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Roots and Shoots on Phonic FM. 106.8fm in Exeter UK. Live streaming on www.phonic.fm

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Exeter Respect Festival 2012

rootsandshoots presenters will be compering at the Acoustic Cafe at 
Exeter Respect in the Park this weekend 2 and 3 June
Respect is a fabulous multicultural festival. Keep up to date with what is happening there on Facebook and on the Respect website.

Monday, 28 May 2012

Stacey and Mark


Listen to the show again here.


Thank you to Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart for a wonderful session in the studio today.

They sang and played their own songs If You Change your MindLittle Rock and Spread My Wings.

From their new album Dedication, we played Broken Heart For You and Here Comes The Rain.

Stacey and Mark are nearing the end of their lengthy European tour - they have travelled everywhere by public transport - and are appearing locally at The Bridge in Topsham this Wednesday 30 June.

Full details of their music on their website.


Pictures by Dorota Turowska and Cecil Hatfield.



Other music played
Tim Van Eyken..Australia..Stiffs, Lovers, Holymen & Thieves
Eric Ness..Supah Glue..Eric NessView Blog
Iracema Hot Sound..Compositor Da Rale.. Brazil New Series
Jacob Do Bandolim..Andre de Sapato Novo..In Memoriam Brazilian
Fucho Aparicio & Tres Plus One Quartet ..Ansiedad..Venezuelan Music for the World / Música Venezolana Para El Mundo
Hassan Hakmoun..Lala Aisha..The Rough Guide To The Music Of Morocco
Habib Koité..Africa..Afriki
Fatoumata Diawara..Bakonoba..Fatou

Haroon Bacha..Speena Kontara..Listen to the Banned
Moor Reason..Crazy..demo
Monkey Gland Blues Band..Diddy Wah Diddy..Monkey Gland Blues Band
Julaba Kunda..Balatara Canto..Traders
Modou Ndiaye with Cassa Afro..Kora & Percussion Music
Random Canyon Growlers..Dickey Don't Ask Me That Question






Sunday, 27 May 2012

Live music soon...

...on rootsandshoots:

Monday 18 May: from the USA...
Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart
appearing live at The Bridge Inn, Topsham on Wed 30 June.











Monday 4 June: from Norway...Eric Ness with band
appearing at Exmouth Festival soon.

Saturday, 26 May 2012

Keep calm and Ceilidh on...Friday 8 June...


The 2 Martins from rootsandshoots are both involved with the second Ceilidh for Exeter Pride to be held on Friday 8 June at Exeter Phoenix. Details here.


Make a weekend of it at Exeter Phoenix and join us too for the  rootsandshoots  presentation with Josie LloydMoor Reason and Monkey Gland Blues Band on Saturday 9 June. See below.

Monday, 21 May 2012

Galley Beggar Live

Many thanks to the fabulous 6-piece band Galley Beggar who played on rootsandshoots today.  They played four songs: Willow Tree, The Wicker Man, Jack Orion and Lucy Grey.
Galley Beggar's album Reformation House can be purchased at their gigs and online. See their website for details.
Thanks too to Marion Tucker pictured of Wren Music for the feature on the legendary Peggy Seeger. Peggy is in concert along with Roots Acapella at the Northcott Theatre this Sunday 27 May, 19:30. More information here.
Photos in the Phonic FM studio by Cecil Hatfield.


Recordings played 
Spinach For Norman..Tralee Gaol..Ready To Start Again
Hamon Martin Quintet..Le Grand Voyageur, Pt. 1 .. Les Métamorphoses 
David Pasquet..A.7.P..Sa Différence 
Ablaye Ndiaye..Thiere Lamboul..Thiossane
Trio Tincho ..Milonga Primavera..Puente Alsina Latino    

Lepistö & Lehti..Vainajalan Tango..Helsinki 
Jardares Por Fuera - El Salpicao
Peggy Seeger..I'm Gonna Be An Engineer..Live
Peggy Seeger..Give 'Em An Inch..Live
Peggy Seeger..Bought Me A Cat..Live
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin..Daybreak..Singing The Bones
Spiro..Softly Robin..Kaleidophonica
The Angel Brothers & Satnam Singh..Once..From Punjab To Pit Top 
Fidil..Tá do Mhargadh Déanta..The Old Wheel Of Fortune

Saturday, 19 May 2012

Ceilidh at Exeter Phoenix

The 2 Martins from rootsandshoots are both involved with the second Ceilidh for Exeter Pride to be held on Friday 8 June at Exeter Phoenix. Details here.


Make a weekend of it at Exeter Phoenix and join us too for the  rootsandshoots  presentation with Josie Lloyd, Moor Reason and Monkey Gland Blues Band on Saturday 9 June. See below.

Monday, 14 May 2012

Bass men

Today we celebrated two bass players who have sadly died recently: Donald "Duck" Dunn who played with Booker T and the MGs of "Green Onions" fame and Lloyd Brevett, founding member of the seminal Jamaican ska band The Skatalites. Lots of other good music too from near and far. 

We played
Buika..La Falsa Moneda..Niña de Fuego Raíces
Chava Alberstein and The Klezmatic ..Di Krenitse (The Well)..The Well
Damn Damn Patriots..Family Unit..Family Unit
Boban I Marco Marcovic..Dzumbus Funk..Golden Horns: The Best Of Boban I Marco Marcovic
The Skatalites..Ball of Fire..Ball of Fire
Curtis Stigers & The Forest Rangers..John the Revelator..Sons of Anarchy: North Country - EP Soundtrack
Michele Welborn Band..Cotton Mill Girls..Don't Call Her After Midnight
Mihaelis Terzis Orchestra..Ti Thalassa Ti Galani..Roots Of Greek Music Vol. 9
Spontus..Pilé Menu..Spontus 3
Tevens..Kost Ar C'Hoat..Rhuys
Zulya..Like A Child..Global Sounds From Australia
San Lazaro..La Chimera..Global Sounds From Australia
Booker T and the M Gs..Melting Pot..Soundcloud
Béla Fleck and the The Flecktones..Sweet Pomegranates..Rocket Science (Deluxe Edition)
Nicky Swann..Union Babies..How Does Your Land Lie?
Molotov Jukebox..Trying..Bang EP
Academy Strangers..Crash And Burn..Soundcloud
Beoga..Cu Chullain's Despair..Mischief World
Jim Moray..Courting Is A Pleasure..Skulk
P A Rostads Orkestar..Polka Effer Hons Moosveen..Folk Larm
Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston..Only One Way..Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston
Willie Colón..Che Che Cole..Crime Pays
Graveola..Babulina's Trip..Brazil New Series

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Mayday! Mayday!

Monday 7 May
Martin Henning was alone in the studio -and the Phoenix for that matter - on this belated Mayday holiday.
Maypoles and celebrations of working people's struggle for human rights and against exploitation over the years are what the day is about so there was some reflection of these in the music broadcast today.


Tracks played were:
The Balfa Brothers ..J'ai vu Le Loup, Le Renard et la Belette...J'ai vu le Loup, le Renard et La Belette
Charlie Hearnshaw 
pictured..Smiling..Live at Plymouth Jazz Club
Charmers..Locked Up In My Room..Ska Down Jamaica - The Best of Ska Reggae    

Corinne Renaud, Catherine Grimault, Eric Thézé & Gérard Gordon..Ils Se Sont Endormis (Valse Trois Temps)..Brume
Crockett's Kentucky Mountaineers..Little Rabbit..R. Crumb's Heroes Of Blues

Duo Thébout..Premières Lattes ..Le Pingouin Ivre 
Emicida...Cacarlaco..Dacaicabraba       
Ewan MacColl..The Manchester Rambler..Black & White – The Definitive Collection 
Femi Kuti..Can't Buy Me..Africa For Africa       
Flavio Renegado..Sal For A..Minha Tribo E A Mundo
Gilad Hekselman..Purim..Split Life Jazz

Kayhan Kalhor & Ali Bahrami Fard..I Will Not Stand Alone..Songlines CD #82 (March 2012)
Lúnasa..Fruitmarket Reels..Lá Nua 

Michael Riessler, Jean-Louis Matinier & Howard Levy..Vela..Silver & Black 
Spin2..Ice Cream Wars..Happy In the World 
Murat Aydemir Trio..Kürdi..11'li 
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo..Pardon..The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Africa World    
Reggie Washington..Mr. Pastorius..A Lot of Love, Live! 
Robert Wyatt..Red Flag..Nothing Can Stop Us 
Roberto Fonseca..Gnawa Stop..Yo 
She'koyokh Klezmer Ensemble..Jim's Favourite ..She'koyokh Klezmer Ensemble: Busker's Ballroom World
Spiro..We Will Be Absorbed..Kaleidophonica 

Startijenn..Sofa Kozh (An Dro)..Startijenn 
The Strawbs..Part of the Union..Choice Selection 
Subhankar Bannerjee & Patri Satish Kumar..Adi Tala Duet..Sound Of South Asia (Songlines #83 Bonus CD) 
Ozric Tentacles..Attack Of The Vapours..Paper Monkeys
See Ozric Tentacles at Exeter Phoenix for Phonic FM on Friday 25 May
Details here.