Heita hola! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection . . .
This month we check out The Invaders' JOE MOSES, disco funk from SPECIAL CANE MAHLELEBE and MINEBELT, gospel pop by KATIE PENNINGTON, and traditional grooves from THE CHALLENGERS, SUKAZI MKHIZE, LINGANISA NABAFANA BEJUBANE and MAKAOTA AKALAME.
Last month we brough you THE JUVENILES, TRIBE AFTER TRIBE, BENJAMIN BALL, JONATHAN BUTLER, the IKEY GAMBA DANCE BAND and the star-studded charity compilation LIVING LAND.
TSOKOTSA - Makhanana (1986)
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.