October '14

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, t
he IKEY GAMBA DANCE BAND and the star-studded charity compilation LIVING LAND.

Sharp!

LADY THULI - Living in Africa (1990)

On Record/ EMI, ONH(O)122   
Producer: Themba "Little Big Man" Mawelela (exec: Ronnie Robot)
Engineer: Bruce Williams at Digital Cupboard   
Composer: Themba "Little Big Man" Mawelela


Solid Afro-pop produced and composed by Themba "Little Big Man" Mawelela with Ronnie Robot, former bass player of 70s rock band Rabbitt. 'The Good Old Days' covers the old classic 'Malaika' (without credit), while the instrumental 'Bhasela' samples 'Weekend Special'. Lady T was also part of the duo Tools & Figs.