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

July 1st, 2015

Ronnie Scott?s to hold music instrument amnesty

July 1st, 2015

The Songlines Essential 10: Cuban Albums

June 29th, 2015

The Songlines guide to Flamenco

June 25th, 2015

Album Review | Top of the World | Efrén López ? El Fill del Llop

June 25th, 2015

The Songlines Essential 10: Portuguese Fado Albums

June 24th, 2015

Album Review | Top of the World | Rura ? Despite the Dark

Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

02/07/2015 - The Nest Collective's Campfire Club

02/07/2015 - Omar Puente

02/07/2015 - Ladysmith Black Mambazo

02/07/2015 - Martin Simpson

02/07/2015 - Chemirani Brothers with Sokratis Sinopoulos & Jean-Guihen Queryas

02/07/2015 - The North Wales Bluegrass Festival

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