Songlines Radio

Your Essential Guide to the Best Music From Around the World

Published eight times a year, Songlines covers music from traditional and popular to contemporary and fusion, featuring well-known artists from Tinariwen, Bellowhead and Manu Chao, to the newcomers making their mark both at home and abroad.

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

July 30th, 2014

Festival | Førde Traditional and World Music Festival, July 3

July 24th, 2014

Reem Kelani at Rich Mix, Friday July 25

July 18th, 2014

Don Letts? playlist and the 10 best new releases

July 18th, 2014

The new August/September podcast is now available through iTunes

July 18th, 2014

New issue (August/September, #102) on sale now!

July 11th, 2014

Preview | Sahara Soul at the Barbican, September 27

Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

31/07/2014 - Peatbog Faeries

31/07/2014 - Sarah Jarosz

31/07/2014 - The Hot Seats

31/07/2014 - Raghu Dixit Project

31/07/2014 - Mike McGoldrick, John McCusker & John Doyle

31/07/2014 - The Great Animal Orchestra: Natural Soundscapes by Bernie Krause

Recent Songlines Back Issues