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APPALACHIAN UNCONTROLLED
Anna & Elizabeth get to the heart of American traditional music by presenting it in different and challenging ways. Tim Chipping went on the road with them.

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Here’s what’s in the October 2017 issue of fRoots, No. 412
 
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THE EDITOR’S BOX
Ian Anderson’s comment column. Read it here
RANTING AND REELING
Tim Chipping’s monthly column. Read it here
THE ELUSIVE ETHNOMUSICOLOGIST
Elizabeth Kinder’s monthly column. Read it here
fROOTS PLAYLIST
Recent stuff we like.
CHARTS & LISTS
Specialist and general roots music album sales and airplay charts. Sample them here
REVIEWS
Our key section reviewing all the latest CDs and more - loads bite the dust. No punches pulled! We’ve got some here for you to read now
ROOTING ABOUT
What's happening: packed pages of festivals, gigs, tours, radio, CDs and all kinds of roots-related stuff. The most you'll find anywhere…
ROOT SALAD
Interviews with old-time weirdfolk duo House And Land, Welsh guitarist Toby Hay, radical music hall revivers The Blood Tub Orchestra, Swedish/Finnish trio Folk’Avant, Cape Verde’s Coladera, American songwriter Sara Jane Scouten, and Sam Amidon answering the Rocket Launcher questions.
APPALACHIAN UNCONTROLLED
Anna & Elizabeth get to the heart of American traditional music by presenting it in different and challenging ways. Tim Chipping went on the road with them.
SULTAN OF TWANG
As he releases another fab album titled in a way to flummox sub-editors everywhere, Martin Simpson tells Colin Irwin all about it.
THE BLUES ROLL OFF
Fifty years on, Ian Anderson takes a personal look back at the folk blues boom that emerged from the UK folk clubs of the late 1960s.
TANYAS TOGETHER
Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton are re-united again, recording and touring. Cara Gibney fills in the years between.
HEAD OF BELLOWS
John Kirkpatrick, king of any instrument you can squeeze, fills Derek Schofield in on his latest projects. He’s a busy man…
2 BLUESPERSONS 2
They call this TajMo, the collaboration between blues veteran Taj Mahal and mere sixty-something Keb Mo. Jamie Renton gets his twenty minutes.
FJORDLAND FJESTIVAL
Førde International Folk Music Festival is one of Andrew Cronshaw’s favourites, so he seized the opportunity to take notepad and camera again.
BIFF!
Our exclusive cartoon strip.
Plus dozens of pages of essential adverts.

 

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