Feb '15

Hola mpinji! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection from back in the day!

This month we bring you leading ladies
NTOMBI NDABA, MAVIS MASEKO and SHADIII, mbanqanga from THISHA, new school grooves from LUCKY MEREKI, as well as the synth-packed GOSPEL GREATS compilation and the hard-hitting HIT PICK REMIXES compilation.

Earlier we brought you BIBI MSOMI, LAPPASIDE, JOYCE, the legendary RICHARD JON SMITH, AFRICAN IMAGE, LINGANISA NABAFANE BEJUBANE, xmas synths by BONNY, something different from THE SOFT SHOES and a 1985 tribute album to DESMOND TUTU.

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.