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fRoots 24

fROOTS #24 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR259/260 (January/February 2005)


  1. THE OLD SWAN BAND: CHURCH STREET/REDWING/ST.MARY'S
    Pioneers of the English Country Dance Band wave, still going strong.
  2. EASTENDERS: HAI CU TOTII
    German based team with an Easterly looking agenda.
  3. MOJMIR NOVAKOVIC I KRIES: IZ OBLAKA ROSA PADA
    Powerful new sounds from deep Croatian roots.
  4. AYNUR: PERVANE
    Major young Kurdish artist breaking through in Turkey.
  5. CHARANGA CAKEWALK: BELLEZA
    Michael Ramos emerges from studio with the year's hippest Latino mix.
  6. BA CISSOKO: DANDALA
    From Guinea, the blazing sound of the new griot generation.
  7. KAREN & HELENE: NATTERGALEN
    Two voices combine to highlight some fresh new Danish folk music.
  8. KRIWI: HEJ LOLII
    Mixing up ancient traditions from Belarus with modern technology.
  9. LILA DOWNS: LA CUCARACHA
    Mexican standard gets an imaginative make-over from rising star.
  10. NOLLAIG CASEY: THE YELLOW WATTLE/TWINS ON A SWING
    Great Irish fiddle music from virtuoso Nollaig & partner Arty McGlynn.
  11. ROSS DALY: MASSALOU CISSE
    Irish multi-instrumentalist's Cretan lyra meets Malian kora of Balake Sissoko.
  12. EMILY PORTMAN & LAUREN McCORMICK: GREENWOOD LADDIE
    Two of the best new English trad voices to hit the scene in many a moon.
  13. LES SOEURS DALMASSO: VIOLINO TZIGANO
    Utterly charming music from another era, from sisters with a tale to tell.
  14. EPIFANI BARBERS: CINQ
    Southern Italian taranta makes more headway in the modern multicultural world.
  15. LAIS: WANHOOP VAN EEN WEES
    Belgium's wonderful trio hit all the right folk/pop crossover spots.
  16. BAZAR BLÅ: GRANNLÅTEN
    They call it transglobal tripfolk: new music on the Swedish nyckelharpa.
  17. JOAN FRANCÉS TISNÈR: ANGÈLAS
    Gascon traditional singer takes an adventurous, tasty leap out there.
  18. MAHALA RAI BANDA: ROMNI LATCI
    The latest great gypsy brass band to come roaring out of Romania.
  19. BOKA HALAT: SMALL COALS
    English country dance music gets taken on a ride around the globe.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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