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Music Freedom Day: 3 March 2015

Music Freedom Day: 3 March 2015

For Freedom Of Musical Expression: Celebrate Music Freedom Day!

Posted Feb 3rd, 2015
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World Woman: For Freedom Of Artistic Expression

World Woman: For Freedom Of Artistic Expression

World Woman is an project organised by Fuuse. It will take place on 30 and 31 January in Oslo and seeks to amplify the voices of courageous and creative women who defend freedom of expression, campaign for gender equality, peace, justice and human rights.

Posted Jan 28th, 2015
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On The Road: New Video By Söndörgő

On The Road: New Video By Söndörgő

Months of footage condensed into just under ten minutes, accompanied by the powerful trance-like track 'Hulusination': Söndörgő celebrates their time on the road.

Posted Jan 20th, 2015
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Sounds Of South Africa: House and Electronic Dance Music

Sounds Of South Africa: House and Electronic Dance Music

Over the last 20 years, South Africa has become the world's biggest consumer of house and electronic dance music. Find out about the emergence of the scene and some of the artists involved.

Posted Jan 19th, 2015
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Scots Trad Music Awards 2014

Scots Trad Music Awards 2014

The Scots Trad Music Awards recognise the best in the current Scottish Tradtional scene. Read on to find who won the awards in 2014.

Posted Jan 5th, 2015
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Shukar Collective Inspires Dance Performance

Shukar Collective Inspires Dance Performance

The Ursari Gypsy band Shukar Collective has inspired choreographer Richard Alston for an anniversary performance, commissioned by Sadler's Wells.

Posted Dec 31st, 2014
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Start 2015 With Two New Rough Guides!

Start 2015 With Two New Rough Guides!

Another year, another two Rough Guides! World Music Network is pleased to announce the release of 'The Rough Guide To Psychedelic India' and 'The Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove (Vol. 2)'. Find out which hidden gems we've uncovered this time!

Posted Dec 22nd, 2014
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Roma Folk Singer Mitsou Sues Beyoncé Over Plagiarism

Roma Folk Singer Mitsou Sues Beyoncé Over Plagiarism

Hungarian folk artist Mitsou claims that Beyoncé has illegally sampled her vocals in the song 'Drunk in Love'.

Posted Dec 19th, 2014
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Vote For WMN Artists In Songlines Music Awards 2015!

Vote For WMN Artists In Songlines Music Awards 2015!

Support your favourite artists by voting for them in the Songlines Music Awards 2015! Which of our artists are eligible for what category? We've made an overview for you to make things simple.

Posted Dec 11th, 2014
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Press Quotes

The Rough Guide to New Orleans

New City Music, Chicago: 'a great showcase of the funky sounds currently made in Crescent City'.

The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Africa

The Guardian, UK, 3*** stars: 'A classy compilation'.

Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis: Greekadelia

Guardian, UK 4****stars: 'A highly original, compelling set'.

Sambasunda Quintet: Java

Froots, UK: '... a superb album of an under-represented music ... and comes highly recommended'.