April '17

Hola mpinji! This is AFROSYNTH, the realest African selection...

Coming up we'll be checking out albums by SENYAKA, T-GROUP, TERYLENE, THE RIBBONS, BIBBI, POOSH and PARK STATION.

DAVID MABIKA - Izimpi (1990)

Diamond/Tusk TUH27
Producer: Thami Mdluli
Engineer: David Moloele
Recorded at: Cut 'n Mix

Smooth, synth-heavy mbaqanga produced by the innovative Thami Mdluli (Professor Rhythm, Taboo), who reinterprets the traditional groove with an interesting selection of fresh electronic sounds. Titles include 'Bekezela' (endure), 'Uyakhala' (crying), 'Izimpi' (battles) and 'Umsebenzi' (work).