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PIPING INTO THE BEYOND
Kathryn Tickell & The Side are taking the Northumbrian pipes (and cello, accordeon and harp) to places they haven’t visited. Colin Irwin enters the lounge.

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Kathryn Tickell & The Side (Photo: Judith Burrows)
 
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Here's what's in the April 2015 issue of fRoots, No. 382
 
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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…
fROOTS 53
Your free download compilation album.
ROOT SALAD
A cross-section of featurettes: Glasgow’s Rura, archaeological pianist Stef Conner, Ethiopia’s Ethiocolor, Sudanese/Italian Amira Kheir, a festival in Corsica, ’80s stalwarts The Men They Couldn’t Hang, and Sam Lee answering the Rocket Launcher questions.
PIPING INTO THE BEYOND
Kathryn Tickell & The Side are taking the Northumbrian pipes (and cello, accordeon and harp) to places they haven’t visited. Colin Irwin enters the lounge.
DRUN ’N’ CRETE
George Xylouris and Jim White are on a voyage of musical discovery. Jane Cornwell hears how avant rock met the word of Psarantonis.
END OF THE WORLD?
It thrived in the ’80s, peaked in the ’90s and fell off a cliff with the recession. Now it’s a record market of retro-reissues, a gig circuit in crisis and a media no-go zone. Elizabeth Kinder asks “Whatever happened to World Music?”
SINGING THE FISHING
Creating little masterpieces on the edges of folk music, Shetland’s Inge Thomson is in a school of one. Sarah Coxson hears the story behind.
CRANKIE WOMEN
Old technology is getting a new lease of life to illustrate traditional ballads and beyond. Pamela Wyn Shannon introduces the scrolling picture sisterhood.
SUFI ANATOLIA
It’s theoretically banned by the government, but Sufi-inspired music is flourishing in Turkey today. Nick Hobbs burrows into the culture.
NORTH EASTERN AIR
Never try to second guess those Unthanks: their latest album reaches into unexplored territories. Colin Irwin hears how tradition meets Miles…
FESTIVALS 2015
This year’s UK and European folk, roots & world music events.
BIFF!
Our exclusive cartoon strip.
Plus dozens of pages of essential adverts.

 

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