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Tuesday, March 7, 2023

The Forgotten Choir

A new production finds moving modern-day parallels by looking at the unlikely journey of a South African choir to the UK in the 19th century

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

April 2023 issue is out now!

Ali Farka Touré, Baaba Maal, Hack-Poets Guild, Polobi, the aboriginal music of Taiwan, a Beginner’s Guide to the recently departed Gal Costa, free Top of the World CD, plus much, much more

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

WOMAD 2023 Artists Announced

Everyone’s favourite world music field trip is back for another round this summer, as the first artists are announced for WOMAD 2023

Thursday, January 26, 2023

March 2023 issue is out now!

Lucas Santtana, Guts, Kimi Djabaté, Discos Pacífico, Shehan Karunatilaka, sevdah, Majid Bekkas, Jerusalem Orchestra East & West, Sam Lee at CO27 and much, much more; plus free Top of the World CD with the issue

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Video: Baaba Maal’s ‘Agreement’

Senegalese superstar returns with his first album in seven years and today releases a brand new video for one of the record’s standout tracks

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

January/February 2023 issue is out now!

Totó la Momposina, Terry Riley, Wesli, Emily Portman, Hannah James, the Songlines albums of the year, Montparnasse Musique and much, much more; plus free Top of the World CD with each issue

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

December 2022 issue is out now!

Interviews with vodou myth-buster Erol Josué, Sámi duo Solju, Welsh heritage hunters VRï and the next generation of Arnhem Land songmen; Lithuania's Karaim minority music; plus Beginner’s Guide to The Unthanks and free Top of the World CD with each issue

Thursday, November 24, 2022

10 Best Albums of 2022

Featuring fantastic releases from Abel Selaocoe, Jake Blount, Oumou Sangaré, Silvana Estrada and more

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Video: Fatoumata Diawara’s ‘Nsera’

Fatoumata Diawara maps out a polemical journey home in the video for her latest single 'Nsera', a track taken from her much-anticipated forthcoming album

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