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Friday, June 17, 2022

Heart of Afghanistan

Harmonium player Ahmad Fanoos found sanctuary in the US after being forced to flee Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. Russ Slater reports on how the move reunited members of a musical family and proved the catalyst for a special series of shows

Monday, June 6, 2022

WhatsApp in the Sahel

Catching up with the latest innovative compilation from the Sahel Sounds imprint

Friday, May 20, 2022

New video from Calypso Rose – 'Watina'

Watch the video for Calypso Rose's 'Watina', a new track featuring Santana and The Garifuna Collective, taken from her forthcoming full-length release, Calypso Rose Forever

Friday, May 13, 2022

Songlines June 2022 issue is out now!

Dispelling the cowboy myth with Colombia's Cimarrón; Songlines Music Awards winners announced; on the fly with Wassoulou songbird, Oumou Sangaré; Beginner's Guide to Antibalas; our UK Fest Guide returns, plus free Top of the World CD with every copy

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

WOMAD 2022: Final Names Announced

Gilberto Gil, Lianne La Havas, Osibisa, Comorian, Alostmen and more join line-up for global party's 40th birthday edition

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Songlines May 2022 issue is out now!

Nominations for this year’s Songlines Music Awards announced; interviews with Lido Pimienta, Maya Youssef and Iberi; a Beginner's Guide to Norwegian Hardanger fiddler Annbjørg Lien, plus free Top of the World compilation CD with every copy

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Leader of the Pack

New book series celebrates the life and career of recording engineer Bill Leader

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