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!

PRINCE NICO AND THE HOT CHERRIES - Scotch Man (1987)

Bop/Priority/Tusk, BOPH5   
Producer/Engineer: T. Stephanou         
Recorded at: Blue Tree


Funky Shangaan-influenced disco featuring and arranged by one half of the E&S Brothers, Shadrack Ndlovu. Synths by Dane Stevenson, (other Brother) Jeff Radinne and the prolific Felani Gumbi. Uptempo beats and frantic backing vocals, best on 'Fatty Boom Boom' and the title track.