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

December 5th, 2016

Live Review | Kadialy Kouyate at Rich Mix, December 1

November 24th, 2016

Best World Cinema DVDs 2016

November 24th, 2016

Songlines Best Albums of 2016

November 21st, 2016

Live Review | Calypso Rose at London Jazz Cafe, November 14

November 18th, 2016

Live Preview | Forbidden Songs with Moddi

November 17th, 2016

Introducing? Shapla Salique


Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

06/12/2016 - Kate Rusby: Christmas Kate

06/12/2016 - St Agnes Fountain

07/12/2016 - St Agnes Fountain

07/12/2016 - Martha Tilston

07/12/2016 - Helena Ray & The Thrift Shop Ensemble

08/12/2016 - Belshazzar's Feast

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