November '14

Hola majimbos! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection . . .

This month we bring you more slick disco tunes from LORRAINE STAPLE, RUFARO, JOYCE and RONNIE MARTIN, instrumental pop from HARRY MOYAGA and THE YOUNG STARS, crossover from LAPPASIDE, and some traditional grooves by UMSALOFU NAMAVIZITHA and LINGANISA NABAFANE BEJUBANE.

Last month we checked out The Invaders' JOE MOSES, SPECIAL CANE MAHLELEBE, MINEBELT, KATIE PENNINGTON, THE CHALLENGERS, SUKAZI MKHIZE, LINGANISA NABAFANA BEJUBANE and MAKAOTA AKALAME.

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."