Dec '14 - Jan '15

Vukani mawethu! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection . . .

This festive season we bring you LAPPASIDE, JOYCE, the legendary RICHARD JON SMITH, SHADIII, AFRICAN IMAGE, Zulu grooves from LINGANISA NABAFANE BEJUBANE and THISA, xmas synths by BONNY, something different from THE SOFT SHOES, a 1985 tribute album to DESMOND TUTU and a synth-packed gospel compilation.

Last month we checked out LORRAINE STAPLE, RUFARO, RONNIE MARTIN, HARRY MOYAGA, THE YOUNG STARS, and UMSALOFU NAMAVIZITHA.

Bless up!

IGI MADEIRA - Sweet Notes (1989)

Jaguar/TM Productions/Reamusic/Mbali, JUL(O)272   
Producer: T. Mkhize
Engineer: Jan Smit


Smooth keyboard instrumentals along the lines of Rex Rabanye, Black Moses and others, but with minimal drum machines and gentle grooves with names like 'Slow Move', 'Lonely Walk' and 'Grazing'.