Your Essential Guide to the Best Music From Around the World

Published 10 times a year, Songlines is the definitive magazine for world music - music that has its roots in all parts of the globe, from Mali to Mexico, India to Iraq. Whether this music is defined as traditional, contemporary, folk or fusion, Songlines is the only magazine to truly represent and embrace it.

Songlines is packed full of the latest CD reviews, artist interviews, guides to burgeoning scenes and up-and-coming stars, travel adventures, frontline reports and live music listings. Every issue comes with a free Top of the World CD, featuring tracks from the best new album releases, as well as a guest playlist.

Songlines Blog & Latest News

May 27th, 2016

Next issue preview: July (#119)

May 25th, 2016

Derek Gripper: Kora quest

May 25th, 2016

Songhoy Blues and Sam Lee & Friends to perform at Songlines Music Awards Winners? Concert

May 23rd, 2016

Roby Lakatos: Hungarian Rhapsody

May 23rd, 2016

Värttinä: So near and yet so far

May 23rd, 2016

Introducing? Vula Viel


Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

27/05/2016 - 9Bach

27/05/2016 - Sarabanda

27/05/2016 - Jackie Oates

27/05/2016 - Shankar Ehsaan Loy

27/05/2016 - Deepa Nair Rasiya (talk & concert)

27/05/2016 - Martin & Eliza Carthy

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