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

August 3rd, 2015

Album Review | Top of the World | Daymé Arocena ? Nueva Era

August 2nd, 2015

Album Review | Top of the World | Anoushka Shankar ? Home

August 1st, 2015

Album Review | Top of the World | Amara Touré ? 1973-1980

July 31st, 2015

Win VIP tickets to AR Rahman: Greatest Hits Live at The O2

July 31st, 2015

Youtube Playlist #110

July 30th, 2015

Cambridge Folk Festival starts today!


Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

04/08/2015 - Tim Eriksen

04/08/2015 - Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys

04/08/2015 - Alice Oswald & Griselda Sanderson

04/08/2015 - N'Faly Kouyaté

04/08/2015 - Open House Festival

04/08/2015 - Sidmouth FolkWeek

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