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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Songlines April 2022 issue is out now!

Interviews with Ibibio Sound Machine, Knight & Spiers, Elvis Costello and Imarhan; a look at the new generation of Viking noise-bringers; a Beginner's Guide to Le Vent du Nord, plus two free CD compilations with every copy

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

WOMAD marks 40th year with world class line-up

WOMAD returns to Wiltshire's Charlton Park this summer, with Angélique Kidjo, Fatoumata Diawara, The Flaming Lips, Nitin Sawhney and The Sugarhill Gang among the major draws

Monday, February 21, 2022

Super Roopa

One of the UK’s finest sitarists, Roopa Panesar, joins forces with pianist Al MacSween for a special pair of raga weekends

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Songlines March 2022 issue is out now!

Exclusive interviews with Rokia Koné, AR Rahman and Scottish trio Talisk; soundtracks of the Franco-Algerian conflict; a broadside from Eliza Carthy; a Beginner's Guide to son jarocho, plus much more

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Obituary: Elza Soares (1930-2022)

One of the greatest Brazilian singers of all time, the glamorous genre-straddling samba star Elza Soares, has died aged 91

Monday, January 17, 2022

Dugri: Straight Talkin'

The latest on the unlikely rap alliance confronting Arab-Jewish racism from both sides

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Songlines January/February 2022 issue is out now!

Our best albums of 2021; the return of star-studded folk ensemble Spell Songs; an investigative plunge into changüí, the irrepressible sound of Guantánamo; a Beginner's Guide to Karine Polwart, plus more inside

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