The new look summer issue of Properganda magazine (July / August 2012, issue 23) is currently winging its way to retail outlets and festivals and the free, interactive version is available for reading HERE.
Among the delights in this issue, featured writer Stuart Nicholson profiles Norwegian saxophonist and cover star Jan Garbarek who plays St Paul’s on 12th July 2012 with The Hilliard Ensemble and has a number of reissues and previously unreleased material out this year. There’s an In The Studio Exclusive from Bellowhead and Karine Polwart, both recording new albums in 2012 plus features on Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman, Royal Southern Brotherhood, The Old Dance School, Sonny Landreth, Fay Hield, Ola Onabule as well as Paul Heaton‘s new concept album presenting an 8th deadly sin for our times.
Our brand new redesign features a Short Cuts section introducing First Timers, Old Timers and Reminders with articles on Ewan McLennan, Laurence Jones, Weirdlore, Sam Lee, Mawkin and Darrell Scott. You’ll also find coverage of the new This Is Proper Folk Too!! CD, an overview of the Real World Gold archive series, round-ups of the latest Properboxes and ECM releases plus an expanded reviews section including mini features on recent albums by Joan Armatrading, Paul Brady, The Imagined Village, Eve Selis and Todd Snider.
And finally, don’t forget to check out our competitions on page 12!
Take our READER SURVEY by the 23rd July 2012 to be in with a chance of winning tickets to this year’s Cropredy Convention in early August or 5 CDs of your choice from the new issue.
You can also enter our competition to win tickets to the premiere of Last Shop Standing and the aftershow party!
Read the online version above or download a free copy of Properganda 23 HERE