Monday, November 16, 2020

20/20 Film Festival Returns

The 20/20 Film Festival is happening again in Tartu, Estonia, and Andres Roots has been asked to reprise his live accompaniment for the two earliest Estonian silent films, "Laenatud naene" (1913) and "Karujaht Pärnumaal" (1914) at Salong on December 3rd - the Facebook event is HERE. First performed during last year's festival, the soundtrack for the latter was later recorded for the Estonian Embassy in London's #time4estonia series and you can hear and watch it below.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Muusika Review

"Tartu Lockdown" is reviewed in the current issue of the Estonian Muusika magazine by Virge Joamets, who writes: "Each tune is like a world of its own... Roots is like a polyglot, able to promptly switch from one "language" to the next. You won't get bored, for the craftsman is a master at introducing Southern and Eastern sounds and colours." Read the whole thing HERE!

Meanwhile, Blues-Finland.com discusses "Right Across the Hill", the new acoustic single by Andres Roots & Red Mouth HERE. And HERE, you can view some more photos from Jack Reacher's birthday party held at the National Library of Estonia in October - due to the pandemic, quite possibly Andres Roots' last live appearance this year. The photo above by Liina Luhats-Ulman/Eesti Rahvusraamatukogu.