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February 2008

Finished copies of the following CDs were received in the fRoots office during February 2008. Please note that we do not list or review from advance CDRs or music outside fRoots' remit (see FAQ pages). Inclusion in these listings does not automatically mean that a printed review will follow, though it is more likely.

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Xabi Aburruzaga Bizkaiko Trikitixa (Laute)
Ballroomquartet Soundmanifest (own label)
Rebecca Barclay & John Steele Islet (Raven’s Wings)
Boiled In Lead Silver (Omnium)
Box Club Box Club (BoxClub)
Mary Kathleen Burke A Song In Her Heart (Greentrax)
Susie Burke & David Surette When The Small Birds Sweetly Sing (Madrina Music)
Joe Brown The Very Best Of Joe Brown (Universal Music TV)
Bobby Casey The Spirit Of West Clare (Bow Hand)
Celtic Fiddle Festival Équinoxe (Loftus Music)
Cesare Dell’Anna feat. Esma Redzepova Girodibanda (11/8)
Keyvan Chemirani & Pandit Anindo Chatterjee Battements Au Coeur De L’Orient (Accords Croises)
Csurgó Zenekar Folk Music From Hungary (Arc Music)
Dem Trio The Fountain: Turkish Musical Traditions (Felmay)
Devotchka How It Ends (Anti-)
The Dhol Foundation Drums & Roses (TDF)
Mamadou Diabate, Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan & Vidwan Diogal Li lan la (own label)
Honeyboy Edwards Roamin’ and Ramblin’ (Earwig Music)
Etran Finatawa Desert Crossroads (Riverboat)
Four Men & A Dog Wallop The Spot (Hook)
Frankie Gavin, Rick Epping & Tim Edey Jiggin’ The Blues (Greentrax)
Miquel Gil Eixos (Temps Record)
Göze Quand On Est Bien Amoureux (Kloef Music/Wild Boar Music)
Mary Hampton My Mother’s Children (Drift)
Haydamaky Kobzar (Eastblok Music)
Judy, Henry & Jack Judy, Henry & Jack (Catawba)
Kalyanji - Anandji The Bollywood Brothers (Saregama)
Khaled Best Of… (Wrasse)
Kodo Heartbeat: Kodo 25th Anniversary (Sony BMG)
Sharron Kraus The Fox’s Wedding (Durtro Jnana)
Lalgudi GJR Krishnan Strings Tradition (Felmay)
Ole ‘Fessor’ Lindgreen & others Fessor In Africa (Olufsen)
The Long Notes The Long Notes (own label)
Lou Dalfin I Virasolelhs (Felmay)
Lous Gouyats De l’Adou Folk Music From South West France (Arc Music)
Lorcán MacMathúna Rógaire Dubh (own label)
Mario Lucio Badyo (Lusafrica)
Maalstroom Open Window (Pigeon)
Calum Martin The Megantic Outlaw: A Gaelic Legend (Ridge)
John Mayer Etudes/ Radha Krishna (First Hand)
Mary McPartlan Petticoat Loose (own label)
Mazzeltov feat. Rolinha Kross Amsterdam (Fréa)
Melingo Maldito Tango (Mañana)
Napoli Mandolin Orchestra Mandolini All’Opera (Felmay)
Jackie Oates The Violet Hour (Chudleigh Roots)
George Papavgeris Life’s Eyes (WildGoose)
Perunika Trio Introducing Perunika Trio (World Music Network)
Piccola Banda Ikona Marea Cu Sarea (Finisterre)
Karine Polwart This Earthly Spell (Hegri Music)
Graham & Eileen Pratt The Greek King’s Daughter (Grail)
Rachel Ratsizafy Natural Born Stranger (own label)
Jenna Reid Laughing Girl (Footstompin’)
Mama Rosìn Tu as perdu ton chemin (Voodoo Rhythm)
Aruna Sairam Divine Inspiration (World Village)
Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience Live! Worldwide (Aim)
Dáithí Sproule The Crow In The Sun (New Folk)
Margaret Stewart/ Maighread Stiùbhart Along The Road Less Travelled/ Togaidh Mì Mo Sheòlta (Greentrax)
Sväng Jarruta (Hit The Brakes) (Aito)
Omar Faruk Tekbilek/ Yuval Ron One (Magda Music)
Tango Negro Trio La Vuelta Del Malon (Felmay)
3 Daft Monkeys Social Vertigo (own label)
Munto Valdo Moiyé Na Muititi/ Gods & Devils (own label)
Barry Van Zyl & The Bo Kaap Collective Goema Music From Cape Town South Africa (Arc Music)
Various The Best Arabian Nights Album In The World Ever! Volume 7 (EMI)
Various Black Stars  -  Ghana’s Hiplife Generation (Out Here)
Various Calypsonians Steelpans And Blue Devils: Carnival In Trinidad (Winter & Winter)
Various Dixiefrog Presents Music Maker: Slavery, Prison, Women, God And… Whiskey (Dixiefrog)
Various The History Of Rhythm And Blues: Part One 1925 – 1942 (Rhythm And Blues)
Various The Lord Of The Rings: Original London Production (Kevin Wallace Ltd.)
Various Mariachi  -  The Sound Of Hysteria & Heartache (Trikont)
Various More Dirty Laundry (Trikont)
Various The Rough Guide To Congo Gold (World Music Network)
Various The Rough Guide To The Music Of Hungarian Gypsies (World Music Network)
Various Sia – LCC Benbecula (own label)
Various Think Global: Acoustic Brazil (World Music Network)
Various Umalali: The Garifuna Women’s Project (Cumbancha/ Stonetree)
Various The Very Best Of Congolese Rumba: The Kinshasha-Abidjan Sessions (Marabi)
Various Wa Wa: Sounds Like Freedom! 2 More Sounds And Songs From West Papua (own label)
Various Zanzibar Festival Classics: Highlights From Sauti Za Busara Festival (Fourth World)
Velha Guarda Da Portela Tudo Azul (Red Circle)
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu Gurrumul (Skinnyfish Music)
Zegar Zivi Zegar Zivi (Cloud Valley Music)

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