July '14

Heita madoda! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection . . .

This month we bring you long-lost Shangaan grooves by one DAVID CHANKE, bubblegum from EMOTION, funky stuff by NEVILLE NASH, Sotho soul by KORI MORABA and MAKAOTA AKALAME, crossover from mlungu pantsula LIONFIRE and some early hits by Cape Town's own ROBIN AULD. Last month it was JOY, FACE TO FACE, DR VICTOR the microphone doctor, MATSHIKOS, STEM NET's political pop, JOSEPH DEE, KHUMO and HARAMBE.

Sharp!

LITTLE LENNY - Space Car (1986)

Gresham, DGX441   
Producers: Julian Laxton & Les Goode   
Engineer: Les Goode       
Mixed at Syntrax by Adrian Strydom


The underrated Little Lenny put out some quality sounds, with fresh, funky melodies and new synth sounds. The title track is solid gold weighing in at 7min. B sides 'Taxi Dube Station' and 'Stockies Draai' both take inspiration from the synth bassline of Imagination's 'Music And Lights' and give it a Mzansi makeover.