Your Essential Guide to the Best Music From Around the World

Published 10 times a year, Songlines is the definitive magazine for world music - music that has its roots in all parts of the globe, from Mali to Mexico, India to Iraq. Whether this music is defined as traditional, contemporary, folk or fusion, Songlines is the only magazine to truly represent and embrace it.

Songlines is packed full of the latest CD reviews, artist interviews, guides to burgeoning scenes and up-and-coming stars, travel adventures, frontline reports and live music listings. Every issue comes with a free Top of the World CD, featuring tracks from the best new album releases, as well as a guest playlist.

Songlines Blog & Latest News

September 23rd, 2016

New Apple Music playlist: Banned Tracks ?a story of censored music

September 16th, 2016

New Apple Music playlist: Forgotten England

September 16th, 2016

New Apple Music playlist: Women of Hip-Hop

September 15th, 2016

An F less ordinary

September 14th, 2016

They Will Have to Kill Us First OST: Exclusive Album Stream

September 2nd, 2016

Live Review | Masfat Festival, London, September 1 2016


Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

25/09/2016 - Bangla Music Festival

25/09/2016 - Mahalay: A Celebration of Bengali Music & Dance

25/09/2016 - Calaita Flamenco Son

25/09/2016 - Budapest Cafe Orchestra

25/09/2016 - The Gloaming

25/09/2016 - Naseebo Lal + Sarmad Qadeer + Asif Khan

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