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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

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Songlines Music Awards 2020 Ceremony

This year's ceremony is going virtual and will be broadcast online for free on December 13 at 7pm (GMT) featuring performances from all of this year's winners and presented by Cerys Matthews

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Stewart Lee Joins ADF For Anti-Brexit Anthem

As the countdown to Brexit continues, Stewart Lee joins rock’n'roll agitators Asian Dub Foundation for a new video which challenges the inherent racism underlying UK immigration policy

Monday, November 16, 2020

Songlines #163 (December 2020) is out now!

Mariza pays homage to Queen of Fado, Amália Rodrigues; birdsong collector Cosmo Sheldrake talks avian audio; a Beginner's Guide to Habib Koité and more in the latest issue of Songlines

Monday, November 16, 2020

Diabaté in the dock

The recent arrest of Sidiki Diabaté has shocked the music community and highlighted issues of domestic violence towards women in Mali

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