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Friday, April 23, 2021

Soumik Datta trails Silent Spaces project

Hijacking the hush pervading our iconic British cultural institutions, sarod specialist and composer Soumik Datta has assembled a 40-strong cast of dancers and musicians to reclaim iconic British cultural institutions embattled by COVID-19

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Songlines May 2021 issue is out now!

Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi on notions of home; Songlines Music Awards 2021 nominees revealed; interviews with Peggy Seeger and Piers Faccini; a Beginner's Guide to Argentinian accordionist Chango Spasiuk, and more inside

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Highlife deconstructed

Kirsty Osei-Bempong looks at the work of the Highlife Music Deconstructed Series, a new platform seeking to preserve and promote this iconic Ghanaian sound

Monday, March 22, 2021

Thai Country Living

Watch Dan and Ben Tubby's magical short film about Isan instrument-maker and farmer Suman 'Chang Bour' Tapkham

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Songlines April 2021 issue is out now!

A celebration of tango maestro Astor Piazzolla; Indonesia's Senyawa talk radical abstraction and homemade instrumentation; mbira missionary Stella Chiweshe's Shona spirituality; a Beginner's Guide to Irish troupe Kíla and more in the latest issue

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Songlines #165 (March 2021) is out now!

A Beginner's Guide to Ballaké Sissoko; Pakistan's vocal master Ustad Saami dials up devotion through a dying art; the music industry's response to COVID-19; Electric Jalaba's homage to Gnawa music and more in the latest issue of Songlines

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Songlines #164 (January/February 2021) is out now!

Albums of the year revealed; singer Liraz on her Iranian roots; the young lions leading Afrobeats' infiltration of the mainstream; a Beginner's Guide to French troubadours Lo’Jo and more in the latest issue of Songlines

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