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Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Deptford and Jason McNiff

Yes Goran Bregovich is from Sarayevo, Bosnia not Poland as I said on air! Thanks Martin.
Jason Mcniff's album is out soon. Today's broadcast was a world exclusive premier of the track mentioned below.
For more information about Jason and his new album give him a google! Seems to be a lot of songs about Deptford (S.E. London) at the moment.
The Monkey Gland Blues Band have recorded one about Okehampton. Any one got any songs about Exeter that I could put on the show?

Tracks played tonight were:

Jason McNiff..If Ghosts Should Walk In Deptford..Deptford Days    
Paddy Roberts ..The Ballad of Bethnal Green .. Paddy Roberts
Goran Bregovic ..Yeremia ..Alkohol (Bonus Track Version)
Kal..Papusha.. KAL
Balfa Toujours ..Chicot Two-Step..Deux Voyages 
The Bonzo Dog Band ..The Equestrian Statue ..Gorilla
Levon Helm ..Feelin' Good..Dirt Farmer
Corinne Renaud, Catherine Grimault, Eric Thézé & Gérard Gordon..Ils Se Sont Endormis (Valse Trois Temps).. Brume
Esquisse..Rond De Loudeac - 15b3..Esquisse Live   
La Machine ..Track 08..La Machine  
Sous Le Pont ..Avant L'orage - Scottish..Sous Le Pont
Daily Planet ..The Big Scoop..The Big Scoop
One String Loose ..A Savage Scenario ..Kumquat
Ola Belle Reed ..Going to Write Me a Letter..Ola Belle Reed and Family
Alex Bershadsky ..Closer..Anonymous
Béla Fleck & The Flecktones ..Bottle Rocket ..Rocket Science (Deluxe Edition) 
Dan Berglund ..Stethoscope..Dan Berglund's Tonbruket
Buika..La Falsa Moneda.. Niña de Fuego
Burkina Electric ..Sankar Yaaré ..Paspanga 
Burhan Öçal ..Tim Tim ..Karadeniz
Esquina..Silbando .. Tango - Corto Maltese
Mendes Brothers ..Atéquemfim..Para Angola Com Um Xi Coração
Étoile de Dakar ..Lay Suma Lay ..Xalis (feat. Youssou N'Dour)
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba Segu ..Jonkoloni ..Blue 

Tango Band..Swardfish Trombones..Live at Hay Festival
Bay-Bay 6:20 Najm El Farah Essafi The Rough Guide To The Music Of Morocco Traditional

Tuesday, 20 November 2012


Monday 19th November 2012 saw Steve Tyler & Katie Marchant of Woodwose and Daughters of Elvin in the studio for a live session.
They played 3 tunes exquisitely with Katie playing English
Border Bagpipes and Steve playing Percussion for
one tune, Hurdy Gurdy for another
and Cittern for the third.
Woodwose are playing at the Jubilee Hall, Chagford
on the 24th November at 8pm and for a concert at
Hazelwood House on 1st December at 8pm.
Well worth treating yourself to either or both of these.
Also played on the show were tracks from their
latest album, Dancing Stones: Id / Psychling,
Habibti's / Ignioc and Moonpig.
The CD is available from Woodwose at www.woodwosemusic.com
for £13.50 (inc. p&p) or £12 at Woodwose gigs.

Other music played was:
Somo Somo & Mose Fan Fan ..Hello Hello..Hello Hello
Richard Bona ..Couscous ..Munia (The Tale) 
Little Rumba ..Lone Star..The Big Picture
Maia..Slivers The Clown..The Grandfather Plan
Maia..El Aguacero.. Natural
Esquisse ..Scottish-Rouille..Esquisse Live  
Le Gop ..Ricochets..Le Gop!
Daughters Of Elvin..A L'entrada Del Tens Clar.. Garden Of Earthly Delights
Mediaeval Baebes ..Star of the Sea ..Mirabilis
Brocc..Kernow .. 13 Moons 
Dan Berglund ..The Wind and the Leaves ..Dan Berglund's Tonbruket
Ivor Cutler ..Baby Sits ..Dandruff 
Rodolfo y Su Tipica Ra7 ..La Colegiala ..Cumbia Cumbia
Philip Glass Ensemble .. Einstein On The Beach - Bed ..The Essential Philip Glass
Soukous Stars ..Tita..Gozando

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Josie came to call.

This week Josie Lloyd came in to the studio to sing some blues and play her wonderful National steel resonator guitar. She is working on some recordings at the moment so watch this space as and when it's completed.
Tracks played were as follows:

Katharina Kaali ..Lennä Leppäkerttu..The Tango Club Night, Vol. 2
Tango Jointz featuring Ricardo “Ricardito” Reveira..Tango.. Palermo Nuevo
Mustapha Bourgogne ..Khaliou Loudid Lamimtou..The Rough Guide To The Music Of Morocco 

Maia.. The Grandfather Plan ..Pepper Stars   
The Monkey Gland Bluesband ..Shake It Down ..The Monkey Gland Bluesband 
Knockin' On Your Door..Elmore James Greatest Blues of All Time
Pain d'Epices ..Carotte..Équilibruiste
Emily Portman ..Scorching Sun ..Hatchling
Da Lata & Pedro Martins ..Alice (No Pais Da Malangragem)..Serious 
Leonard Dembo & The Barura Express ..Chitsidzo..Tinokumbira Kurarama 
Lúnasa ..Ryestraw ..Lá Nua
Marenostrum..A Sereia.. The Best Of MareNostrum (Compiled by Zilverzurf ) 
Nasser Cheshmazar ..Baba Karam..Tehran's Nights (Shabhaye Tehran), Iranian Dance Music, Vol 5:
Bessie Smith ..Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out ..Bessie Smith 
Duster Bennett ..Shady Little Baby..Duster Bennett - the Complete Blue Horizon Sessions  
Turgun Alimatov ..Kosh-Chenar..From Samarkand to Bukhara: A Musical Journey Through Uzbekistan  
Mongal Band ..Khuumei Song..Traditional Mongolian Music  

Lau..The Jigs..Soundcloud

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Guy Fawlkes

Monday 5th November 2012
For those not letting off fireworks and burning Guy Fawlkes I hope you were listening to Roots and Shoots. It was full of divers roots music from all over the globe, as usual. Fron Devon to the Mississippi Delta, Ireland to Ivory Coast.

Music played tonight was:

Eagle All Stars..Thrillah..Soundcloud
One String Loose ..Shakey The Pigeon..Kumquat
The Balfa Brothers ..Drunkard's Sorrow Waltz (La Valse des Bambocheurs)..Louisiana Legends
Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys ..C'est l'heure pour changer (This Is the Time for Change) ..Grand Isle
Samuel Yirga ..The Blues Of Wollo ..Songlines CD #86 (Aug/Sept 2012) 

Alice Jemima..Far From Here..All The Boyfriends EP
The Other Europeans ..Lautar Clarinet Suite #1..Songlines CD #82 (March 2012)
Mustapha Bourgogne ..Khaliou Loudid Lamimtou ..The Rough Guide To The Music Of Morocco
The Circus Contraption Band ..Shneykoyl..The Half-Wit's Descent
Wilko Johnson ..I Really Love Your Rock 'n' Roll ..The Best Of Wilko Johnson Volume 2
John McSherry ..The Stone of Destiny..Soma
Beoga..How to Tune a Fish .. How to Tune a Fish
Le Gop ..Bliz-La Course Des Nuages ..Le Gop!
La Chavannée ..Adèle blanc sec / Derrière les carreaux..Rage de danse
Ti Jaz ..Loudia..Rêves Sauvages
Jean- Charles Guichen ..Un Tu Bennak ..Guitares Celtiques - Collection Musiques Celtiques (13 Morceaux Instrumentaux)
John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension ..Wonderfall ..Now Here This
Bako Dagnon ..Le Guide de la Révolution (Simbad Remix) ..Le Guide de la Révolution
Dalla..Fly Cellar/Heva Cornishe .. Cribbar
Hoover The Dog ..Gavotte/Baching Mad ..Scratch 'n' Sniff
Roberto Fonseca ..Gnawa Stop ..Yo
Duotone..Turning Pages Over ..  Songlines CD #83 (April/May 2012)
Quantic & Alice Russell With The Combo Bábaro ..I'd Cry ..Songlines CD #83 (April/May 2012)
The Unthanks ..The Testimony of Patience Kershaw ..Here's the Tender Coming
Mikey Dread ..Destiny ..Life Is a Stage 
Next wGong..Tried So Hard .. Opium for the People
Martha Tilston..The Numbness..Soundcloud

Next week I will be hosting a live performance from blues singer/resonator guitarist from Hatherleigh, Josie Lloyd.