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And let’s talk about some fine bands who could be your new favourites, if you care to leave your comfort zone. Tim Chipping puts the fR focus on Stick In The Wheel, Mishaped Pearls, Lynched and The Lords Of Thyme.

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Stick In The Wheel (Photo: Judith Burrows)
 
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Here’s what’s in the October 2014 issue of fRoots, No. 376
 
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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
A cross-section of featurettes: Angola’s Aline Frazão, Canadian West coast trio The Sweet Lowdown, theatrical activist Helen Chadwick, pan-Kurdish group Nishtiman, Scotland’s Bevvy Sisters, massively successful Irish quartet The High Kings, and Andy Kershaw answering the Rocket Launcher questions.
LET’S GO OUTSIDE
And let’s talk about some fine bands who could be your new favourites, if you care to leave your comfort zone. Tim Chipping puts the fR focus on Stick In The Wheel, Mishaped Pearls, Lynched and The Lords Of Thyme.
THE SONGSTER MAN
Former Carolina Chocolate Drop Dom Flemons is forging ahead with his solo career. Steve Hunt caught up with him at Womad where he was performing as part of a special project with Martin Simpson.
SIDMOUTH @ 60
Sidmouth Folk Week celebrated its big anniversary in style with one of the best of recent years. Once again Judith Burrows was out and about with camera to catch a selection of the hundreds of events and artists.
QUALITY OF LIGHT
Pedigrees? They got ’em. Colin Irwin sits in a field with veritable Irish supergroup The Gloaming.
REBETIKO LONDON
The capital now has a month-long Rebetiko festival based in Camden’s Green Note. Jamie Renton is all ears.
TROPICAL HIGHLANDS
Salsa Celtica’s blend of Latin music with bagpipes and Gaelic lyrics is big in Colombia, discovers Colin Irwin.
LOUISIANA MAN
Little Jimmy Reed – no relation – is a fine addition to the ranks of veteran touring bluesmen. Dave Peabody uncovers his story.
BIFF!
Our exclusive cartoon strip.
Plus dozens of pages of essential adverts.

 

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