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fRoots 33

fROOTS #33 CD
Here's what's on the FREE! CD with fR314/315 (August/ September 2009)


  1. ELENI TSALIGOPOULOU remixed by IMAM BAILDI : TA PAIDIA DIS GEITONIAS SOU
    Greek singing star remixed with a hint of Marika Papagika & Mingus.
  2. IAN KING : DEATH & THE LADY
    Preview of a hotly anticipated English folk debut, produced by Ian King with Adrian Sherwood & Skip McDonald.
  3. THE BAD SHEPHERDS : DOWN IN THE TUBE STATION AT MIDNIGHT
    Ade Edmondson’s talented gang turn Jam gem into folk epic.
  4. MIMMO EPIFANI : LU SITTATURU
    Wild, rootsy pizzica from Salento, led by the rapping mandola master.
  5. HELENE BLUM : SØMANDSENKEN
    Rising Danish star, formerly of Karen & Helene (fRoots 24). That man Andy Cutting features.
  6. DEVON SPROULE : AIN’T THAT THE WAY
    Virginia’s finest continues her rise to the hall of greats.
  7. INVISIBLE SYSTEM featuring MAHMOUD AHMED : MELKAM KEHONELISH (IF THAT’S WHAT YOU WANT)
    The forerunner of Dub Colossus, Ethiopia gets reinvented again.
  8. TRIBECASTAN : MOPTI
    John Kruth & Jeff Greene explore multicultural New York in a Don Cherry tune.
  9. ABDOULAYE ‘DJOSS’ DIABATE : LANSINE
    Classic Malian griot – Kasse Mady’s brother – now living in the USA.
  10. ALASDAIR ROBERTS : NED LUDD’S RANT (FOR A WORLD REBARBARISED)
    “Godfather of the disenfranchised folkies” excels again.
  11. BRENNA MacCRIMMON : SEMSIYEMIN UCU KARE
    One of Turkey’s best singers is Canadian!
  12. MOHAMED ILYAS : PANYA
    Classic taarab orchestra music from Zanzibar with a star crooner.
  13. MARA ARANDA & SOLATGE : ROMANÇ DE LA PORQUEROLA
    Ballad of a swineherdess, from latest project by former L’Ham De Foc singer.
  14. SOZNAK : WEEKILY
    Newcastle’s multicultural mash, here featuring Angola’s Beriso Latonda.
  15. JOHN KIRKPATRICK : THE THREE SPEED PLOUGH/THE HAFREN HORNPIPE AND A HALF/UNCHRISTMAS
    Triple hornpipes from the king of the English squeezeboxists.
Full details of availability for the source CDs are to be found within the magazine.

 

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