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Latest CDs and DVDs
March 2009

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

Sumru Agiryuruyen Issiz (Kalan)
Ahilea Cafe Svetlana (Essay)
Najma Akhtar & Gary Lucas Rishte  (World Village)
Alla Fagra Våta Pussar (Nordic Tradition)
Almasäla Ahora (Ventilador)
Little Pink Anderson Sittin’ Here Singing The Blues (Dixiefrog)
Becaye Aw Sibi (Etnisk Musikklubb)
Baka Beyond Baka Beyond The Forest (March Hare Music)
Banda Olifante Banda Olifante (Felmay)
Mamane Barka Introducing… (World Music Network)
Blick Bassy Léman (World Connection)
Harry Belafonte Calypso-Mento-Folk 1954-1957 (Frémeaux & Associés)
Synnøve S. Bjørset Slåttar (Ta:lik)
Helene Blum En Gang Og Altid (Pile House)
Bombay Dub Orchestra 3 Cities (Six Degrees)
The Bushwackers Australian Song Book II (own label)
Kelly Carmichael Queen Fareena (Dogstreet)
Bruce Cockburn Slice O Life – Live Solo (True North)
Abdoulaye ‘Djoss’ Diabate Sara (Completelly Nuts)
Kasse Mady Diabate Manden Djeli Kan (Wrasse)
Dietrich Evok (
Jimmy Docherty Jimmy Docherty & The Velvet Tinkers (own label)
Omar Kent Dykes Big Town Playboy (Ruf)
El Tanbura Friends Of Bamboute (30 IPS)
Elk Soldier The Elk Dreamers (Canyon)
Mimmo Epifani Zucchini Flowers (Finisterre)
Ersatzmusika Songs Unrecantable (Asphalt Tango)
Euphonia The Old Jawbone (own label)
Bill Evans & Megan Lynch Let’s Do Something… (Native & Fine)
Fairport Convention Fame And Glory (Matty Grooves)
Fairport Convention Live At Cropredy ‘08 (Matty Grooves)
Ahmed Abdel Fattah The Sword Dance & Other Mysterious Pieces – Magic Dances Volume 2 (Nesma)
Mary Flower Bridges (Yellow Dog)
Filippo Gambetta Andirivieni (Felmay)
Gamelan Of Central Java X. Sindhen Trio (Felmay)
Gamelan Of Central Java XI. Music Of Remembrance (Felmay)
GiveWay Lost In This Song (Greentrax)
Harald Haugaard Burning Fields (Pile House)
Hot Club Of Cowtown Wishful Thinking (Proper)
Mohamed Ilyas & Nyotá Zameremeta Orchestra Of Zanzibar Taarab (Chiku-Taku)
Incesaz 6 – Kalbimdeki Deniz  (Kalan)
Instituto El Cimarrón Music From Argentina – Folk Music & Tangos (Arc Music)
Angélique Ionatos & Katerina Fotinaki Comme Un Jardin La Nuit (Accords Croisés)
Kalbakken Then I Saw Summer And Sun On The Earth (Little Red Rabbit)
Steve Knightley Track Of Words – Retraced  (Hands On Music)
Maher Kamal Ahla Andalusi – Poesías De Al-Andalus (Nesma)
Kerieva Kerieva (Anhrefn)
Klezmer Juice 2 Yiddish Lidele (Arc)
Koda Keepin’ It Reel (Koda)
Giles Lewin The Armchair Orienteer (Park)
Yu Lingling Xu Lai (Felmay)
Hector MacAndrew Legend Of The Scots Fiddle (Greentrax)
Sarah MacDougall Across The Atlantic (own label)
Andy May Happy Hours (Fellside)
McCalmans Coming Home – Live (Greentrax)
Moriarty Gee Whiz But This Is A Lonesome Town (Naïve)
National Steel National Steel (own label)
The New Scorpion Band Master Marenghi’s Music Machine (own label)
Dobe Newton A Convict Can’t Be Trusted (own label)
Ojos De Brujo Aocaná (Warner Spain)
The Oxford Fiddle Group Beyond The Spires (Ragroom Studios)
Oysterband The Oxford Girl And Other Stories  ((Running Man)
Pascal Lefeuvre Compagnie Zanzibar – Folk Rock D’Oc (Alba Musica)
Radiokijada Nuevos Sonidos Afro Peruanos (Wrasse)
Rail Band Belle Epoque Volume 3 – Dioba (Stern’s)
Louisiana Red & Little Victor’s Juke Joint  Back To The Black Bayou  (Ruf)
Alasdair Roberts Spoils (Drag City)
Duke Robillard Duke’s Box – The Blues And More (Dixiefrog)
Daphna Sadeh & The Voyagers Reconciliation  (Radical Jewish Culture)
Flavio Sala Mi Alma Llanera (Felmay)
Raffaello Simeoni Mater Sabina (Finisterre)
Snaarmaarwaar Snaarmaarwaar (Appel)
Sòmi De Granadas Le Champ Des Dunes (C.A.M.O.M./ K’danse)
Devon Sproule ¡Don’t Hurry For Heaven! (Tin Angel)
Walter Strauss Pulling Shadows (Redstone)
Sullivan & Day Love, Lies & Lullabies – Round Dance Songs (Canyon)
Gro Marie Svidal Hardingfele (Etnisk Musikklubb)
Sytyke Tulipunapalsami (Aania)
Tahiti Here Music From The South Pacific (Arc Music)
Sara Tavares Alive In Lisboa (World Connection)
Allan Taylor Leaving At Dawn (Stockfisch)
Tcha Limberger’s Budapest Gypsy Orchestra Búra Termett Ido (Le Jazzetal)
Pat Thomas His Father’s Son (Broke & Hungry)
Matt Turner, Peg & Bill Carrothers The Voices That Are Gone – The Music Of Stephen Foster (Illusions)
2duos Until The Cows Come Home (Artes/ Skycap/ Roughtrade)
The Two Man Gentlemen Band Drip Dryin’ With The Two Man Gentlemen Band (Serious Business)
Uiscedwr Fish Cat Door (Yukka)
Various African Pearls: Guinée 70 The Discotheque Years (Syllart)
Various African Pearls: Mali 70 Electric Mali (Syllart)
Various African Pearls: Sénégal 70 Musical Effervescence (Syllart)
Various The Blues Box (Storyville)
Various Carnaval Brésilien 1930 – 1956 (Frémeaux & Associés)
Various J.E. Mainer: The Early Years 1935 – 1939 (JSP)
Various Katmandou 1969 – Celebration Of The Little Living Goddess – Music & Spoken Archives (Frémeaux & Associés)
Various Kizilbas (Kalan)
Various The Original Transatlantic Sessions Vol. 1 With Aly Bain & Jay Ungar (Whirlie)
Various The Roots Of The Black Crowes (Snapper Music)
Various The Roots Of The Byrds (Snapper Music)
Various The Roots Of Nick Cave (Snapper Music)
Various The Roots Of The White Stripes (Snapper Music)
Various The Rough Guide To Afrobeat Revival (World Music Network)
Various The Rough Guide To Blues Revival  (World Music Network)
Various The Rough Guide To Gypsy Music  (World Music Network)
Various The Rough Guide To Tango (World Music Network)
Various Yezidiler – Dini Müzik, Halk Müzigi / Religious Music, Folk Music (Kalan)
Värttinä 25 (Westpark)
Jesse Winchester Love Filling Station  (Appleseed)


Ladysmith Black Mambazo Live! (Heads Up International)
Mohammed Jimmy Mohammed Trio & Han Bennink Mohammed Jimmy Mohammed Trio & Han Bennink (Buda)


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