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Latest CDs and DVDs
October 2008

Finished copies of the following CDs and DVDs were received in the fRoots office during October 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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A Filetta Bracanà (DEDA)
Tom Acton Down The Irish Gravel Road (Full Spiral)
Houria Aïchi & l’Hijâz’Car Cavaliers De l’Aurès (Accords Croisés)
Alistair Anderson Islands (White Meadow)
Tom Bliss The Whisper (Slipjig Music)
Claudia Bombardella Ensemble Un Mondo Fra Le Mani (Radici Music)
Boom Pam Puerto Rican Nights (Essay)
Calypso Rose Calypso Rose (Maturity Music)
Caratinga Na Ponta Do Pé (Camus)
Eric Carlson The Ship In The Sky (Canyon Kitchen)
Clash of Civilizations Legacy EP (Dialogue)
Allan Cowell So They Said (own)
Cruel Folk Love, Loyalty And Other Lies (own)
Cara Dillon Hill Of Thieves (Charcoal)
Dissidenten & Jil Jilala Tanger Sessions (Exil Musik)
Lila Downs Shake Away (Manhattan/ EMI)
Dr Butler’s Hatstand Medicine Band Music For Parlours And Promenades (own label)
Eamon Doorley, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Julie Fowlis, Ross Martin Dual (Machair)
Dub Colossus Dub Colossus In A Town Called Addis (Real World)
Márcio Faraco Um Rio (Le Chant Du Monde)
Figli Di Madre Ignota Fez Club (Eastblok Music)
Ragnhild Furebotten & Tore Bruvoll Hekla Stålstrenga (Ta:lik)
Beppe Gambetta Rendez-vous (Gadfly)
The Gyuto Monks Tantric Choir Tibetan Chants For World Peace (White Swan)
Travis “Moonchild” Haddix Daylight At Midnight (Earwig Music)
Chris Haigh Off The Wall (own label)
Brendan Hendry, Brendan Mulholland & Paul McSherry Tuned Up (own)
Boo Hewerdine Toybox No. 2 (Navigator)
Tish Hinojosa Our Little Planet (Continental Song City)
Stephanie Hladowski The High High Nest 10” EP (Singing Knives)
Nigel Hobbins In A Hole (own)
Victor Hugo Salsa Perfecta (LAS)
Phil Hulse Unpredicted Storm (Fellside)
Hungrytown Hungrytown (Listen Here!)
Chris James & Patrick Rynn Stop And Think About It (Earwig Music)
Robb Johnson & The Irregulars Love & Death & Politics (Irregular)
Kamerunga The Push (Kamerunga)
Kemener Ripoche Rouillard Weber Tuchant E Erruo An Hañv (Buda Musique)
Tine Kindermann Schämlos Schön (Oriente Musik)
Jonas Knutsson & Johan Norberg Skaren: Norrland III (ACT Music)
La Cherga Fake No More (Asphalt Tango)
Lani Singers Ninalik Ndawi (Dancing Turtle)
A L Lloyd Ten Thousand Miles Away: English & Australian Folk Songs (Fellside)
Jez Lowe & The Bad Pennies Northern Echoes – Live On The Tyne (Tantobie)
Maalesh Yelela (Marabi)
William M. Macdonald Piobaireachd Volume 3 (Highlander Music)
Midnight Special Arriving... (AST)
Mircan Once Upon A Time In Mingrelia (UCM)
Monroe’s Revenge Monroe’s Revenge (own label)
Pete Morton Casa Abierta (Further)
Aidan O’Rourke An Tobar (Navigator)
Larry Pattis What Tomorrow Brings (Guitar Odyssey)
Pocket Caravan Landscapes (own)
Chris Prosser Accordatura Violin (Kauri Music)
Red Hot Chilli Pipers Blast Live (REL)
Knut Reiersrud Band Voodoo Without Killing Chickens (Knut Reiersrud)
Charbel Rouhana & The Beirut Oriental Ensemble HandMade (Forward Music)
David Rovics Har Har Har: Songs About Pirates, Penguins And Punk Rock Babies (own label)
Dave Ruch The Oldest Was Born First (own)
Mustafa Said Roubaiyat El Khayam (Forward Music)
Sakura Ensemble Minyo Of Japan (Frémeaux & Associés)
Bara Sambarou Gambari 79 (Totolo)
Griselda Sanderson Harpaphonics (Waulk Music)
Ferran Savall Mireu El Nostre Mar (Alia Vox)
Pete Seeger At 89 (Appleseed)
Youssoupha Sidibe Xelkom (own label)
Sylvarnes/ Vangen Kong Ring (own label)
SYM Symbiosis (Taith)
Tony Trischka Hill Country (Rounder)
Various Arriba La Cumbia! (Crammed Discs)
Various FolkeLarm Oslo 2008 (Etnisk Musikklubb)
Various Highlights From The History Of Rhythm & Blues 1925-1942 (Rhythm & Blues)
Various Hommage À Oum Kalsoum (Institut Du Monde Arabe)
Various Hot Guitars: American Guitar Tracks From The 1920s – 1950s (Viper)
Various Japan: Geza Music From The Kabuki (Nonesuch Explorer)
Various Music From The Motion Picture M For Mississippi (Broke & Hungry)
Various Nueva Frontera Del Cante De Jerez (Producciones Bujío)
Various Les Precurseurs De La Bossa Nova 1948-1957/ Roots Of Bossa Nova 1948-1957 (Frémeaux & Associés)
Various 2L: The Nordic Sound (Lindberg Lyd)
Various Vietnam – Hanoi (Fremeaux & Associés)
Verdes Anos Coimbra Fado (Arc Music)
Berit Opheim Versto Slåttar På Tunga (Lindberg Lyd)
The Why + Wherefores Alright (Dusty)
Hank Williams The Unreleased Recordings (Time Life)
Max Wolff Got You On My Mind (own label)
Womama Foté Faré (NHS)
Yonder Yonder (Rootsy)
Shinichi Yuize Japan: Koto Classics (Nonesuch Explorer)


B B King At Sing Sing Prison (Chrome Dreams)
Wendo Kolosoy On The Rumba River (First Run Features)
Various M For Mississippi: A Roadtrip Through The Birthplace Of The Blues (Broke & Hungry)

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