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 28th, 2015

Album Review | Top of the World | Jayme Stone?s Lomax Project ? Jayme Stone?s Lomax Project

May 27th, 2015

Interview | Gisela Joo: ?I hate art for the elite?

May 25th, 2015

Songlines Essential 10: Colombian Albums

May 22nd, 2015

Feature | Interview with Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat

May 22nd, 2015

Album Review | Top of the World | Gisela Joo ? Gisela Joo

May 21st, 2015

Album Review | Top of the World | Spiro ? Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow

Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

28/05/2015 - Gada Diwane de Bchar

28/05/2015 - Songhoy Blues

28/05/2015 - Sild

28/05/2015 - Sam Lee

28/05/2015 - Eliza Carthy & Tim Eriksen

28/05/2015 - The Budapest Cafe Orchestra

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