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

November 25th, 2015

Astor Piazzolla: a beginner?s guide

November 25th, 2015

Rokia Traoré to release new album in February

November 24th, 2015

Next issue preview: January/February (#114)

November 23rd, 2015

Now listen to this? Junun, The Gloaming and Tigran Hamasyan

November 23rd, 2015

Amadou & Mariam: a beginner?s guide

November 20th, 2015

West Africa at the British Library ? Free CD


Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

28/11/2015 - Malavita

28/11/2015 - Ramprapanna Bhattacharya & Kousic Sen

28/11/2015 - Jackie Oates Band

28/11/2015 - Blackbeard's Tea Party

28/11/2015 - Bellowhead + Keston Cobblers Club

28/11/2015 - Calaita Flamenco Son

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