32 Vieux Farka Touré

K i

s s

D i

o u a r a

Toots & the Maytals

C u r v e

T h e o r y

72 LEAF Festival

UPFRONT 06 Top of the World CD 08 What’s New 14 Folk Focus 15 Spotlight:

Bellowhead 16 Introducing…

Sushma Soma & LASS 18 Songlines Encounters

Festival 2022 20 Simon Says 21 Letters

FEATURES 22 Glastonbury Festival

Celebrating 50 years of glorious music 28 Jebala Music

Sonic riches from the mountains of Morocco 32 Vieux Farka Touré

The Malian guitarist returns to his roots 34 House of Music

Visiting Budapest’s new music institution 38 Barbès

Lauded Brooklyn locale chalks up two decades

REVIEWS 44 Africa 48 Americas 52 Europe 56 Asia 57 Middle East 58 Fusion 62 Classical & Jazz 64 World Cinema 67 Live Reviews

M i

g u e l

S a n t o s

“Decolonising starts in the mind. What may begin with the throwaway use of language

ends with economic, social

n the n with nguage ocial

and artistic injustice” Chris Moss calls for the music industry to reflect on how it handles global sounds, p89

e” ustry to unds, p89


22 Glastonbury

REGULARS 68 My World:

Georgia Mann 70 Beginner’s Guide

to Steeleye Span 72 Festival Pass:

LEAF Festival 75 Quickfire 77 Dispatch from

Kakuma, Kenya 79 My Instrument:

Baha Yetkin’s ud 81 Gig Guide 87 Overseas Festivals 89 Soapbox 90 Essential 10:

Hungarian Folk Albums

K u r t

J a c k s o n

18 Songlines

18 Son

Enc Fes

Encounters Festival 2022