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Latest CDs and DVDs
March 2010

Finished copies of the following CDs and DVDs were received in the fRoots office during March 2010. 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.

The Abramson Singers The Abramson Singers (White Whale)
Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara The Trance Sessions (Real World)
The Albemarle Ramblers Gentleman From Virginia (Merriweather)
Allan Yn Y Fan with Delyth Jenkins Lle Arall/Another Place (Steam Pie)
Baghdaddies Dancylvania (own label)
Meg Baird, Helena Espvall & Sharron Kraus Leaves From Off The Tree (Bo’Weavil)
Liliana Barrios Épica (World Village)
Beautiful Nubia & The Roots Renaissance Band Irinajo (EniObanke Music)
Oswin Chin Behilia Liber (Otrabanda)
Beoga The Incident (Compass)
Els Berros De La Cort Egregore (Galileo)
The Bevvy Sisters St James Sessions (Shoogle)
Bisso Na Bisso Africa (Issap Productions/Warner France)
The Bulgarian Voices Angelite with Huun-Huur-Tu & Moscow Art Trio Legend (Jaro)
Juan Carmona El Sentido Del Aire (Le Chant Du Monde)
The Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder San Patricio (Hear Music)
Diabel Cissokho & Ramon Goose Mansana Blues (DixieFrog)
Joe Costa & Kikazaru Providence (own label)
Daara J Family School Of Life (Wrasse)
Damh The Bard Tales From The Crow Man (Pagan Music)
Dastan Ensemble & Salar Aghili In The Name Of The Red Rose (Celestial Harmonies)
Maria Del Mar Bonet Bellver (Picap)
The Demon Barbers The Adventures Of Captain Ward (DBS)
Den Fule Halling I Köket (Footprint)
CuCu Diamantes CuCuLand (Wrasse)
Divertimento Folk Nómadas (Armando)
Raghu Dixit Raghu Dixit (Vishal & Shekhar Music)
Janet Dowd 300 Miles (Blue Cow)
Lila Downs Y La Misteriosa En Paris – Live À FIP (World Village)
Eplemøya Songlag Eplemøya Songlag (NORCD)
Acho Estol y la Orquesta Moscas de Bar Buenosaurios - Leyendas de la noche de los tangos (Galileo)
The Family Elan How Low Bright Glow (Alt. Vinyl)
Tim Eriksen Soul Of The January Hills (Appleseed)
Faudel Bled Memory ((Blue Wrasse)
Feast Of Fiddles Walk Before You Fly (own)
Etran Finatawa Tarkat Tajje / Let’s Go! (World Music Network)
Fergus Green St. (own label)
Gandalf Con_fusión (own label)
Gráda Natural Angle (Compass)
Davey Graham Playing In Traffic (Probe Plus)
Mairearad Green & Anna Massie Mairearad & Anna (Shouty)
Guitar Gabriel The Beginning Of The Music Maker Story (DixieFrog)
Nicolae Gutsa La Grande Voix Tsigane De Roumanie (Innacor)
Harvey Brothers Tartan Paint (Pan)
Hosam Hayek Stranger In My Homeland / Ghareeb Fe Watani (Doublemoon)
The Henry Girls Dawn (own label)
The Honey Dewdrops If The Sun Will Shine (own label)
The Incredible String Band Wee Tam & The Big Huge (Fledg’ling/ Carthage)
Jama Change Your World (own label)
Elmore James JR. & The Broomdusters Baby Please Set A Date (Wolf)
Lokua Kanza Nkolo (World Village)
Nuala Kennedy Tune In (Compass)
Kronos Quartet with Alim & Fargana Qasimov and Homayun Sakhi Music Of Central Asia Vol. 8: Rainbow (Smithsonian Folkways)
Fela Kuti Anthology 2 (Wrasse)
Ana Laíns Quatro Caminhos (Difference)
Margot Leverett & The Klezmer Mountain Boys 2nd Avenue Square Dance (Traditional Crossroads)
Laurie Lewis Blossoms (Spruce And Maple Music)
Olle Lindvall Placebo (Sjelvar)
Little Rumba The Big Picture (Rumba)
Juan Lorenzo Flamenco De Concierto (Felmay)
Unni Løvlid, Becaye Aw, Rolf-Erik Nystrøm Seven Winds (Heilo)
Gary Lucas & Dean Bowman Chase The Devil (Knitting Factory)
Sonnich Lydom & Morten Alfred Høirup Svip Svap Svovlstikke: Folk Music From Denmark (Go’ Danish Folk Music)
The Magickal Folk Of The Faraway Tree The Soup & The Shilling (Deserted Village/Deadslackstring)
Bob Marley & The Wailers Reggae With Soul – The Roots Of… (Music Club Deluxe)
Lainie Marsh The Hills Will Cradle Thee (Bait & Tackle)
Irka Mateo Anacaona (own label)
Rory McLeod Swings And Roundabouts (Talkative Music)
J J Milteau Harmonicas (Dixiefrog)
Anaïs Mitchell Hadestown (Righteous Babe)
Jackie Molard & Foune Diarra N’Diale (Innacor)
Molotow Brass Orkestar Molotow Brass Orkestar (WM)
Jim Moray A Beginners Guide (NIAG)
Gigi Di Nissa Gigi Di Nissa (Manivette)
Lizzie Nunnery Company Of Ghosts (Fellside)
Damien O’Kane Summer Hill (Pure)
Chillon Paddock Zephyr: Peyote Songs Of The Native American Church (Canyon)
Jo Philby Saltwater & Stone (Newtonhill)
Plinth Albatross (Dead Slack String)
Omara Portuondo Greatest Hits (Son)
Seán Potts Number 6: Irish Traditional Music On The Tin Whistle (Na Píobairí Uilleann)
Paloma Pradal, Vicente Pradal, Rafael Pradal Herencia (Accords Croisés)
A J Racy & James Peterson When The Rivers Met… (Lyrichord)
Heshmatollah Rajabzadeh, Nezam Rajabzadeh & The Aftab Group Love Songs & Dance Music From Loristan (Etnisk Musikklubb)
Rango Bride Of The Zar (30 IPS)
Ewan Robertson Some Kind Of Certainty (Greentrax)
Leon Rosselson, Reem Kelani & Janet Russell The Last Chance (Fuse)
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars Rise & Shine (Cumbancha)
Wayne Silas, JR. Unconditional (Canyon)
Solas The Turning Tide (Compass)
Chango Spasiuk El Chango – The Very Best Of… (Nascente)
Jason Steel Baby, Wolves Abound (Rif Mountain)
Jason Steel Fire Begot Ash (Rif Mountain)
Serafina Steer Change Is Good Change Is Good (Static Caravan)
Anders Svensson, Magnus Gustafsson, Susanne Gustafsson, Anders Löfberg & Jörgen Axelsson Bålgetingen: Låtar Efter August Strömberg, Jät (Giga)
The Teds You, Me And The Sea Between Us (Knotted Oak Music)
Kelly Thoma Anamkhara (Seistron)
Martha Tilston Lucy & The Wolves (Squiggly)
Tinkerscuss Nine Trees (Fae Folk Music)
Joseph Topping Ghosts In The Shadows (Fellside)
Tradish Beyond The Borders (Go’ Danish)
Ubuntu Master Drummers Of Africa, Volume 2 (Arc)
United Bible Studies The Shore That Fears The Sea (Dead Slack String)
The Urban Folk Quartet The Urban Folk Quartet (Fellside)
Bebo Valdés Greatest Hits (Son)
Various African Pearls: Congo – Pont Sur Le Congo (Syllart)
Various African Pearls: Sénégal – Echo Musical (Syllart)
Various Alan Lomax In Haiti (Harte Recordings)
Various Au Pays Du Temple Du Soleil: Musiques Incas Et Métisses De Lima, Puno, Cuzco, Ayacucho Et D’Amazonie (Frémeaux & Associés)
Various Beginner’s Guide To India (Nascente)
Various Buenos Aires, Une Nuit De Tango (Accords Croisés)
Various Classic Appalachian Blues (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various The Complete Songs of Robert Tannahill, Volume II)  (Brechin All Records)
Various Gamelan Of Central Java: XII. Pangkur One (Felmay)
Various Gamelan Of Central Java: XIII. Pangkur Two (Felmay)
Various Gamelan Of Java Volume I: Kraton Kasunanan (Lyrichord)
Various Gamelan Of Java Volume II: Contemporary Composers (Lyrichord)
Various Gamelan Of Java Volume III: Yogyakarta (Lyrichord)
Various Gone To The Dogs (Jaro Medien)
Various Haiti Vodou – The Voodoo Drums Of Haiti (Red Eye Music)
Various Music Of Central Asia Vol.7: In The Shrine Of The Heart – Popular Classics From Bukhara And Beyond (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various Music Of Central Asia Vol.9: In The Footsteps Of Babur: Musical Encounters From The Lands Of The Mughals (Smithsonian Folkways)
Various The Rough Guide To Arabic Lounge (World Music Network)
Various The Rough Guide To World Music For Children (World Music Network)
Various Rounder Records 40th Anniversary Concert (Rounder)
Various Songlines Music Awards 2010 (Songlines)
Terry ‘Big T’ Williams Jump Back Big T’s In The House (Matt The Scat)
Jah Wobble & The Nippon Dub Ensemble Japanese Dub (30 Hertz)
The Wraiths Welcome, Stranger, To This Place (Idyllic)
Guo Yue White Jade (Squirky Music)
Hindi Zahra Handmade (Blue Note)


Liam Clancy The Yellow Bittern – The Life & Times Of Liam Clancy (Crossing The Line)
The Men They Couldn’t Hang 25 Year Anniversary (Vinyl Star)
Various Rounder Records 40th Anniversary Concert (Rounder).


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