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!

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."