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Thursday, 31 December 2009

We wish you a happy and peaceful New Year

Thanks for listening to us in 2009. 
We look forward to your company in 2010.

Tuesday, 29 December 2009

That was 2009

This Monday's list from
Martin & Martin:

Jackie Oates..Birthday..Hyberboreans
Show Of Hands..The Keys Of Canterbury..Arrogance, Ignorance & Greed
Bud & Lynne Abbot..Somewhere Along The Road
John Shuttleworth..I Can't Go Back To Savoury Now..4 Further Tasty Tracks
Wren Music..Shepton Beauchamp Wassail..Midwinter
Griselda Sanderson..The Magpie & The Mole..Harpaphonics

Alice Jemima..1234..Alice Jemima Pic of Alice by Mark Davies
Staff Benda Bilili..Polio..Tres Tres Fort
Oumou Sangare..Koroko..Seya
Monew Natana..Abyssinia Infinite..Ethiopian Soul Music
Harem..Prophesy..A Night In Istanbul
Ainote-San..Stone Techno..Live In Toyama
Little Devils..tbc..This Is How It Starts
The Roots Union..Goodness & Beauty..promo
Oi Va Voi..Waiting..Travelling The Face Of The Globe
Joscho Stephan..Bolero..Acoustic Live
Gadjologie..Blessed Relief..Gadjologie
Rosa Rebecka..Purple..Untold
The Black House..For Your Children..studio recording made by rootsandshoots
Little Rumba..Iclesmic Doubt..The Big Picture
Fatima Spar & The Freedom Fries..Travelling All Alone..Trust
Vieux Farka Toure..Wale..Fondo
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba..Saro..I Speak Fula
EST..The Well wisher..EST
Sandy Lopicic..Jane Sandanski..Border Confusion
Spiro..Captain Say Catastrophe..Lightbox

Thursday, 24 December 2009

Home Alone

Roots And Shoots on Phonic FM 21 December 2009

It was just me, Martin Henning, in the studio this week.
Tracks I played were as follows:
Angel Brothers..Stepping On Shadows..Angel Brothers
Rabih Abou-Khalil..Dawn..Between Dusk And Dawn
Les Orientales..Wayak..Music-Hall D'Algerie
Ahmet Kusgoz Ye Arkandaslari..Tulum Roman Havasi..Gypsies Of Turkey
Abyssinia Infinite..Aba Alem Lemenea..Ethiopian Soul Music
Zambula..Neyaziza..Massive Respect
Tinariwen..Tenere Dafed Nikchen..Tinariwen
Sierra Maestra..Dundunbanza..Froots #4
Les Desterrados..Buenos Aires..Les Desterrados
Astor Piazzola + New Tando Sex-tet..Luna
Yo Yo Ma..Tango Suite,Andante..Spirit Of The Tango
The Tango Band.. The Habenera..Berlin Nights
Hoover The Dog..Dead Dogs..Distempo
Dalla..Awel Vase..More Salt
Jim Causley..Prickleye Bush..Jim Causley..demo
Celtech..Faery Dance..Celtech
Guichen..Human Psyk..Freres
Alain Genty..Kanevedenn..Une Petite Lanterne
Fred Combo..Pensee..Fred Combo
E.S.T...Well Wisher..E.S.T.
Sandy Lopicic Orkestrar..Usti Usti Babo..Border Confusion
Fatima Spar And The Freedom Fries pictured..Uc Atli..Trust

Next week it's the 2 Martins again. Bye for now!

Monday, 14 December 2009

Devon and beyond

Quite a few local artists tonight. But we got around too! We played: 
Dave Wood..Sundown..Into the Night
Marilyn Tucker & Paul Wilson..The Mermaid..On The Tide
Photo of Paul & Marilyn by Wild Goose Records
Auvo Quartet..Hambos..Auvo Kvartetti
Angel Brothers..Same Sky,Different Planet..Angel Brothers
Daughters Of Elvin..Goldrbok..Galdrbok
Compagnie Giulia..Lamento Di Tristano/La Rotta..Compagnie Giulia
Astor Piazzola's New Tango Sextet..Tanguedia..Luna
Original Harmony Ridge Creek Dippers..Owen's Valley Day..fRoots 13
Sara Tavares..Balance..Awards For World Music 07
Nana Matias..Pays Sol..Putumayo Presents Cape Verde
Mercan Dede..Napas..Awards For World Music 07
Theodosii Spassov..You Bird, You Nightingale..Titla
Tukros..Wedding Dances By Pal Tendl..Best Of Fono Records
Waulk Elektrik..Stumpie, Madam Frederick & The Hunter's Purse..Uprooted
Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate..Kala Djula..Ali & Toumani
Mmabatho Police Choir..Kabelo..African Renaissance
Kiko Ruiz..Morena..Cachito De Vida
Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings..We Do What We Can..Looking For A New England
Liam Clancy..The Parting Glass..Legends Of Irish Folk Liam Clancy 1935-2009
Dave Wood..Sundown..Into The Night
Liam Clancy..Rocky Road To Dublin..Legends Of Irish Folk
Roger Watson..Peg Of Derby..Past & Present
The Eel Grinders..Smokey The Parrot..Aquamarine

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Gypsy Swing

Tim Heming and Toby Morgan from Appel Direct entertained us with their cool gypsy swing in the studio on Monday. Excellent! Thanks, guys.
They played Gitane Swing, Minor Swing and Swing 42.
We also played tracks from Appel Direct's CD, Apres-Midi.  
Details below the pics taken in the studio on Monday by John Gibbs.
On CD we played: Artist..Track..Album
Stephane Grappelli..You Make Me Feel So Young
Jackie Oates..The Miller & His Three Sons..Hyperboreans
Dave Wood..Wait..Into The Light
Nigel Kennedy & Kroke..Time 4 Time..East Meets West
Makam Ensemble with Szilvia Bognar..Skanzen..Best Of Fono Records
Bongo Maffin..Kura Uone (Grow Up & You Will See)..Awards For World Music 07
Wallias Band..Muziqawi Silt..The Very Best Of Ethiopiques
Art Tatum..Crazy Rhythm..The Complete Pablo Solo Masterpieces
Charlie Christian..I Found A New Baby..The Genius Of The Electric Guitar
Django ReinHardt..Nuages..Djangology
Appel Direct..Belleville..Apres Midi
Appel Direct..Manoir De Mes Reves..Apres Midi
Bratch and Guests..Hassapo Servico..Rein Dans Les Poches
Sharon King &The Nevernever Cowboys..Road To Siam..Reckless Angels
Ian King..Four Loom Weaver
Spiro..Pop / Antrobus..Lightbox
Obsession..Decolage Horaire..Melodysees
Celtech..Estonian Lullaby..Batcombe Vale
Guichen..Loir Ar Leur..Freres
Tan Ba'n Ty..Scottich..Tomm Ruz
Tom Paxton..The Last Thing On My Mind..Ramblin' Boy
Seth Lakeman..Send Yourself Away..The Punch Bowl

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Next Week:

Live in the studio: Appel Direct - Gypsy Swing

An eclectic - and sometimes electric - selection

This Monday we featured Solarference once again with a sequence of songs together called Siamber Wen. The individual songs were: Milder & Mulder | The Wren Boys | Mari Lwyd | Lucy Wan |
Marwnad Yr Ehedydd (Death of the Skylark). Excellent.
More from them on future shows.

In addition, we played some music for St Andrew's Day and lots more besides: Artist..Track..Album
John Patitucci Trio..Play Ball..Remembrance
The Poacher..Sine..It's About Time
Karine Polwart..Thou Hast Left Me Ever Jamie..Fairest Floo'er
Richard Thompson..Will Ye No Cam Back Again / Cam Ye O'er The Stream / Charlie / Ye Banks & Braes..Rocking In Rhythm
Alan Stivell..Gourin-Pontivy..Au-Dela Des Mots
Show Of Hands..Country Life..promo
Show of Hands & Miranda Sykes - pictured - are at Exeter Great Hall in concert on Thurs 3 Dec
The Cauld Blast Orchestra..The Black Rock..Durga's Feast
Sherburn, Bartley and Scott..Do With What You've Got..Live At The Wharf
Sharon Shannon..The Bag Of Cats..Each Little Thing
La Bottine Souriante..Je Voudrais Changer D'Chapeau..Je Voudrais Changer D'Chapeau
Yonderboi..Cantaloupe Island..Shallow & Profound
Gadgologie..Blessed Relief..Gadgologie
Jaco Pastorius..Blackbird..Word Of Mouth
Andrea Parker..The Four Sections..Reich: Remixed
Fatima Spar Und Die Freedom Fries..Bosa Noga..Zirzop
Amadou & Mariam..Sebeke..Welcome To Mali
Vieux Farka Toure..Paradise..Fondo
Nitin Sawhney feat. Reena Bhardwaj..Ek Jaan..London Undersound
Claudia Gomez..Soltario..Music From The Coffee Lands