Songlines Radio

The Magazine That Looks At The World Through Music

Covering music from traditional and popular to contemporary and fusion, Songlines features artists from all around the globe: from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, Buena Vista Social Club to Bellowhead, Ravi Shankar to Rodrigo y Gabriela, Tinariwen to Taraf de Haidouks.

Songlines is packed full of the latest CD reviews, artist interviews, guides to particular world music traditions, travel adventures, beginner's and city guides, frontline reports and concert listings. Music is about politics, history, ethnicity and the environment - Songlines is your reliable guide to it all.

Songlines Blog & Latest News

April 17th, 2014

Sahara Ganga with Simo Lagnawi, April 19

April 17th, 2014

Record Store Day 2014: Our Recommendations

April 16th, 2014

Top of the World: Salsa Celtica ? The Tall Islands

April 11th, 2014

Top of the World: Malawi Mouse Boys ? Dirt is Good

April 8th, 2014

Real World Gold to re-issue Martyn Bennett?s final album

April 4th, 2014

Top of the World: Mamani Keita ? Kanou

Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

19/04/2014 - Kamilya Jubran & Werner Hasler

19/04/2014 - Bellowhead

19/04/2014 - Heidi Talbot with John McCusker

19/04/2014 - The Lucy Ward Band

19/04/2014 - The London International Ska Festival

20/04/2014 - Bellowhead

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