Your Essential Guide to the Best Music From Around the World

Published eight times a year, Songlines covers music from traditional and popular to contemporary and fusion, featuring well-known artists from Tinariwen, Bellowhead and Manu Chao, to the newcomers making their mark both at home and abroad.

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

March 3rd, 2015

Review | Verckys et l´Orchestre Vévé ? Congolese Funk, Afrobeat & Psychedelic Rumba 1969-1978

March 2nd, 2015

Album Review | Top Of The World | The Unthanks ? Mount the Air

February 26th, 2015

First acts announced for WOMAD Charlton Park 2015

February 23rd, 2015

Album Review | Top Of The World | Boubacar Traoré ? Mbalimaou

February 21st, 2015

Brian Parsons aka Zuppa Inglese, 1951-2015

February 20th, 2015

Songlines Encounters Festival goes on tour

Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

03/03/2015 - The Gloaming

03/03/2015 - Habib Koité

03/03/2015 - The Unthanks

03/03/2015 - Duncan Chisholm

03/03/2015 - Faustus

03/03/2015 - McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle

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