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ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES
Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp may well be the best band ever that you’ve never heard of (apart from Dog Faced Hermans) says Elizabeth Kinder.

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Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp (Photo: Judith Burrows)
 
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Here's what's in the March 2016 issue of fRoots, No. 393
 
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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: two fine young banjo/songwriters in Canada’s Kaia Kater and England’s Rhona Dalling, the Isle of Man’s Barrule, young Sussex multi-folkist Matt Quinn, Togo-via-France Vaudoo Game and Niger-via-France Ezza, a look at the revival of University Folk Societies, and the legendary Tymon Dogg answering the Rocket Launcher questions.
ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES
Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp may well be the best band ever that you’ve never heard of (apart from Dog Faced Hermans) says Elizabeth Kinder.
THE WOLK PACKAGE
Marry Waterson has a new musical partner in David A Jaycock, and lo! the results are splendid. Colin Irwin meets the north south alliance.
MAN ON TABLAS
It’s tabla maestro Zakir Hussain’s 65th birthday this month. Ken Hunt offers the salute.
BYE BYE BELLOWHEAD
Why, it only seems like yesterday that the whole preposterous idea kicked off. Who imagined that the folk behemoth would fly? Now Ian Anderson gets the last words from the first eleven.
DARK FANTASTIC
Just another normal Californian street artist from Southern Virginian and Somalian roots. Jamie Renton is intrigued by Fantastic Negrito.
MEN ON TABLES
Fred McDowell meets Brij Bushan Kabra in some home counties Hindustani blues. Ian Anderson chews the fat with Michael Messer’s Mitra.
BALKAN ROLL
After a slight diversion, the Balkan clubster has headed in a Greek direction, working with the wonderful Areti Ketime. Robert Rigney catches up with 2006 BBC Club Global winner Shantel.
BIFF!
Our exclusive cartoon strip.
Plus dozens of pages of essential adverts.

 

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