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!

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.