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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

December 2022 issue is out now!

Interviews with vodou myth-buster Erol Josué, Sámi duo Solju, Welsh heritage hunters VRï and the next generation of Arnhem Land songmen; Lithuania's Karaim minority music; plus Beginner’s Guide to The Unthanks and free Top of the World CD with each issue

Thursday, November 24, 2022

10 Best Albums of 2022

Featuring fantastic releases from Abel Selaocoe, Jake Blount, Oumou Sangaré, Silvana Estrada and more

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Video: Fatoumata Diawara’s ‘Nsera’

Fatoumata Diawara maps out a polemical journey home in the video for her latest single 'Nsera', a track taken from her much-anticipated forthcoming album

Monday, November 7, 2022

Songlines World Pioneer & Newcomer Winners Announced

Congratulations to Youssou N’Dour and Balimaya Project, who have just been announced as this year’s World Pioneer and Newcomer winners at our 2022 Songlines Music Awards live show, hosted at London’s Scala

Friday, October 28, 2022

November 2022 issue is out now!

Interviews with Jake Blount, Elaha Soroor, Souad Massi, Sara Correia and Chris Watson; the sounds of the century; Beginner's Guide to Soweto Gospel Choir, plus free Top of the World CD and bonus Balkan music CD with each issue

Friday, September 23, 2022

Obituary: Paul Sartin (1971-2022)

The much-loved folk multi-instrumentalist, singer and founding member of Faustus, Bellowhead and Belshazzar’s Feast has died, aged 51

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Orpheus at Opera North

Composer and sitarist Jasdeep Singh Degun gives Monteverdi a modern-day East-meets-West makeover

Thursday, September 15, 2022

October 2022 issue is out now!

South African cellist Abel Selaocoe on ancestral knowledge; pansori ace Jaram Lee finds her Hemingway; secrets of a Colombian marimba seminar; interview with folk musician Jackie Oates, plus free Top of the World CD with each issue

Monday, August 22, 2022

Our Subversive Voice

A new archive of English protest songs comes to Cecil Sharp House for a live performance and exhibition launch

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