July '16

Heita-da! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection...

This month we bring you classic pantsula grooves from CHAKA, AYOBAYO BAND, HARD WORKERS, FAST MOVE, THE SCOTCH BAND and VENDA KIDS. Also look forward to albums by OZIAS, SPOKES H, VOLCANO and more.

Last month we brought you JIVARO, KAKAPPA, SOWETO YOUTH BAND, ANGIE, V.O and GY, and traditional grooves by SDLODLO, JACKSON MAXIMBYI & THE MPFUMARHI SISTERS and GIFT BROTHERS.

To purchase still-sealed copies of these and other albums, email djokapi[at]gmail.com!

TSOKOTSA - Makhanana (1986)

Buffalo, BFX340   
Producers: Eric Frisch & M Gatshen       
Engineer: M Gatshen


Downtempo Shangaan disco at its best on this 2 track EP. Title track has killer nintendo synths, while 'E Jonny' has a hypnotic, stripped down groove carried by smooth call-and-response vocals.