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RUNNING ON ENERGY
At the forefront of a new wave of English folk inspired instrumental music, Spiro play everywhere from seated concerts to the dance tent. Elizabeth Kinder has the words.

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Here’s what’s in fRoots, No. 365, November 2013

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
fROOTS 46
Your free download compilation album.
THE EDITOR’S BOX
Ian Anderson’s comment column.
RANTING AND REELING
Tim Chipping's monthly column.
THE ELUSIVE ETHNOMUSICOLOGIST
Elizabeth Kinder's monthly 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: England’s Rheingans Sisters, Finland’s Tsuumi Sound System, merengue accordionist Joaquin Diaz, USA trio Hillfolk Noir, Scotland/Shetland fiddlers Rant new calypsonians Kobo Town and Seckou Keita answering the Rocket Launcher questions.
RUNNING ON ENERGY
At the forefront of a new wave of English folk inspired instrumental music, Spiro play everywhere from seated concerts to the dance tent. Elizabeth Kinder has the words.
BEYOND FIDDLE
The extraordinary Duncan Chisholm has taken the art and soul of Scottish fiddle playing to another level. Hector Christie is quite overcome.
EIGHT DAY WEEK
The folk world heads to South Devon every August for Sidmouth Folk Week. Judith Burrows took her camera up the hill and down again, while Steve Hunt took notes.
IN MY GIRLISH DAYS
Maria Muldaur tells Dave Peabody about her early musical days growing up in Greenwich Village, and her recent Memphis Minnie tribute album.
BORNEOLOGISING
Fun in Sarawak with nose flutes and zithers. Andrew Cronshaw took his camera and notepad to the Borneo World Music Expo and Rainforest World Music Festival.
A ’CASE OF YOU
There’s a little bit more Britfolk showcasing at Womex this year, what with it being in Cardiff and all that. Sarah Coxson asks some of them why they’re doing it.
HORIZONS AT WOMEX
Your bonus compilation album
BIFF!
Our exclusive cartoon strip.
Plus dozens of pages of essential adverts.

 

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