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Latest CDs and DVDs
February 2009

Finished copies of the following CDs and DVDs were received in the fRoots office during February 2009. 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.

Sabahat Akkiraz & Mustafa Özarslan Birlikte Türküler Söylüyoruz… (Akkiraz)
Aksak Portraits – Musiques Créatives Des Balkans (Buda)
Moh Alileche In Memory Of A Hero (Flag Of Freedom)
Ali Amani Chants Soufis des Comores  (Buda Musique)
Ancient Future Planet Passion (
Dave Arcari Got Me Electric (Buzz)
Asia Minor Ezgiler (own label)
Ba Cissoko Séno (Stern’s)
Bakelite 78 Bakelite 78 – Delta Disc (Robotox)
Balkansemblet Curved Grooves (Etnisk Musikklubb)
Damien Barber & Mike Wilson Under The Influence (own label)
Brass Monkey Head Of Steam (Topic)
Goran Bregovic & His Wedding & Funeral Band Alkohol: Sljivovica & Champagne (Blue Wrasse)
Cachila y Los Tambores de Cuareim 1080 Uruguay: Tambores del Candombe No. 2  (Buda Musique)
Adam Chisvo Famba Pore Pore (Thulani)
Maclaine Colston & Saul Rose Sand & Soil  (Get Real)
Mary Coughlan The House Of Ill Repute (Rubyworks)
Culture Musical Club Shime! (World Village)
Paula Darwish & The Country And Eastern Band Do What You Love (Purple Sheep)
Deolinda Canção ao lado  (World Connection)
Detektivbyrån Wermland (Danarkia)
Dr. Strangely Strange Kip Of The Serenes (Hux)
Draska Along The Way (own label)
DuOud Ping Kong  (World Village)
Elbow Jane 3 Side Island (Fellside)
Extra Golden Thank You Very Quickly Vol. 3 (Thrill Jockey)
Folia Attitudes (DB)
Fotefar & Håvard Lund Fest (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
Bill Frisell The Best Of Bill Frisell Vol. 1: Folk Songs (Nonesuch)
Gokh-Bi System Voice Of The Jeli (AMU Music/ A Round World)
Anne Gomez Wan Mair Mile (own label)
Rachel Hair The Lucky Smile (March Hair)
The Irish Experience Green Energy  (own label)
Irmelin Gyldene Freden (Blue Sparrow)
Steve James Short Blue Stories  (Hobemian)
Jerks Of Grass Come On Home (FM)
Diana Jones Better Times Will Come (Proper)
Kal Radio Romanista (Asphalt Tango)
So Kalmery Brakka System (World Village)
Fiona Kelleher My Love Lies  (own label)
Tom Kitching & Gren Bartley Boundary (Fellside)
Korrontzi Getxo (Baga-Biga)
Kouglof Verdrejter Kopf  (Brambus)
John Kruth Splitsville (Smiling Fez)
Iona Leigh Beside The Waves Of Time  (Crescent Moon)
Leski Leski  (Wragg Music)
Los Van Van Havana Si! The Very Best Of… (Nascente)
Luftstråk Siska (Academus)
Maramas Maramas (Bokbandet)
Mikael Marin Och Mia Gustafsson Mot Hagsätra (Dimma)
The Martin Green Machine First Sighting (Navigator)
Gunnel Mauritzson Band Det Som Sker… (Sandkvie)
Ken Maynard Sings The Lone Star Trail (Bear Family)
Maranna McCloskey At Last (McCloskey Music)
The Paul McKenna Band Between Two Worlds (Greentrax)
Tony McManus The Maker’s Mark (Greentrax)
Anja Præst Mikkelsen Hemmeligheden/ The Secret (GO’ Danish Folk)
Matthew Montfort Seven Serenades For Scalloped Fretboard Guitar (
Morild Der Stode Tre Skalke (Go’ Danish Folk)
The Mountain Firework Company Samurai (own label)
Bill Murray & Friends Down ‘pon Ole Dartymoor (Wren)
Iakovos Nafpliotis Byzantine Music (Kalan)
Narodna Muszika Narodna Muzika (Rodent)
Ken Nicol Initial Variations (MVS Sound)
Nordic Metropol (KMH Förlaget/ Academus)
Liam O’Connor & Seán McKeon Dublin Made Me (Na Píobairí Uilleann)
Adjiri Odametey Etoo (Bayla)
Charlie Parr Roustabout (Misplaced Music)
Pennyroyal First (FolkSound)
Kelly Joe Phelps Western Bell  (Black Hen Music)
Picotage Je n’Irai Plus Aux Champs (FolkClub Ehtnosuoni)
Luke Plumb with James Mackintosh A Splendid Notion (Shoogle)
Jean Redpath Will Ye No Come Back Again? The Songs Of Lady Nairne (Greentrax)
Alan Reid & Rob Van Sante The Rise And Fall O’ Charlie (Red Sands)
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band The Whole Fam Damnily (Sideonedummy)
Paolo Rocca Fiore Benigni  (Finisterre)
Tom Rush What I Know (Appleseed)
Mick Ryan The Navvy’s Wife (WildGoose)
Maggie Sand & Sandragon Susie Fair (WildGoose)
Tommy Sands with Moya & Fionán Let The Circle Be Wide (Appleseed)
Sarakina Fryderykata (own label)
Danny Schmidt Instead The Forest Rose To Sing (Red House)
Gramoun Sello Ampélémouné (Maloyallstars)
Gramoun Sello Legende Du Maloya (Maloyallstars)
Serras Ø (GO’ Danish Folk)
17 Hippies El Dorado  (Hipster)
Ahmed Shiki Maroc: Ahmed Shiki - l’Arbre Des Modes  (Buda)
Davy Sicard Kabar (Up Music/ Warner France)
Ricky Skaggs Highways & Heartaches (Skaggs Family)
Soname Plateau (World Village)
Soothsayers Meet The Red Earth Collective One More Reason (Red Earth)
Staff Benda Bilili Très Très Fort (Crammed)
Storis & Limpan Band Storis & Limpan Band (Dimma)
Tom Theuns Songs From The Weather  (
Tian Guo Celestial Flowings (Mystica)
Willom Tight Kuzangoma (Thulani)
Daby Touré & Skip McDonald Call My Name (Real World)
Transglobal Underground Run Devils & Demons: The Best Of…  (Nascente)
TribeCastan Strange Cousin (Evergreene Music)
The Unwanted Music From The Atlantic Fringe  (Whirling Discs)
Uxu Kalhus Transumâncias Groove  (own label)
Various A Tribute To James ‘Yank’ Rachell (Yanksville)
Various Acoustic World – Flamenco (Sixteen Productions)
Various African Reggae (Putumayo)
Various Altaï: Le Chant des Montagnes d’Or  (Buda Musique)
Various Folk Awards 2009 (Proper)
Various Global Reggae Selection Vol. 1 (Urban Sedated)
Various Great British Skiffle (Smith & Co.)
Various Indian Rezervation Blues And More (DixieFrog)
Various Nagore Sessions (EarthSync)
Elisabeth Vatn Piper On The Roof (Heilo)
Le Vent Du Nord Mesdames & Messieurs! (Borealis)
Ewan Wilkinson Lost In The Day (Brechin All)


Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club (Axiom)
Youssou N’Dour Return To Gorée (Axiom)
Various Legends Of Folklore Argentino, Flamenco & Música Do Brasil Vol. 1 (Tropical Music)
Various Legends Of Spiritual & Gospel And Folk & Country Vol. 2 (Tropical Music)
Various Legends Of The American Folk Blues Festivals Vol. 3 (Tropical Music)


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