Songlines

Your essential guide to the best music from around the world.

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 publication to truly represent and embrace it. 

However, Songlines is not just about music, but about how the music fits into the landscape; it’s about politics, history and identity, and the artists who incite change through their music. Through its extensive articles and reviews, Songlines is your essential guide to an extraordinary world of music and culture, whether you are starting on your journey of discovery or are already a seasoned fan.

Songlines Print

10 new print issues

Top of the World CD with every issue

Bonus CDs during the year

Free International World Music Festival guide (print)

From £13.00

Songlines Print & Digital

10 new print issues

10 new digital issues

Top of the World CD & track downloads every issue

Bonus CDs & track downloads during the year

Digital archive since 1999

Free International World Music Festival guide (print & digital)

From £17.00

Songlines Digital

10 new digital issues

Digital archive since 1999

Top of the World CD track downloads every issue

Bonus CD track downloads during the year 

Free International World Music Festival guide (digital)

From £13.00

Money-back guarantee. If – for whatever reason – you are not happy with the first issue you receive, our 30 day money-back guarantee means we will offer you a full refund, so you have nothing to lose. The first issue will be yours to keep.

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