September '14

Heita hola! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection . . .

This month we check out Pat Shange's former band THE JUVENILES, something different from the IKEY GAMBA DANCE BAND and JOE MOSES, traditional grooves from SUKAZI MKHIZE and MAKAOTA AKALAME and the star-studded charity compilation LIVING LAND. Last month we brought you PATIENCE AFRICA, PRINCESS, NOVIDADE, ADZIAMBEYI BAND, The SOUL BROTHERS and SAKKIE.

Sharp!

LOUIS & THE JIVE - Feels like Friday / Where's the Justice (1986)

Right Track, RTS636-12"
Producer: Mac Mathunjwa   
Engineer: Phillip Nel       
Recorded at: RPM Studios


Two-track EP from little known multiracial/crossover act from Cape Town. Featuring saxophonist McCoy Mrubata, who was soon to be poached and taken to Joburg by Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse and is now one of Mzansi's most respected jazzmen.

"Come with me through my confusion,
and we see this life's illusions.
Make this world for us a better place to be,

Show love and affection in the right direction.
We want some solutions...
Come on make it right."