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

Saturday, 31 December 2011

Here's to 2012...

rootsandshoots returns this Monday 2 January with wonderful music from around the world including the world close at hand.

Here's to good times ahead. We wish you a fulfilling and very happy 2012.
Picture courtesy of Boracay Tourist Map

Monday, 19 December 2011

Graham Butterfield

Graham Butterfield entertained us this evening with a fine selection of his own songs. Thanks a lot, Graham! 
The songs were The Red Foil, So Crazy, Life In The Slow Lane and The Old Busker.

Recordings played
Poisson Rouge..6 x Laride..2nd Rush
Thomas Mapfumo..Shumba.. Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited Gwindingwi Rine
Peter Bellamy..A-Roving On A Winter's Night..Both Sides Then
Andy Cutting & Nigel Eaton..The Ice House Schottisches..Panic At The Cafe
Daughters Of Elvin ..Frenetique..Daughters Of Elvin 
Hanggai Band Hanggai ..My Taobuxiaor (Mini Taobuxiaor)..Hanggai Band
Ben & Alfie..Hot Ginger..Milestones
Makam with Iren Lovaz..Mennyei Szep Hajnal..9 Colinda
Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens ..Umkhovu..Next Stop... Soweto - Township Sounds from the Golden Age of Mbaqanga
Akalé Wubé ..Jawa Jawa..Akalé Wubé
Crasdant..The Grey Cock..Welsh Traditional Music
Julie Murphy & Ceri Rhys Matthews..Mari Lwyd..A Celtic Christmas
Chung Woong Korean Traditional Music Ensemble ..Ch'ongsong Jajinhanip..Traditional Music from Korea World Chung
Gada Mohammad & Azim Hassanpur..Jâm-E Nârenji .. Ustad Rahim
Beirut..A Candle's Fire..The Rip Tide
Jim Causley..Wailey Wailer..Dumnonia
Khushnawaz, The Rough Guide To Afghanistan 
Cabo Verde Show ..Cadeira Kemado..Caminho de Esperança Coladance 80

Sunday, 18 December 2011

Graham Butterfield live this Monday

Exeter-based singer, guitarist Graham Butterfield joins Martin and Martin on rootsandshoots this Monday 19 December. Chink your glasses with us for our last show of 2011.

Monday, 12 December 2011

Moor music

Yvonne (vocal), Lee (guitar, vocal) and Paul (double bass) from Moor Reason gave us some highly entertaining self-penned songs this evening.
From their EP Secret Love we played Secret Love and Searching For Something.
In Moor Reason's new line up, they are augmented by Dick on drums.
They performed I Would, You Are My Everything, Holding Pictures and Walking Away.
Find out more about their music and gigs and listen to more of their songs on the band's website.
Listen to the show again here.

Other recordings played to be completed
Banda De Gaitas Ledicia..Xiga Do Borbonesado..ARC Music 35th Anniversary 1976-2011
Juldeh Camara & Griselda Sanderson..Pijin Jelen..Traders Julaba Kunda
The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc..Polska From Delsbo..The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc
Valkyrien Allstars..Det er Ingen Hverdag Mer..Folke Larm
Lotte Mullen..Wicked Way..Plain Jane
Reg Meuross..Davey Johnson..The Dreamed & The Drowned
Gasandje..Je Suis Conne..Gasandje
Gecko..Guanabana Juice..Pigeon
Peachy Farmer..Clover
Ocho Macho..Congo Jamma..El Mundo Fantastico

Sunday, 11 December 2011

Live music continues...

...on rootsandshoots
12 December 2011 Yvonne and Lee 
from Moor Reason

19 December 2011 Graham Butterfield

23 January 2012 We Ghosts

More live music will be added...

Monday, 5 December 2011

Daughters of Elvin plus Dave and Bully

Due to illness, early music ensemble Daughters of Elvin did not play live but they sent Martin Henning several recordings made with the new line-up. Martin used them for a special feature on the group. Beautiful music. Their new website is being re-constructed but does have two tunes for you to listen to. You can find older recordings on Daughters of Elvin's myspace page.

The recordings played were
Dark & Light, Salterello, Frenetique and Moonpig.

Many thanks to Bully from Mudskippers and Dave Wood who joined us in the studio to play their superb music and talk about their coming gig for Phonic FM.
Listen again to Dave and Mudskippers on rootsandshoots here.
Dave and Bully collaborated on Cuba and Dave performed Song For Ricky.
We also played a recording of Mudskippers..Who Will Play For Me?
Other recordings played Buika..Culpa Mia..Nina De Fueg
Eberhard Weber..Nimbus..Selected RecordingOther recordings played to be completed
Astor Piazzola + Gary Burton..Vibraphonissimo..The New TangOwiny Segoma Band..Here On The Line..Owiny Segoma Band
Ben & Alfie..Make Do & Mend..Taxi
Sion Russell Jones..Thinking Of You..and Suddenly..
Eberhard Weber..Nimbus
Astor Piazzolla & Gary Burton..Piazzola
Kasse Mady Diabate..Sinanon Saran..Manden Djeli Kan
Gareth Davies-Jones..Breath..Water & Light
Buika..Culpa Mia..Buika Coleccion
Cobo Verde Show..Cadeira Kemado..Caminho De Esperan

Friday, 2 December 2011

Early Music live on Roots and Shoots

On Monday 5 December we welcome Daughters of Elvin to the studio. 
Infectious early music, played on authentic instruments. A rare treat!