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Roots and Shoots on Phonic FM. 106.8fm in Exeter UK. Live streaming on www.phonic.fm

Monday, 25 April 2011

On Easter Monday...

...we played..
Pascale Comelade..La Chantelle Verte..Espontex Sinfonia
Talvin Singh & Niladri Kumar..Ananta..Together
Asha Bhosle & Shujaat Khan..Humre Naina..Naina Lagai Ke
So Long Angel..Whisper Of Rain..Would It Matter
JJ Clarke..Lonely Summer Rain..Man Overboard
The Eel Grinders..Boxing Hares..Voyage
Martin Carthy..Eggs In Her Basket..Right Of Passage
Seth Lakeman..The White Hare..Freedom Fields
White Hare pic courtesy of http://www.zastavki.com/
Loudon Wainwright III..Be Careful There's A Baby In The House..Album 2
Bela Fleck And The Flecktones..Lochs Of Dread..Live Art
Alain Caron..Soleil Rouge..Septentrion
Angelique Kidjo..Le Monde Comme Un Bebe..Oyaya!
Claude Bourbon..Ghosts..We'll Meet Again
Harom Bacha..Speena Kantara..Listen To The Banned
Selim Sesler..Kaloz Air..Anatolian Wedding
Jim Causley..Georgie..Dumnonium
Waterson : Carthy..St George..Holy Heathens & The Green Man
Los Desterados..Kohkav Tzedek..Miradores
Astor Piazzola..Tanguedia..Luna
Galley Beggar..Rowan..Reformation House
Bassakou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba..I Speak Fula..I Speak Fula
Abyssinian Infinite..Aba Alen Lemenia..Zion Roots
The Tango Band..Nick's Klez..Wind In The City
Seu Jorge..Changes..The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions
She'koyokh Klezmer Ensemble..Rampi Rampi..Buskers' Ballroom

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Just us

Just Martin and Martin in the studio this week.
Reg Meuross was unavailable to play for us and will be scheduled on a later rootsandshoots.

We played:
Reg Meuross..The Shoreline And The Sea..All this Longing
AfroCubism..Nima Dilaya..AfroCubism
Angel Brothers..Empty Chair..Angel BrothersZouk All Stars..Areter..TrissXenos..Turkish Film Zurnu..My Mother Said
Owiny Sigoma Band..Hera..Owiny Sigoma Band
Talvin Singh & Niladri Kumar..Jogi..Together
Ahmad Zahir..Leili-Jan..Rough Guide To The Music Of Afghanistan
Tihan Jah Fakoly..Quitte Le Pouvior..Listen To The Banned
Dub Colossus..Wey Fikir..Addis Through The Looking Glass
Syriana..Love In A Time Of Chaos..The Road To Damascus
Oi Va Voi..Black Sheep..Oi Va Voi
Meritum..Miszcz..Polska Roots
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin..Courting Is A Pleasure / Southill Hornpipe
Talvin Singh & Niladri Kumar..Joy..Together
Fleur De Lys..J'ai Les Maus/Que Ferai..Jalousie..Cortoisie..Et Amour
Phil King..The War I Cannot Win
Nancy Kerr & James Fagan..The Floating Mountains..Twice Reflected Sun
Michael Manring..Maquam From Ataisz..Inner Smile
Jeff & Vida..Little Sara..Selma Chalk
The Creole Choir Of Cuba..Chen Nan Ren..Tande-La
Orhan Gencebay..Hatasiz Kul Olmaz..Crossing The Bridge - The Music Of Istanbul

Monday, 11 April 2011


Beautiful harmony singing from Ex-Swedes this evening.
The Swedish / Finnish group comprise Rosa Rebecca (accompanying the second song on guitar), Ulrike, Gita, Annika, Anette and Maggie. They sang two songs: Jag Vet Endeglig Rosa (trad. Swedish arr. Rosa Rebecca) and Cecilia Lind (Cornelis Wreeswiik arr. Rosa Rebecca.

Thank you very much to Ex-Swedes for entertaining us.

They introduced us to two albums by Swedish singers / musicians and from them we played:
The Real Group..Dancing Queen..Get Real

Other music tracks played: 
Dan Bergland..Waltz For Matilda..Dan Bergland's Ton Bruket
Cherbel Rouhana..Bashraf Min Wahi El Hadar..Salamet
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole..Somewhere Over The Rainbow..Facing Future
Jim Causley..Sidbury To Stockland Set..Dumnonia
Amestoy Trio..Occitchernia..Le Fil
Oi Va Voi..7 Brothers..Laughter Through Tears
Mohammed Reza Shajarian..Ham Avazi Shushtari..Masters Of Persian Music - Faryad
Tamikrest..Fassous Tarahnet..Toumastin
Wig A Wag..Son El Menfi..Sarah Ha Safar
David Pasquet..A7P..Sa Difference
Simon Major & Hilary James..Cat Nav: Songs & Poems Of Les Barker
The Simon Mayor Quintet..A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square..Mandolinquents
Groupa..Forsta Juni..Ephats Drom
Evan Christopher..Melodie Au Crepuscule..Django A La Creole
Esquina..Un Pacer..Tango Corto Maltese
Gala Shimal..Bu Gala Dashi..Rough Guide To Turkish Cafe
Antony & Bryce Dessner..I Was Young When I Left Home..Dark Was The Night
Dub Colossus with Musicians From Ethiopia..Medina..Dub Colossus Rockers Meet Addis Uptown

Thursday, 7 April 2011

Live music on Roots and Shoots

11 April Ex-Swedes 
acapella music from Swedish singers living locally, led by Rosa Rebecka
18 April Reg Meuross 
singer, songwriter, guitarist
9 May Sarana Verlin, Billy Brandt bass player 
rootsy music from Detroit
16 May James Hollingsworth 
singer, guitarist, songwriter on a return visit
30 May Eric Ness 
musician from Norway playing at Exmouth Festival

More artists being added all the time!

Monday, 4 April 2011

Superb string sounds

Steve Tyler and Andy Clarke visited us on rootsandshoots this evening.
These two fine local musicians have recently come together for a musical collaboration which has resulted in some wonderful music.
They played some of this live and we chatted about their joint musical project . And we also played 2 tracks from their eponymous CD.
The music they played live in the studio was as follows:
1 Brude McBrile
2 Wreck Off Scilly
3 Zomerverdriet / Le Caillon
4 Limbo / Purgatory.
Recorded tracks by the duo were:
My Lady's Coach and Hostess's Daughter

Check out Steve & Andy's myspace page here.

Other music played
Samuel Aguilar..Reflejos..Musica Para Los Jameos Del Agua
Jim Causley..When I was Young..Dumnonia
Phil Bird..Wild Fuscias..Shape The Day
Mahala Rai Banda..Spoiteresa..Electric Gypsyland Vol.2
Fanfare Ciocarlia..Kan Marou La..Queens & Kings
Tamikrest..Aratan N Tinariwen..Toumastin
Norma Waterson..My Husband's Got No Porridge In Him..Cat Nav: Songs & Poems Of Les Barker
Martin Carthy..Hard Cheese Of Old England..Guide Cats For The Blind: Songs & Poems Of Les Barker
Chumbawamba..I Drive A Four By Four Foor Door Fortress..Cat Nav: Songs & Poems Of Les Barker
Jet Harris..Man With The Golden Arm..Diamonds And Other Gems
Pascale Comelade..La Cnantelle Verte Et La Cuite
Watcha Clan..Im Nin' Alu..Radio Babel
Susheela Raman..Raise Up..Believe
Esquina..Sibando..Tango Corto Maltese
Motion Trio..Train To Heaven..Polish Spirit
Serana VerLin..Today..Bats & Butterflies
The Pogues..Wild Cats Of Kilkenny..Rum, Sodomy & The Lash

Sunday, 3 April 2011

The Goonies are here!

28 March 2011

This evening the show was honoured with The Goonies live in the studio.
Jodie Ford and Holly Gilbert-West - The Goonies - came into the studio to sing and play for us live.
The duo from Hatherleigh sang and played 4 songs beautifully for us:
1 Details Of The Fabric
2 Follow You In The Dark
3 The Show
4 Birds
The Goonies will be performing at the next open mic at The George, Hatherleigh on the 21st. April and again at Chagstock Music Festival 22nd - 24th July 2011

Other tracks played were as follows:
Alacran..Reflejo De Luna..Tango Club Night Vol 2
Daughters Of Elvin..Onlasa Do Mar De Vigo

M'Bilia Bel..Nadina..Bel Canto
Amestoy Trio..Matinette..Le Fil
Municipale Balcanica..Contessa..Road To Damascus
Amir Beso..Balkan Nights..Fantamorgaena
Oi Va VoiWorry-Lines..Oi Va Voi
Arvest..Une Sombre Histoire..Tri Diaoul
Budapest Cafe Orchestra..Moldavie..Pocketful Of Rosin
Aymur Dogan..Kece Kurdan..Rough Guide To Turkish Cafe Music
Joe Le Taxi..Scorpio Woman..Live At The Zydeco
Monkey Gland Blues Band..Maggie McGill..Demo
J.J.Clarke..One More For The Road..Man Overboard
Tango Band..Kandahar..Berlin Nights
Osawa Kitajima..Benzaiten..Benzaitan
Peat Bog Faeries..Angus MacKinnon..Melloecity
Munoz..Ate O Fim..Nova Musica Do Brasil
E.S.T...7 Days Of Falling..7 Days Of Falling