The wound within 
Kaya Genç's new essay "The wound within" has been published in the October 2010 #71 issue of Songlines, Britain's leading world music magazine.
Songlines magazine covers the world's most exciting music from traditional and popular to contemporary and fusion, featuring artists from all around the globe, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, from Miriam Makeba to Mariza, from Gilberto Gil to Gogol Bordello.

Songlines is packed full of the latest CD reviews, artist interviews, guides to particular world music traditions, concert-listings, travel stories and every issue comes with an exclusive compilation CD.

Edited by Simon Broughton, co-editor of The Rough Guide to World Music, Songlines sees music as a window on the world and features the sharpest criticism and the best writers.

The October 2010 #71 issue of Songlines is OUT NOW and comes with our regular compilation CD featuring tracks from the ten Top of the World albums, including Syriana, Deolinda and Los Lobos and an exclusive playlist by Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman, featuring music by Varttina, 1 Giant Leap; Baaba Maal and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

The main editorial features include:

* AfroCubism - the original Buena Vista Social Club album release
* Syriana - the East meets West project from TGU's Nick Page
* Alim Qasimov - the singer and musical ambassador of Azerbaijan
* Kurdish censorship - continuing problems for Kurdish musicians in Turkey
* Tools of the Trade - the Afghan Rubab
* Sounding Out Bristol
* Festival Profile - Folklandia, Finland
* My World - AR Rahman
* Beginner's Guide to Mahmoud Ahmed
* Full concert and festival listings

Plus the latest news and CD, DVD, book & world cinema reviews.

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