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!

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.