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Monday, July 26, 2021

WITCH Trials

Enter our ensorcelling competition to win WITCH: We Intend To Cause Havoc DVDs and T-shirts

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Songlines August/September 2021 issue is out now!

Angélique Kidjo on the music that motivates her; interviews with Polish string band VOLOSI, Colombian duo Bomba Estéreo and Haiti's Lakou Mizik; a Beginner's Guide to Senegalese kora maestro Seckou Keita, plus more inside

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

WOMAD radio weekender

Despite the disappointing cancellation of this year's event, WOMAD reaches out to world music fans via the airwaves

Friday, July 16, 2021

Tools of the trade

Get the expert track on the instruments that set the globe grooving and the world listening with Songlines’ free digital magazine boasting selections of Tools of the Trade articles on the tama, cimbalom, djembé, gamelan, saz and duduk

Monday, July 5, 2021

Songlines July 2021 issue is out now!

Natalia Lafourcade digs up her Latin roots; explorations into sacred Māori instrumentation; an interview with Frank London; a Beginner's Guide to folk icon Martin Carthy, and more inside

Friday, July 2, 2021

Class Acts: World Music Method

A new online learning programme is reaching out to musicians, both those seeking to enrich their repertoire and artists aspiring to new directions

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

WOMAD cancelled

The country's most important gathering of world music artists is the latest festival to cancel in the wake of the government's decision to extend COVID restrictions

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Misery indexers: Lakou Mizik & Joseph Ray

Haitian collective Lakou Mizik and Grammy-winning electronic music producer Joseph Ray premiere a video for ‘Lamizè Pa Dous’, an evocative cut from their forthcoming collaborative album, Leave the Bones

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