July '15

Peace magents! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection! This month we bring you bubblegum hits by SHALOM, JAZINO, BRENDA & THE BIG DUDES and ADAYE, and some fresh grooves by DAVID MABIKA, ALTAR and THAMI & THE ALL-ROUNDERS.

Last month we checked out STIMELA, SAILOR and NELLI, and before that OZIAS NTSELE, PETER MARINGA, MICHAEL LEBESE & THE AFRICAN VIBES, MARUMO and MANKA LE PHALLANG.

THE MOON LIGHT - Ha O Fihlelwa Ke Meleko (198?)

Midnight Beat/Dephon, MBT223   
Producers: William 'Mr Everything' Mthethwa & Dimakatso Moletsane
Engineer: David Moloela   
Composer: Sibusiso Tshabalala
Recorded at: Orange 338


Great Sotho gospel album - with minimalist drums, smooth synths and incredible call and response vocals. Highlights include 'Nna Ke Ilo Iketla' and 'Seke Tlo Tsamaya'. Produced by William 'Mr Everything' Mthethwa.