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Thursday, May 9, 2019

And the winners are...

We announce the winners of the Songlines Music Awards 2019 geographical categories!

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Afghan Stars light up the BBC

Sahar Zand looks at the past, present and future of the music scene in Afghanistan through the lens of the Afghan Star TV show.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Orchestra Baobab saxophonist Issa Cissokho dies

Acclaimed Senegalese saxophonist Issa Cissokho has died. A core member of the legendary Orchestra Baobab, Issa played with the group from their early days right through to their 2017 album Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Exhibition of Namibian musical history looking for funding

The music department of SOAS, University of London, have set up a crowdfunding campaign in order to raise funds to bring an exhibition exploring the untold story of Namibian music from the 1950s to the 1980s to the university.

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