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

February 6th, 2016

FitkinWall ? Lost | Album Review | Top of the World

February 5th, 2016

Mamak Khadem ? The Road | Album Review | Top of the World

February 4th, 2016

Grupo Fantasma ? Problemas | Album Review | Top of the World

February 3rd, 2016

Songhoy Blues / They Will Have to Kill Us First at Sheffield University, February 26

February 3rd, 2016

Baaba Maal ? The Traveller | Album Review | Top of the World

February 1st, 2016

Sandblast Benefit Concert, February 6

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Songlines Gig Guide: Upcoming Events

06/02/2016 - Rokia Traoré

06/02/2016 - Megson

06/02/2016 - AnDa Union

06/02/2016 - Tim O'Brien

06/02/2016 - Fairport Convention + Roger Davies

06/02/2016 - Soothsayers meets Dennis Bovell + Afrospot All Stars

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