeman-Fox & The Opposite of Everything Jaron Freeman-Fox & The Opposite of Everything Jaron Freeman-Fox (54 mins)  **** You’ll be well and truly foxed What do Indian raga, bluegrass, klezmer and Mongolian throat singing have in common? Nothing. And maybe that’s exactly what Canadian fiddle virtuoso Jaron Freeman-Fox had in mind when naming his … Continue reading