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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Alice Louise & John Kerry live in the studio

Monday 29th July saw hot new duo, Alice Louise (vocals) and John Kerry (vocals/guitar) in the studio playing some of their songs on air on the show, which was magical.

Facebook link is, https://www.facebook.com/alicelouise.johnkerry and Soundcloud is https://soundcloud.com/alice-louise-john-kerry

Also having recently come back from Quimper Music Festival in Brittany,I played quite a few music tracks from bands that I saw there. 

Here's what Alice and John played live for us:

Last Request written by Paul Nutman
Alice Louise and John Kerry
in the Phonic FM Studio

I Need A Man written by Alice Louise and John Kerry
Beyond These Walls written by Alice Louise and John Kerry
I Shall Be Released written by Bob Dylan

Other tracks were as follows:

Tarra's..Hop Hop Hop..Tendrovni
Madou..Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba..Jama Ko
Song For My Father..Skatalites..Walk With Me
Rise and Shine/Gorthrothy (Substitute)..Dalla..K5
Murgham Beste-Nigar (Chahargahy)..Gulyanaq Mammadova..Caravan Of Mugham Melodies
The Weather Woman..Julaba Kunda..Traders
Unbearably Grateful..Rosa Rebecka..Songs For Mrs. Beautiful
Miami Maculele..Caetano e Moreno Veloso..Recanto Gal
Fongo..Los Chiches,,Fongo
Notre-Dame Des Oiseaux De Fer..Hamon Martin Quintet..Du Silence Et Du Temps
Freedom..Cunic Ensemble..The Gram
Kirma Gönül Sisenini ..Ali Ekber Cicek..Turquie Asik - Chants d'amour et de sagesse d'Anatolie (Turkey Asik - Anatolian Songs of Love and Wisdom)
Moal Enez Izel..Wig A Wag..Sarah Ha Safar
Ridee 6 Temps - Traffic..Esquisse..Live
Charlotte..Gadjo..Gadjistan Zizany
La Classe Armoricaine..Karma..Mouvements
Ethiopia..Abyssinia Infinite, featuring Ejigayehu "Gigi" Shibabaw..Zion Roots

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Global Trip

Hi all.
Last Monday - 16th July - I came in from the hot into an even hotter studio to play some hot tracks of music from all over the globe. Our trip started in Spain and went to South America to capo Verde to the African mainland, out East as far as Mongolia and back to Eastern Europe and France before returning to the UK and Ireland with a brief soujourne out to Northern America. We get around on Roots and Shoots.
Next time I'm presenting on 29th July, Alice Louise and John Kerry, a brand new hot duo from Devon's western outback will be playing some of their songs in the studio. Don't forget to listen in.

This week I spun the following:

Cumbia Mi Lord..Gadjo..Gadjistan Zizany
Tu Barosa..Kal..KAL
Springtime On Parmir Mountains..The Guo Brothers..Yuan
Mighty Mighty Dollar Bill ..Swamp Dogg..The Excellent Sides of Swamp Dogg, Vol. 2
五个哈萨格(Five Hasages)..杭盖乐队(Hanggai Band)..杭盖(Hanggai)
E Horo..Mary Jane Lamond..Celtic Tides
Mi Le M' Uilinn..Mi Le M' Uilinn..Women Of The World: Celtic II
Ridees 6 Temps..Mousaka..Ca S'Bouffe Pas, Ca S'Danse
Si Verias ..Moishe's Bagel..Uncle Roland's Flying Machine
Yo la Keria (feat. Guy Schalom & Sheik Taha)..Los Desterrados..Dos Amantes
My Walking Stick..Golden Gate Quartet.. The Human Orchestra
Kirma Gönül Sisenini ..Ali Ekber Cicek..Turquie Asik - Chants d'amour et de sagesse d'Anatolie (Turkey Asik - Anatolian Songs of Love and Wisdom)
Hot Flush..Skatalites..Walk With Me
Estren/Belong To Be..Dalla..K5
Night Song..Rosa Rebecka.. Songs For Mrs Beautiful
Gracias..Vince Mendoza.
Ribrena..Leo Portela..Ribrena
Wagadou..Bassoukou Koyata & Ngoni Ba.
Dirt Dishing Baby..Five Jinks..The4 Human Orchestra
Alice Louise & John Kerry..Soundcloud
Aligator Swing..Chimney Down..Organic Mechanic

Monday, 8 July 2013

Dartmoor Folk Festival

Jason Rice and Rob Murch from The Dartmoor Pixie Band joined Martin Hodge today to talk  about the Dartmoor Folk Festival which takes place from 9 to 11 August 2013 in South Zeal.
 Listen to the show here

Jason and Rob played live in the studio; the sets were

Crooked Stove Pipe / Jumping Cactus; Off To Baltimore Set; Red Wing / Tavern In The Town.

We played recordings by artists performing at the festival:

Jim Moray..Big Love..Skulk
Jim Causley..Little Ball O' Yarn..Dumnonia
Trio Threlfall..Flash Company
Brendan Power..King Of The Fairies..Blow In
Dartmoor Pixie Band..Westward Ho!..The Pixies Strike Again

Check out the Dartmoor Folk festival website and Facebook page for full details of what is happening.

Other recordings played
La Chavannée..Les Etoiles..Avant Soleil Levé
Robert Johnson..I Believe I'll Dust My Broom..Complete Collection
Woody Guthrie..Pastures of Plenty..Pastures of Plenty
Bob Dylan..Song To Woody..Bob Dylan
Bernard Loffet..Dañs Trikot..Moteur!
Debout Sur Le Zinc..Le Tanticide..Recreations
Rosie Eade..Seagull Eye View..No Fairytale
Spiro..Steeple / Aerodrome..Kaleidophonica
Madison Violet..The Woodshop..Come As You Are
Samba Touré..Ayé Go Mila 1..Albala
Etran Finatawa..Is Ler Is Salan..The Sahara Sessions

Friday, 5 July 2013

Who's Stepping Out?

Good question. Perhaps listening again to Mezkala on Soundcloud will help answer that question.
Music played tonight was:

Who's Stepping Out + Julian..Mezkala.. download
Paranoska..Gadjo..Gadjistan Zizany
Messin' With the Kid..Buddy Guy & Junior Wells..Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Plays the Blues
The Jive Is Jumpin’..The Four Clef..The Human Orchestra
Soup Son..Robert Wyatt..Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard
Hanter Dro..Mousaka..Ca S'Bouffe Pas, Ca S'Danse
Avalanche, Changement de ton..Tend'm..Une musique trad-urbaine en Centre France
Swing valse..Amestoy Trio..Sport et Couture
Asta..Lars Danielsson..The Lars Danielsson Signature Edition [Disc 2]
Bay-Bay..6:20 Najm El Farah Essafi..The Rough Guide To The Music Of Morocco
Yo la Keria (feat. Guy Schalom & Sheik Taha)..Los Desterrados..Dos Amantes
Tu Barosa ..Kal..KAL
Unde O Fi Puiul De Aseara..Romica Puceanu & The Gore Brothers Sounds From A Bygone Age. Vol 2
The Winged Horses of Heaven ..Orchid Ensemble..Road to Kasbgar orld
Vane Mazita Ngavaremekedzwe..Leonard Dembo & The Barura Express..Ruva Rashe
Ismail..ArHai..Eastern Roads
Mais Uma Lua..Alexandra Sousa..Sabor A Fado
Catharsis..Natalie MacMaster..Celtic Tides
Esta Noche (Bonus Track)..Carlos Libedinsky..The Rough Guide to Tango
Anthony Payne..Dalla..K5
The Lark In The Morning/Mind The Nettles..Dalla..K5
Hit That Jive Jack..Bootleg Swing Band..Soundcloud
The Snows..Devonbird..Hangman's Daughter
Mugham Shur..Elnur Mikayilov..Mugham of Azerbaijan
Senorita, Can You Tell?..Los Chinches..Fongo
Scotland..Julaba Kunda..Traders
Chicken Scratch..Dirt Music..Troubles
Pie & Cake..The Four Clefs..The Human Orchestra