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KING OF THE BEACHBOYS
Garifuna music is once again making international waves, this time via a West African collaboration in the hands of Aurelio. Jamie Renton hears how it all came together. Photos: Judith Burrows


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Here’s what’s in fRoots, No. 336, June 2011

THE EDITOR’S BOX
Ian Anderson’s comment column.
fROOTS PLAYLIST
Recent stuff we like.
CHARTS & LISTS
Specialist and general roots music album sales and airplay charts.
REVIEWS
Our key section reviewing all the latest CDs and more - loads bite the dust. No punches pulled!
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: the extraordinarily successful Cecil Sharp Project, uillean piper John McSherry, the mighty Orchestre National De Barbès, dub poet Jean Binta Breeze, young American multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz, a recently uncovered archive of rare blues photos in colour from London clubs in the late ’60s/ early ’70s, and Bella Hardy answering the Rocket Launcher questions
KING OF THE BEACHBOYS
Garifuna music is once again making international waves, this time via a West African collaboration in the hands of Aurelio. Jamie Renton hears how it all came together. Photos: Judith Burrows
BOWING OUT
Stop press! Scoop! Patsy Reid is leaving Scottish band Breabach for pastures new, she reveals to Colin Irwin.
PENGUIN PICK UP
Arthur Jeffes has reinvented the old family firm from scratch. Elizabeth Kinder hears about the evolution of a new 21st Century Penguin Café.
THE COLOUR BLUES
A remarkable archive of mostly unpublished colour photographs of blues artists has come to light, all taken by Les Astrella in London from 1969 – 1972. Dave Peabody sets the scene.
FEARSOME KUTIS
Fela’s younger son Seun Kuti has now been leading his father’s old band for more than half his life. Jon Lusk talks post-colonial politics and family succession.
THE WALES EFFECT
Things are bubbling in Wales right now, and few fizz more than Calan. Simon Jones sounds them out.
BIFF!
Our exclusive cartoon strip.
Plus dozens of pages of essential adverts.

 

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