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

October 21st, 2016

New Apple Music playlist: Subcontinent Folk

October 14th, 2016

New Apple Music playlist: Fiddle Fury

October 13th, 2016

Live Review | F at London?s Rich Mix, September 23

October 12th, 2016

Songlines Music Travel ? Notes from Colombia

October 12th, 2016

Songlines at the London Film Festival

October 11th, 2016

Angus R Grant Obituary (1967-2016)


Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

24/10/2016 - Coope Boyes & Simpson

24/10/2016 - Martin Green's Flit

24/10/2016 - Southern Tenant Folk Union

24/10/2016 - Trimfest

24/10/2016 - Canterbury Festival

24/10/2016 - K-Music: London's Festival of Korean Music

Recent Songlines Back Issues