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THE BODEN CATALOGUE
That tall bloke from, what was their name now? Anyway, he’s gone solo. Well, as solo as you can with an eleven piece band. Colin Irwin asks Jon Boden the trick questions.

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Here’s what’s in the November 2017 issue of fRoots, No. 413
 
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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
fROOTS 66
Your free download compilation album.
Northern Lights
Bonus free download Scottish compilation album.
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…
ROOT SALAD
Up’n’coming young English folkperson Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Colombia’s La Mambanegra, American roots noisesters 75 Dollar Bill, Haiti’s Chouk Bwa Libète and UK-resident Haitian/American Germa Adan, socialist ensemble Commoners Choir and Ian Lynch of Lankum answering the Rocket Launcher questions.
THE BODEN CATALOGUE
That tall bloke from, what was their name now? Anyway, he’s gone solo. Well, as solo as you can with an eleven piece band. Colin Irwin asks Jon Boden the trick questions.
ALBANIAN ACTIVITIES
Two rare things are happening: a UK tour by an Albanian traditional supergroup, Saz’iso, and a new production by the mighty Joe Boyd. Kim Burton has the background.
BEYOND TYNESIDE
Bearded man cites Mike Waterson, qawwali, English folk, drones and Kenyan guitar among his influences. Richard Dawson is clearly one of us then. Cara Gibney investigates.
THE FESTIVAL MAN
Womad co-founder Thomas Brooman has just published his biography. Elizabeth Kinder gets on Skype for traveller’s tales and philosophy.
WORLD ON THE BEACH
FMM Sines is one of the European summer’s main world music festivals. Judith Burrows took her camera bag to Portugal…
WHAT’S IN A NAME?
Usher’s Island, a veritable supergroup of Irish folk music, are named after the ugliest place in Dublin. Allegedly. Colin Irwin meets the culprits in Galway.
AMAZON DELIVERY
She’s 78 and there ain’t no stopping her brand of ‘folkloric tropical funk’. Jamie Renton gets carried away by Dona Onete, Amazonian icon.
BIFF!
Our exclusive cartoon strip.
Plus dozens of pages of essential adverts.

 

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