July '15

Peace magents! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection! This month we bring you bubblegum hits by SHALOM, JAZINO, BRENDA & THE BIG DUDES and ADAYE, and some fresh grooves by DAVID MABIKA, ALTAR and THAMI & THE ALL-ROUNDERS.

Last month we checked out STIMELA, SAILOR and NELLI, and before that OZIAS NTSELE, PETER MARINGA, MICHAEL LEBESE & THE AFRICAN VIBES, MARUMO and MANKA LE PHALLANG.

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."