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Essential 10: Badass Women

Essential 10: Badass Women

With groups like GRRRL taking on the feminist cause in music, we celebrate some of world music’s female firebrands. Here are Alexandra Petropoulos’ picks Continue reading

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My World: Jools Holland

My World: Jools Holland

This feature originally appeared in Songlines #105 (January/February 2015) p8. Download a pdf here. British pianist, bandleader, TV presenter and all-round music enthusiast talks to Alexandra Petropoulos about some of the artists who have stood out for him on his BBC TV programme (Photo: BBC/Andre Csillag/Relay Photos) Jools Holland is certainly a man with a passion for music. In a career … Continue reading

UN Women releases official anthem

UN Women releases official anthem

This article originally appeared in Songlines #91 (April/May 2013) p15. Download a pdf here. UN organisation launches its official anthem for the empowerment of women The first UN agency to have its own theme song, UN Women released its official anthem on International Women’s Day (March 8). Initially performed as the finale of the UN … Continue reading