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Monday, 30 December 2013

16th December 2013

Hi all.
Tracks on this auspicious date were:

Supplique..The Stephane Wrembel Trio..Gypsy Rumble
My Buddy Blues..Five Breezes..The Human Orchestra
Tsiftetelli..The Toids..Unblocked Ears
Look East ..Treacherous Orchestra..Origins
Salaam Nubia..Alsarah..The Nile Project: Aswan
Sufi Stomp (Soul Of Sindh)..Arun Ghosh..A South Asian Suite
Utsav Pancham Se Gara..Ashwini Bhide Deshpande..Arghyan : The Offering
Bananeira ..Bebel Gilberto..Tuto Tempi
Cidade Maravilhosa ..Joyce Moreno..Rio De janiera
Carolina..Seu Jorge..Carolina
La Famille..Mamar Kassey..Tabouster -Niger
Preparando O Salto (Prepare To Jump..Siba..Avante
Haram gui..Urna..Portrait ''Heavenly Bird''
Minha Familia..Waldemar Bast..Pretaluz [blacklight]
Shekere..Vince Mendoza..Nights On Earth
Guitarra Guitarra Mía..Walter "Chino" Laborde & Diego "Dipi" Kvitko..Tango Tango, Vol. 3 Deluxe
La Espera ..Zíngaros..Gitango
Lucky Gilchrist..The Unthanks..Here's the Tender Coming
Martin Wynnes #2 / Martin Wynnes #1 / the Coalminer..We Banjo 3..Roots of the Banjo Tree
La Cote D'En Bas..Kejaj..Kejaj
Delirium Bulgaris..Hamon Martin Quintet..Du silence et du temps
Piece of Peace..Skatalites..Walk With Me
Wasod..Fernhill.Womex Wales
Strange News..Blowzabella..Falco
Lilly..Bootleg Swing Band..Demo EP
Singing In My Bathtub..Cheap Suit Serenaders..Soundcloud
Los Anges Dans Nos Compagfne..Bruce Cockburn..Soundcloud

Monday, 9 December 2013

From Loft's Music Shed...the Young Singer Songwriter Club...

...from Exeter Phoenix gave us some superb entertainment today.
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Loft’s Music Shed run a selection of young singer songwriter workshops, clubs and courses for creative, imaginative and talented young people in the South West.
From Loft's Music Shed, esteemed musician Laura Loft runs a very popular club at Exeter Phoenix for young music makers who want to be songwriters.
From this group, Rebecca, Ebby, Jamie, Holly, Polly and Daisy looked in to entertain us today.
And - with Laura - a wonderful sound they all made.

The ensemble began with two well rehearsed covers, Little Talks and Oh Hey.

Holly and Polly (Blue Moon) sang and played their own composition Ashes
and Jamie gave us his self-penned song The Crime You Didn't Do.
Laura completed the entertainment with her song I Had A Plan.

Wonderful!! Thank you very much to all the singers and musicians.


Laura Loft's website is here.

Playlist
"Martin's Mandela mix" celebrating the life of an extraordinary man, 
Nelson Mandela

Pictured: Johnny Clegg with Nelson Mandela


Special AKA..Free Nelson Mandela
Johnny Clegg & Juluka..Asimbonanga
The Memeza African Choir featuring Marika Hattingh..The Rainbow Song
Miriam Makeba, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Paul Simon..N'Kosi Sikeleli

John Smith - Salty and Sweet
3 Daft Monkeys..Morwenna..Of Stones And Bones
Tamikrest..Itous..Chatma
Alex Kumar..If I Went Blind..Alex Kumar
Boban & Marco Marcovic..Sat..Golden Horns
Eric Bibb..Mandela Is Free
Ballake Sissoko..Kilanso..At Peace
Lal Waterson..Once In A Blue Moon / Evona Darling..Teach Me To Be A Summer's Morning
Nicky Swann..New Found Lands..How Does Your Land Lie?
Johanna Juhola..ITG Tango..Fantasiatango 2
Sky..Troika..Masterpieces: The Very Best Of Sky
The Young Tradition..Chicken On A Raft
Söndörgő..Buso Kolo..Tambourising: The Lost Music Of The Balkans
Dakar Audio Club..Mogobey
The Corrie Folk Trio..Rivonia
Ladysmith Black Mombasa..Inkanyezi Nezazi (The Star and the Wiseman)..The Best Of Ladysmith Black Mombasa: The Star and the Wiseman
Jackie Oates..The Wishfulness Waltz..The Violet Hour
Griselda Sanderson..Erdely Reels..Harpaphonics

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Josie Lloyd

Tonight - 18th November - Josie Lloyd Blues singer and mistress of the National steel resonator guitar came to the studio to introduce her new CD, 'One More Time'.
She played the following songs live:

Come Back Baby

Summertime
House Of The Rising Sun
Meat On The Bone

And tracks on the CD:

In The Pines
Starstruck
Devil May Care

Other tracks played were:


Diamond Jones ..The Destroyers..Hole In the Universe

Timgad..Moishe's Bagel..Uncle Roland's Flying Machine
Mona Ki Ngi Xica..Bonga..Best of Bonga
El Tiempo Es Circular (feat. Aline Esquivel & Alex Bershadsky)..Zane Tat..El Tiempo Es Circular - Single
Couscou..Richard Bona..Munia (The Tale)
Goree..Lionel Loueke..Heritage
Evas ..Kejaj
Sad Feeling..FLOYD DIXON..His Complete Aladdin Recordings
Life Is a Dirty Deal ..Duster Bennett..Duster Bennett - the Complete Blue Horizon Sessions
The Linden..Lars Danielsson..The Lars Danielsson Signature Edition [Disc 1]
Mossycoat..Emily Portman..The Glamoury
Wonderfall..John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension..Now Here This
Me Yee Owu Den..K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas..Afro-Beat Airways
Guitar Vibes..Hans Karl Berger, Karl Berger, Santi Debriano, Koji Paul Shigihara & Leroy Williams.. Around
Aman Khoor Song ..MONGOL BAND..Traditional Mongolian Music
Gypsy House..Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra..Gypsy Manifesto

Monday, 11 November 2013

Alex Kumar

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Some really great bluesy, rootsy music from 
Alex Kumar on rootsandshoots tonight. 

Alex sang and played his superb arrangements of Dawes' That Western Skyline and the Bob Dylan classic Don't Think Twice, It's Alright.

From Alex's debut album, simply called Alex Kumar, we played his own song 1963 which is proving a big hit with audiences plus two other self-penned songs, I Just Received The News and Love (Or The Next Best Thing)

Alex Kumar's Album Launch with support from Slipdown Dog is this Friday 15 November at The RevelryExeter Quay. Doors open at 20:30. Buy his CD there.

We played Sweet Girl Blues by Slipdown Dog.
















All photos by Cecil Hatfield.

Other recordings played
Arvest..Goullo..Tri Diaoul
Ramblin' Jack Elliot..Pretty Boy Floyd..Ramblin' Jack
Bob Dylan..Gospel Plow..Bob Dylan
The Carrivick Sisters feat. John Breese..Lady Howard..Over The Edge
Amadou Diagne..Goree..Yakar
Angelique Kidjo..Macumba..Oyaya!
The Bhundu Boys..Tamba Wega..Muchiyedza (Out of the Dark)
Emily Barker & The Red Hot Halo..Dear River
3 Daft Monkeys..Sarah, The Devil & Jack..Of Stones & Bones
Krista Detor..Belle Of The Ball..Flat Earth Diary
Tom McConnell..Flags..Scraps
The Bombay Royale..Oh Sajne
ArHai..Morena..Eastern Roads

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Steve Tyler & Andy Clarke

Despite computer troubles we had a great show on Monday 4th November with Steve Tyler & Andy Clarke in the studio, playing live and introducing their new CD, The Wreck Off Scilly.
They played the following songs live:
Poor Labourers
Midatspolska / Morgenpolska
Coal Owner and the Pitman's Wife
Wreck Off Scilly

From the Album ;
Rosemary Fair

Also played from recordings were:

Crazy man Michael..Bex & JJ..Download
Sweet Jane..The Velvet Underground..Loaded
Going Home / Stomp Dance.. Pura Fé..Follow Your Heart's Desire
My second Life ..The Guo Brothers..Yuan
Le porte-enseigne (Tour)..Hamon Martin Quintet..Du silence et du temps
Citadela..Jan Hrubý, Tomáš Procházka & Jazz Q Martina Kratochvíla..Elegie
Nanna..Querx..Live In Berlin
Opa Tsupa..Hop Hop Hop..Tendrovni
Kele Magni..Bassekou Kouyate..Jama Ko
The Collier Reel..Sherburn..Scott.Live At The Wharf
Bakonoba..Fatoumato Diawara..Fatou On World Circuit
Llora Mi Nena..La Familia Valera Miranda..Son et Bolero
Sibel..Lulo Reinhardt..Project No. 2
Balkan Caravan..Boban & Marko Markovic..Balkan Caravan




Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Bex & JJ 'Need To Know'

Roots and Shoots Radio Show. No guests this week but the following music was played:

Oregon..The Cinematic Orchestra..Every Day
Scottish Manon ..Ciac Boum..Vert
Shneykoyl ..Circus Contraption..The Show to End All Shows
Avel Conlle..Wig A Wag..#6
Need you now ..Bex & JJ..Demo
All Your Love (I Miss Loving)..Otis Rush..The Essential Otis Rush
Kassi Koun..Mamani Keita & Nicolas Repac..Yelema (By Nicolas Repac)
Nobody Smokes Anymore..Lucy Dixon, Le Professeur Inlassable, Sebastien Gastine, Vincent Théard, Arnaud Biscay, Nicolas Repac & Boris Ventura Diaz..One Too
Azul (Salut À Vous)..Akli D..Anefas Trankil
Laundromat Blues..ALBERT KING..King Of The Blues Guitar
Madrugadas Serenas..Alexandra Sousa..Sabor A Fado
Zydeco Sont Pas Sale..Clifton Chenier..The Best of Clifton Chenier
My Banjo and I..Hanggai..Introducing Hanggai
Fishing By Lamplight..The Guo Brothers..Yuan
Falls of Rauros..Jan Hruby & Kukulin..Silmarillion
The Braes of Busby / Phyllis's Birthday / The Graf Spee..John McSherry & Michael McGoldrick..At First Light
Red Alert..Holdsworth..Blues For Tony
Ethio Blues..Mulatu Astatke..Mulatu Steps Ahead
Silbury Hill..Philip Henry & Hannah Martin..Mynd
Roxette..Norman Watt-Roy..Faith & Grace
Doni Doni..Vieux Farka Toure..Mon Pays
Sleeping Beauty..Dirt Music..Troubles
Mueve galor..Los Chinches..Fongo
Tu Djaial..Hop Hop Hop..Tendrovni
Turbo Dizel..Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra..Gipsy Manifesto

Monday, 14 October 2013

The Boys triumph again!

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The Boys From Melbourne Street returned to rootsandshoots tonight for a fine set.

It was great to have the Boys on the show again.

The Boys are Colin Wilson, vocals and guitar, Keith Hunter, bass guitar and Dave Eustace, percussion and yukele.

Their songs were
Planet Blue, Monsieur Concierge, Band Of Brothers, The Best Days Of Your Life and Your Life.

Colin Wilson, accompanied by Keith and Dave and other musicians, has a retrospective album coming out soon. It is Songs From The Cutting Room Floor and will be available at their gigs, at Colin's Bradninch Acoustic Music Club and from The Boys From Melbourne Street's website.

We featured a new rootsandshoots trailer from Matt and Cate Calder and a new rootsandshoots insert from Alice Louise and JohnKerry. Many thanks to them all for these fabulous additions. You can hear the recordings if you click on their names or on the logo above.

Recordings played were
Siba..A Bagaceira..Brasil Music Exchange: New Sounds 2013
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman..Money Or Jewels..Hidden People
Lal & Mike Waterson..Scarecrow / Fine Horseman..Bright Phoebus
Calan..Y Gwydir Glas..Jonah
Tamikrest..Imanin Bas Zihoun..Chatma
Philip Chevron..Thousands Are Sailing..Bringing It All Back Home
Nic Jones..Rose Of Allendale..In Search Of Nic Jones
Sam Carter..Ruins By The Shore..The No Testament
Jackie Oates..The Isle Of France..Hyperboreans
Nic Jones..Farewell To The Gold..Penguin Luka Šulić and Stjepan HauserEggs
Nic Jones..Texas Girl At The Funeral Of Her Father
Fela Kuti..Sorrow, Tears & Blood..The Best Of The Black President
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin..Miss Wilmott's Ghost..Mynd
The Carrivick Sisters feat. John Breese..Over The Edge
2 Cellos: Luka Šulić and Stjepan Hauser..Fields Of Gold

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Bex & JJ

On this show (7.9.13) I was lucky enough to host a spot by Bex and JJ from Bideford who played some enchanting songs live in the studio.

They played:
Bex & Jay Jay


My Love Won't Fade Away
White Hair
Skinny Love
Lady Antebellum




Other music played on the show was:

Safare..Vieux Farka Toure..Mon Pays
Caje Sukarije..Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra..Gipsy Manifesto
Amor Ideal..Soul Quality Quartet..Sister Bossa, Vol. 7 (Cool Jazzy Cuts With a Brazilian Flavour)
Reis e Piratas (Dub Mix)..12 Fingers ..Sister Bossa, Vol. 7 
Eisenhower Blues..J.B. LENOIR..Martin Scorsese Presents: The Blues (Disc 3)
Double Crossing Blues..JOHNNY OTIS QUINTET, LITTLE ESTHER & THE ROBBINS..Martin Scorsese Presents: The Blues (Disc 2)
Le chanteur à la voix d'or (Mazurka)..Hamon Martin Quintet..Du silence et du temps
Diamant d'Eben..Gilles Floro..En mode zouk rétro (by DJ Halan & DJ Jaïro)
Okuan Tsentsen Awar..C.K. Mann..Ghana Funk
Invocation..Wu Man..La Guitara - Gender Bending Strings
Quiero Mi Gente..Abelardo Carbono..Diablos del Ritmo 1960-1985: The Colombian Melting Pot (Afrobeat - Puya - Cumbiamba - Terapia - Mapalé - Caribbean Funk)
Kankeletigui..Djeneba Seck..The Wassoulou Sound: Women of Mali - Volume 2
La Bicicleta Celeste..Cuarteto Cedrón..Arrabal Salvaje
Moliendo Café..Fucho Aparicio -- Tres Plus One Quartet..Venezuelan Music for the World / Música Venezolana Para el Mundo
Belleville Rendez-Vous (Version française)..M..Les triplettes de Belleville (Bande originale du film)
Timothy Winters..Jim Causley..Cyprus Well
Sad February..The Unthanks..Here's the Tender Coming
Romano Dance..Mahala Raï Banda..Electric Gypsyland, Vol. 2
My Taobuxiaor (Mini Taobuxiaor).. Hanggai Band..Hanggai (Mongolian)



Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Ali & Kris came to play for us.

Roots And Shoots Monday 30th September.....

Up and coming duo, Ali and Kris, came into the studio for this show and treated us to some lovely versions of songs that they love. They have'nt been performing together for a year yet and already they're creating a stir in the world of open mic sessions around the west country. And deservedly so with Ali's beautiful vocals coupled with a 'stage' presence to die for and ably backed by some vertuoso guitar playing from Kris.

They played the following:

The Haystack Incident;

Isn't She Lovely:
Foggy Dew;
Fields Of Gold.







Also I received some blues tracks from listener and friend, Dave Howell, by email and, after some technical challenges for techno-phobe me, we got a couple on air. They were:

Mother Earth..Memphis Slim from a CD put together by Martin Scorsese

19 Years Old..Muddy Waters..The Anthology

In addition I played a couple of tracks from Mali, donated by Ilkamedia, who have these albums for sale. The tracks were:


Diack So..Vieux Farka Toure..Mon Pays

Fitzcarraldo..Dirt Music..Troubles

Other music tracks played were:


The One I Love Is Gone..The Secret Sisters..The Secret Sisters

Vizinha..Seu Jorge..Musicians Para Chairasco Vol.1
Tchapeu Di Padja..Simentera..Cabo Verde en Serenata
Les Trois Marches - Gavotte De Grenoble..Sous Le Pont..Sous Le Pont
Le grand village, Myrtille.. Tend'm..Une musique trad-urbaine en Centre France
Goermel fever..Ti Jaz..live in ar vag
Sutta ..TG Collective..Release the Penguins
Ciganka Medley..Shantel & Bucovina Club Orkestar..Bucovina Mixtape Vol. 1
Charlotte..Gadjo..Gadjistan Zizany
Mozzarella..Kal..KAL
Overall..Fatima Spar & The Freedom Fries..Trust
Se Vols Venir Ambre Ieu..Brotto Lopez..Le Bal
Nostalgias ..Buika..Mi Niña Lola
Good Rockin' Tonight..Roy Brown..Greatest Hits
All Shook Up..Tango Band..Live Edits
John the Revelator..Froidebise..The Mind Parasites

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Roots and Shoots 16.9.13

Hi all.
What a variety we had on Monday 16th.! Started the show and ended it with music from master guitarist Mick Hutchinson's latest Album, The Extemporisor and then went for a musical trip through Louisianna, Spain, Mali and France before returning to the UK and some local talent.

Music played was as follows:

Raimundo / As It Feels.. Mick Hutchinson..The Extemporiser
Beryond These Walls..Alice Louise & John Kerry..Soundcloud
Chicken Scratch..Dirt Music..Troubles
Aja Wondo..Uppers International..Analog Africa
Not A Full Day..Rosa Rebecka..Songs For Mrs Beautiful
Si Tu Savais..The Bootleg Swing Band..E.P.
La Cote D'en Bas..Kejaj..Kejaj
Sai For A..Flavio Renagado..Minha Tribo e o Mundo
Poya 2..Bassekou Kouyate + Taj Mahal..Jama Ko
Vera Cruz..Gadjo..Gadjistan Zizany
La Espera..Zíngaros..Gitango
Cypress Inn Special..Lionel Cormier & the Sundown Playboys..Louisiana Cajun Music Special: Bon Temps Rouler
Drunkard's Sorrow Waltz (La Valse des Bambocheurs)..The Balfa Brothers..Louisiana Legends (Songlines #86 Bonus CD)
Bolega te..Brotto Lopez..Le Bal
Chap O'Gadjo..Bal O' Gadjo..En Route k
Polka Pont Nevez..David Pasquet..Sa Différence
Una Matika de Ruda (A Sprig of Rue)..Los Desterrados..Miradores
Vainajalan Tango..Lepistö & Lehti..Helsinki
Closer..Alex Bershadsky..Anonymous
Bottle Rocket..Béla Fleck & The Flecktones..Rocket Science (Deluxe Edition)
Culpa Mia..Buika..Niña de Fuego
Hot Club Swing..Joscho Stephan..Django Forever
Hai Cu Totii..Eastenders..Along the Path
Bulut..Musa Eroğlu..The Rough Guide To Turkish Café

Monday, 9 September 2013

Mynd, K-pop, Russian Tango and Boogie Woogie and much more.

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This evening on rootsandshoots, Martin Hodge welcomed 
Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin to the studio to talk about their Mynd album and tour. 

The album is superb and can be ordered from their website, where you will find details of their gigs. The album Mynd will be launched at the South Devon Arts Centre this Thursday 12th September when special guests will join the duo on stage.


From Mynd, we played 

Silbury Hill 
Last Broadcast
Nailmakers Strike Part 2
Silver Box

Helen Edworthy introduced us to K-Pop - Korean Pop music - and played these songs:
Sunmi..24 Hours
VIXX..You're Impressive
Brown Eyed Girls..Recipe
Lee Yurim..Call My Name

Russian singer, guitarist Dmitry Babichev did a wonderful studio set for us including a tango, some Russian-style boogie woogie, his version of Summertime, the famous Russian Song Dark Nights, a Russian version of an Italian 16th century song, a modern song On A Beautiful Hill and a Brazilian instrumental Red Blouse. Many thanks to Dmitry. He played on his beautiful Spanish guitar hand made in Russia. Find him on Facebook.






Photos by Cecil Hatfield

Other music played
Tamikrest..Takma..Chatma
Kocani Orchestar..Nikol..World Of Gypsies
Vieux Farka..Fele Magni..Mon Pays
Spirit Talk Mbira feat. Chartwell Dutiro..Zunde..Looking For A..New England Vol. 2
The Celtic Fiddle Festival..La Corporter / Zeme Parti Du Lancier / Gigue De Montreal..20th Anniversary Concert Live In Brittany

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

New Album by master Guitarist, Mick Hutchinson

I was lucky enough to receive a copy of the latest album by ace Guitarist and 
multi-instrumentalist, Mick Hutchinson (click on this link for contact details) called The Extemporiser, which I really enjoyed. There were 3 tracks played on the show,
contact Mick at 'extemporisor@gmail.com'



'Spanish Infinity the Sequel'

'Textures in Nine Eight' and
'For Chopin'.

Other music played is as follows:
Lilly..Bootleg Swing Band..Lilly.. BSB EP
Yer Gando..Vieux Farka Toiure..Mon Pays
King Soloman..Skatalites..Walk With Me
Guiro Nero..Los Chinches..Fongo
An Vorvoren a Senor..Dalla.K5
Travel..Amadou Diagne..Yakar
Moliendo Café..Fucho Aparicio -- Tres Plus One Quartet..Venezuelan Music for the World / Música Venezolana Para el Mundo
The Whole Enchilada..Gadjo..Gadjistan Zizany
LDN..Krar Collective..London's Calling (Bonus Version)
Freedom Dance..Lionel Loueke..Heritage
Awa Adounia.. Liya Ag Ablil, Nadia Nid El Mourid, Abdallah Ag Ahmed, Mathias Vaguenez, Sanou Ag Ahmed, Yamina Nid El Mourid & Terakaft..Kel Tamasheq (Deluxe Edition)
Mossycoat..Emily Portman..The Glamoury
Deusa de Orion..Mendes Brothers..The Gate of Return
Sirba de la medgidia..Toni Iordache Sounds from a Bygone Age, Vol. 4
La ville dort. . . (Pilé menu)..Hamon Martin Quintet..Du silence et du temps
Tango (BOF "Kuduz")..Goran Bregovic..Le Temps des Gitans & Kuduz (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)
Dance de Mardi Gras..The Cajun Playboys..Cajun Party!
Nuts To You..Cats and The Fiddle..The Human Orchestra
Dem ..Azam Ali & Mercan Dede..A Night in Istanbul - Female Voices of the Middle East
Duhgneh.. Pura Fé..Rough Guide To Native America
Ali Baba's Camel (Early Version)..The Bonzo Dog Band..Gorilla
Autobahn..LaBrassBanda..Habediehre

Thursday, 22 August 2013

19th August 2013

16th August show.
A trip across the globe and back again starting in France and finishing up in England.

Music played tonight was:

Back To Where We Come From..DZYAN..Electric Silence
Cinco Piezas - Compadre..Edoardo Catemario..Complete Works With Guitar
Soledad..El Combo Los Galleros..Cubmbia Cumbia
Ton Double..Kejaj..Kejjaj
Whistler's Nightmare..One String Loose..Kumquat
Little Rabbit..Crockett's Kentucky Mountaineers..R. Crumb's Heroes Of Blues, Jazz & Country
Portugal..Janek Gwizdala..heatre By The Sea
Papusha..Kal..KAL
Martesa..Sandy Lopicic Orchestar..Border Confusion
Gioco Con Te.. Rosapaeda..Mater Heart Folk
Sweet Nothin's..Midnight Serenaders..Sweet Nothin's
A Evaristo Carriego..Esquina..Musiques Du Rio de la Plata
Alma Llanera..Fucho Aparicio -- Tres Plus One Quartet..Venezuelan Music for the World / Música Venezolana Para el Mundo
Am I Wrong.Keb' Mo'..Keb' Mo'
La FilleDEuGeolia..Hamon-Martin Quintet..Du Silence Et DuTemps
Ne Me Fatigue Pas..Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba..Jama Ko
Nothing To Show For It..Femi Kuti..No Place For My Dream
La Renaissance Africaine..Gilberto Gil..Banda Largo Cordel 
Lebaye..Abbesinia Infinite..Abbesinia Infinite
Be Still My Beating Heart..Los Chinches..Fongo
Feel So Good..Alice Louise & John Kerry
Porthlystry/Off She Goes/An Culyek Hos..Dalla..K5
Scarlet Tide..Alaloosas..Apaloosas
The White Hart..Spiro..Lightbox

Monday, 12 August 2013

Dartmoor Folk Festival, duos and more

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Just back from a wonderful Dartmoor Folk Festival weekend, I just had to feature musicians I had seen and enjoyed there. 

I played too a recording of Matt Calder of the duo Sculpture Music playing his instruments, the hang and the halo, and being very informative about them - from rootsandshoots on Phonic FM in April 2013. As it happened, I featured a series of fine musical duos throughout the show. I hope you enjoyed it all as much as I did.

Oh! And I posed a question and forgot to answer it on air. Which film was a version of Misirlou featured in? It was Pulp Fiction.
Martin Hodge

Here's what I played...
Watcha Clan..Gypsy Dust..Radio Babel
Besh O Drom..Roman Swing..Macho Embroidery
Jim Moray..Home Upon The Hill..Modern History
Jackie Oates..Wishfulness Waltz..The Violet Hour
Jackie Oates..Wexford Lullaby..Lullabies
Jim Moray..Lord Douglas..Skulk
La Chavannée..Le Chateau De Milan..Avant Soleil Levé
Asha Bhosle & Shujaat Khan..Aaja Re Piya..Naina Lagai Ke
Matthew Calder LIVE pictured..Keep The Space
Sculpture Music..Major Songs In Minor Keys / Small World..Major Songs In Minor Keys
Manu Delago..Bigger Than Home..Handmade
Sam Baker..Road Crew..Say Grace
Brendan Power & Tim Edey..The Tip Of The Iceberg Set / Wriggle & Writhe
2 Cellos..Misirlou
Amadou Diagne..Freedom..Yakar
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin..Southill Hornpipe..Singing The Bones
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin..Witchita..Live In The Living Room
Shirley & Dolly Collins..Lancashire Lass..For As Many As Will
Afro Celt Sound System..Riding The Skies..Pod
Vieux Farka Touré..Allah Wawi..Mon Pays

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Sidmouth & Dartmoor Festivals all in one week.

Music played on Roots and Shoots this week was:


E Miln Ar Vran..Kejaj..Kejaj
Gwerz..Mousaka...Ca S'Bouffe Pas, Ca S'Danse
Kelebekler Kuslar..Baba Zula..Gecekondu
Hikayat kel Yaoum..Charbel Rouhana..Salamat
Flora..Eastenders..Sun Dub - A Spicy Blend
Ryestraw..Lúnasa..Lá Nua
Underground..The Destroyers.. Hole In the Universe
Yeremia..Goran Bregovic..Alkohol (Bonus Track Version)
Hinge of the Year..Emily Portman..Hinge of the Year - Single
Deusa de Orion..Mendes Brothers..The Gate of Return
Cantec de ascultare si breaza..Toni Iordache..Sounds from a Bygone Age, Vol. 4
Falani..Béla Fleck & The Flecktones..Rocket Science (Deluxe Edition)
Study No. 3b..Conlon Nancarrow..Studies for Piano Player
Tillana In Raagam Gambhira Nattai.. Aruna Sairam..Sound Of South Asia (Songlines #83 Bonus CD) Oriental Hora..A Hawk and a Hacksaw & The Hun Hangár Ensemble..A Hawk and a Hacksaw and the Hun Hangár Ensemble
Sea Song..Rachel Unthank & The Winterset..The Bairns
Dodoma.. Remmy Ongala & Orchestre Super Matimila..A Week in the Real World (Part 1)
Vento Del Madagascar..Riccardo Tesi..Banditaliana
Mifohaza..Razia..Zebu Nation
Architeusthis Dux (feat. Nat Janoff )..Ray Riendeau..Atmospheres
The Mezzotint 3:57 Spiro Kaleidophonica Singer/Songwriter 1
La Porte-ensigne..Hamon-Martin Quintet..Du Silence Et Du Temps
Granite Is The Hardest Stone..Dalla..K5

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Alice Louise & John Kerry live in the studio

Monday 29th July saw hot new duo, Alice Louise (vocals) and John Kerry (vocals/guitar) in the studio playing some of their songs on air on the show, which was magical.

Facebook link is, https://www.facebook.com/alicelouise.johnkerry and Soundcloud is https://soundcloud.com/alice-louise-john-kerry



Also having recently come back from Quimper Music Festival in Brittany,I played quite a few music tracks from bands that I saw there. 


Here's what Alice and John played live for us:

Last Request written by Paul Nutman
Alice Louise and John Kerry
in the Phonic FM Studio

I Need A Man written by Alice Louise and John Kerry
Beyond These Walls written by Alice Louise and John Kerry
I Shall Be Released written by Bob Dylan

Other tracks were as follows:

Tarra's..Hop Hop Hop..Tendrovni
Madou..Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba..Jama Ko
Song For My Father..Skatalites..Walk With Me
Rise and Shine/Gorthrothy (Substitute)..Dalla..K5
Murgham Beste-Nigar (Chahargahy)..Gulyanaq Mammadova..Caravan Of Mugham Melodies
The Weather Woman..Julaba Kunda..Traders
Unbearably Grateful..Rosa Rebecka..Songs For Mrs. Beautiful
Miami Maculele..Caetano e Moreno Veloso..Recanto Gal
Fongo..Los Chiches,,Fongo
Notre-Dame Des Oiseaux De Fer..Hamon Martin Quintet..Du Silence Et Du Temps
Libertalia..Kejaj..Kejaj
Freedom..Cunic Ensemble..The Gram
Kirma Gönül Sisenini ..Ali Ekber Cicek..Turquie Asik - Chants d'amour et de sagesse d'Anatolie (Turkey Asik - Anatolian Songs of Love and Wisdom)
Moal Enez Izel..Wig A Wag..Sarah Ha Safar
Ridee 6 Temps - Traffic..Esquisse..Live
Charlotte..Gadjo..Gadjistan Zizany
La Classe Armoricaine..Karma..Mouvements
Ethiopia..Abyssinia Infinite, featuring Ejigayehu "Gigi" Shibabaw..Zion Roots