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Friday, November 12, 2021

Purbayan Chatterjee's star-studded raga rendezvous

Sitar maestro hooks up with Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan, Mame Khan and Michael League on exclusive video for Rajasthani-meets-bluegrass voyage, 'Lalitha (The Joyful Mother)'

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Video Exclusive: Laurel Premo's 'Ma's Maw'

Michigan-based multi-instrumentalist Laurel Premo’s new video marries the grace of a traditional Norwegian halling dance to the bluesy reverberations of her mournful guitar

Monday, October 25, 2021

Cannes, You Dig It?

World music documentaries on Malian folk traditions and Congolese rumba do the business at this month's Cannes’ Festival International du Film Panafricain

Friday, October 22, 2021

Songlines November 2021 issue is out now!

Our climate crisis special edition with an in-depth guide to eco-engaged artists worldwide; the Sufi roots of Arab electronics; interviews with Susana Baca and Michael Spitzer; a Beginner's Guide to producer Ian Brennan, plus more inside

Monday, October 18, 2021

Video Exclusive: Sofia Rei's 'Un Mismo Cielo'

Argentinian Latinx artist releases her latest music video for the single 'Un Mismo Cielo', a passionate, beat-driven, pipe-tooting paean to separated sweethearts, taken from her fifth album, UMBRAL

Monday, October 11, 2021

Obituary: Paddy Moloney (1938-2021)

Founder and leader of traditional Irish group The Chieftains, who performed with rock stars and for world leaders, and whose musical reach extended from the Great Wall of China to the International Space Station, has died aged 83

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Exclusive bonus CD of music from Québec

Explore some of the finest music Québec has to offer with an exclusive Songlines bonus CD, brought to you by Mundial Montréal and free with our November 2021 issue (#172)

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Songlines October 2021 issue is out now!

Buena Vista Social Club: celebrating 25 years of a world music phenomenon; interviews with Spiers & Boden, Justin Adams & Mauro Durante and Joachim Cooder; a Beginner's Guide to Alim Qasimov, plus more inside

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Dos Santos: Mirror Ballers

Chicagoan alt-Latinx quintet Dos Santos drop an animated collage fantasia for 'A Tu Lado', a track from their forthcoming long-player, City of Mirrors

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Susana Baca: Liberty Belle

Ahead of her cover feature in the November issue of Songlines we present Susana Baca's 'Sorongo', a track taken from the Peruvian singer's forthcoming album, Palabras Urgentes

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