Your Essential Guide to the Best Music From Around the World

Published eight times a year, Songlines covers music from traditional and popular to contemporary and fusion, featuring well-known artists from Tinariwen, Bellowhead and Manu Chao, to the newcomers making their mark both at home and abroad.

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

December 19th, 2014

Criolo album launch at Village Underground, January 22

December 17th, 2014

World Music Network crowns the latest Battle of the Bands winner

December 16th, 2014

10th Worldwide Music Awards 2015, January 17

December 16th, 2014

Live Review | Márta Sebestyén, Budapest Liszt Academy, December 11

December 15th, 2014

No Format! celebrates 10 years

December 11th, 2014

Taraf de Haidouks celebrate 25 years

Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

20/12/2014 - Colomboloco

20/12/2014 - The Albion Christmas Band

20/12/2014 - Belshazzar's Feast: Stocking Fillers

20/12/2014 - Blast from the Past: Folk Carols from Yuletide Past

20/12/2014 - Kate Rusby: Christmas Kate

20/12/2014 - Maddy Prior & the Carnival Band: Carols & Capers

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