May '15

Hola mpinji! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection!

This month we serve up new old music by OZIAS NTSELE, PETER MARINGA, MICHAEL LEBESE & THE AFRICAN VIBES, blind soulmen MARUMO and Sotho accordian grooves by MANKA LE PHALLANG, as well as Zimbabwean legends ROZALLA and NEW BLACK MONTANA.

Last month we bought you classics by PETER M, VIVA, THE VIBES, LOMBARD EXPRESS, something jazzy by MANFRED MANN'S PLAINS MUSIC and JONATHAN BUTLER, and traditional grooves from THE NEW PROMISE and THE PEACE BROTHERS.

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."