Dec '14 - Jan '15

Vukani mawethu! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection . . .

This festive season we bring you LAPPASIDE, JOYCE, the legendary RICHARD JON SMITH, SHADIII, AFRICAN IMAGE, Zulu grooves from LINGANISA NABAFANE BEJUBANE and THISA, xmas synths by BONNY, something different from THE SOFT SHOES, a 1985 tribute album to DESMOND TUTU and a synth-packed gospel compilation.

Last month we checked out LORRAINE STAPLE, RUFARO, RONNIE MARTIN, HARRY MOYAGA, THE YOUNG STARS, and UMSALOFU NAMAVIZITHA.

Bless up!

AFROSYNTH 8: PUMP UP THE JAM

1.  ‘Nanga Ngoho’ - TAKALANI BAND ('82)
2. ‘Ama-bad Girls’ - JE MOVEMENT ('89)
3. ‘Pump up the Jam’ - SYNDICATE SISTERS ('89)
4. ‘Taps Magic’ - TAPS ('91)
5. ‘Your Looks do Talk’ - NEO ('88)
6. ‘Jika Jika (radio version)’ - BOOGIE MAN ('84)
7.  ‘For Real’ - KING RAP ('90)
8.  ‘Monday Morning Hangover’ - KELLY CHAUKE ('87)
9.  ‘Phendula’ - SUGAR & SPICE ('91)
10. ‘Close to You’ - SUN ('90)
11. ‘The Will’ - DALOM KIDS ('92)
12. ‘Evelinah Wami’ - JIKA ('90)
13. ‘Beat Street’ - WHOOSHA ('85)
14. ‘Afrika Mamela’ - COKES ('88)
15. ‘Peace’ -  PRINCE AND THE BUFFALOES ('90)

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