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

April 28th, 2016

Leyla McCalla: The Making of ?A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey? UK Exclusive

April 27th, 2016

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ? The Winners Announced

April 26th, 2016

Introducing? Full Attack Band

April 26th, 2016

Introducing? Mohammed Assaf

April 26th, 2016

Aziza Brahim ? voice of the resistance

April 26th, 2016

Papa Wemba (1949 ? 2016)


Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

30/04/2016 - Balkan Beat Box

30/04/2016 - Carthy, Oates, Farrell & Young

30/04/2016 - Nancy Kerr & James Fagan

30/04/2016 - Omar Sosa Quarteto AfroCubano

30/04/2016 - Stephanie Bosch & Kousic Sen

30/04/2016 - Dan Walsh

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