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fRoots 12

fROOTS #12 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR187/188 (January/February 1999)


  1. TRANSGLOBAL UNDERGROUND: NILE DELTA DISCO
    Nile Pt.1: Wigged out ethno techno grooves from the champion hipsters.
  2. MAZAPEGUL: BANDIDO
    The big brass-bottomed sounds of a funky Central Italian combo.
  3. GEOFF MULDAUR: THE WILD OX MOAN
    The '60s white blues legend is back and on his best ever form.
  4. TALVIN SINGH: LIGHT
    The crown prince of the UK Asian underground heads for the big time.
  5. MARTIN CARTHY: SIR PATRICK SPENS
    The Big C, MBE, in Nic Jones mode from his latest (and many think best) album.
  6. LO'JO: MOJO RADIO
    The inventive French 7-piece who were big Womad hits in '98.
  7. DONNA THE BUFFALO: IT WILL BE RIGHT
    Old time evolutions Pt.1: hardworking US outfit heading for a new world view.
  8. TARRAS: DA FIELDS O' FOULDA
    The most impressive young UK band heard in ages: so we put them on the cover!
  9. HABIB KOITE & BAMADA: WASSIYE
    The Malian band who've been a deserved hit on the world music circuit.
  10. DEBORAH COLEMAN: DO YOU WANT MY LOVE?
    Storming new blues guitarist/singer hits the ground running.
  11. TAKASHI HIRAYASU: UTURUSHIMUN
    Okinawan belter from the former Shoukichi Kina guitar/sanshin man.
  12. THE HIX: FLATLANDS
    Old-time evolutions, Pt.2: Intriguing sounds heading left-field.
  13. RICKY RANDIMBIARISON: ZAZA MITOMANY
    At long last, the outside-world debut from one of Madagascar's finest.
  14. DEIRDRE CUNNINGHAM BAND: CRY FROM THE HEART
    Fine Irish songwriter with a band featuring ex-Waterboy Steve Wickham.
  15. KEPA JUNKERA: BERHUETA
    Hot Basque accordeonist from his all-star double album project.
  16. THE FRASER SISTERS: THE BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN
    English traditional harmony singing as sweet as it gets.
  17. SALAMAT: LAU ELREIDA
    Nile Pt. 2. The Brand New Nubians meet the guitar of Prof. Hijaz.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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