Finished copies of the following CDs were received in the fRoots office in April and May, 2019. 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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The Askew Sisters Enclosure (Oakmere)
Erland Apneseth Trio Salika, Molika (Hubro)
BCUC The Healing (Buda)
Naomi Bedford & Paul Simmonds Singing It All Back Home (Dusty Willow)
Benji & Rita Benji & Rita (Benji & Rita)
Bess Of Bedlam Folly Tales (Outre)
Harry Boardman Golden Stream (Epona)
Brisk To An Isle In The Water (Appel)
Chris Brokaw End Of The Night (tak:til)
The Bulgarian Voices – Angelite Heritage (Jaro)
Cormac Byrne & Adam Summerhayes Stone Soup (Extinct)
Dermot Byrne, Byrne, Eamonn Coyne, John Doyle Liag (Eamonn Coyne)
The Celtic Social Club From Babylon To Avalon (Editions Musicales)
Genevieve Charbonneau Heart Is A Tower (Genevevieve Charbonneau)
Coig Ashlar (Coig)
Culture Kin Real Vocal String Quartet (Flower Note)
DAM Ben Haana Wa Maana (Cooking Vinyl)
Alison De Groot And Tatania Hargreaves Alison De Groot And Tatania Hargreaves (Free Dirt)
Massa Dembele Alumaye (Izniz)
Dervish The Great Irish Songbook (Rounder)
Aurélie Dorzée & Tom Theuns ft. Michel Massot Elixir (Home)
Duir Sodden Dogs & Blind, Winged Horses (Songs From The Oak)
Edgelarks Feather (Dragonfly)
Jacken Elswyth / Quinie Betwixt & Between 4 (Betwixt & Between)
Equus Tailwind Home (Equus)
Ferocious Dog Fake News & Propaganda (Ferocious Dog)
Jake Xerxes Fussell Out Of Sight (Paradise Of Bachelors)
Dick Gaughan Handful Of Earth (Topic)
Rhiannon Giddens With Francesco Turrisi There Is No Other (Nonesuch)
Amy Goddard Always A Dreamer (Amy Goddard)
Rachel Hair & Ron Jappy Sparks (March Hair)
Jefferson Hamer Alameda (Jefferson Hamer)
Rob Harbron Meanders (Rob Harbron)
Nick Hart Nine English Folk Songs (Roebuck)
Felix Hatfield Boundaries (Felix Hatfield)
Himmerland Folktone From A Global Corner (Tutl)
Arthur Hyde The Heights Of Heaven (Arthur Hyde)
It’s Still Autumn It’s Still Autumn (Kepera)
Park Jiha Philos (Glitterbeat)
Bill Jones Wonderful Fairytale (Brickwall)
JP And The Razors The Devil’s Make (JP & The Razors)
Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers It’s A Dogs Life (Strictly Country)
Kaja Origo (Kakafon)
Trond Kallevag Hansen Bedehus & Hawaii (Hubro)
David Kaufman Second Promise (Sun Street)
Belinda Kempster & Fran Foote On Clay Hill (From Here)
Nancy Kerr & James Fagan An Evening With (Little Dish)
King Bee & The Stingers Meet Me In Mepmphis (Hive Talking)
Kongo Dia Ntotila 360° (Pussyfoot)
Ronnie Lane Just For A Moment (Universal)
Bob Leslie The Barren Fig (Big Red)
Ma Rouf The People (Aania)
Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys Dreamland (Gordie MacKeeman)
Dizzy Mandjeku & Ale Kuma Palenque Matonge (Zephyrus)
Iain Matthews Orphans And Outcasts (Cherry Red)
Alexander McCall Smith & James Ross These Are The Hands (Greentrax)
The Meadows Force Of The Tide (The Meadows)
Anna Mieke Idle Mind (Anna-Mieke)
Odette Mitchell The Wildest Rose (Odette Mitchell)
Olav Mjelva & Eli West Hand To Play (Olav Mjelva)
Moenje Klarvaer (KKV)
The Mountain Firework Company The Beggar’s Prayer (Fretwork Union)
Na-Mara Sisters & Brothers (Na-Mara)
Kinloch Nelson Partly On Time: Recordings 1968-1970 (Tompkins Square)
Gerry O’Beirne Swimming The Horses (Gerry O’Beirne)
Susan Palma-Nidel Lisboa A Solta (Susan Palma-Nidel)
Matt Quinn & Owen Woods Unaccustomed As We Are (Hebe)
John Renbourn Unpentangled: The Sixties Albums (Cherry Red)
Romano Drom Give Me Wine (Riverboat)
Runa Ten: The Errant Night (Runa)
Alfabeto Runico Alfabeto Runico (Apogeo)
Alex Seel Spell On A Tin Drum (Alex Seel)
The Shining Levels Music Inspired By The Novel The Gallows Pole (Outre)
Sirus Lummen (Appel)
H.C. Slim Sings (Svart)
Rogerio Souza, Edinho Gerber, Ami Molinelli Historia do Choro (Amimo)
Spoket I Koket Chateau De Garage (GO’)
Arjay Srivastav Karmic Blues (Scion)
Steeleye Span EST’D 1969 (Park)
Stepling Leap (Stepling)
Storm Chorus Died For Love (Green Glass)
Sunjay Devil Came Calling (Sunjay)
Gavin Sutherland A Traveller’s Tales (Gavin Sutherland)
June Tabor Airs And Graces (Topic)
Meg Tennant Echoed Light (Meg Tennant)
Amy Thatcher Solo (Amy Thatcher)
Joan Frances Tisner EBTE! Electro Trad (Io Nau)
Two Man Ting Rhymes With Orange (Two Man Ting)
Tyhai Gwanwyn (Taith)
The Ukranians Summer In Lviv (Zirka)
Various Mr Bongo Record Club Volume Three (Mr Bongo)
Various World Music For Children (Rough Guides)
Various Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years Of Topic Records (Topic)
Väsen Rule Of 3 (Northside)
Vassvik Gakti (Helio)
Laura Victoria Today’s Another Day (Laura Victoria)
Vilda Vildaluodda / Wildprint (Bafe’s Factory)
Jon Wilks Midlife (Grizzly Folk)
Yapunto Yapunto (Yapunto)