July '17

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THE NEW BROTHERS - Emakhuneni (1990)

CTV/Roi/Music Team, CT(T)86
Producers: Dumisani Ngcobo & Felani Gumbi
Engineers: Felani Gumbi & Peter Pearlson
Recorded at: RPM Studios


New-school mbaqanga packed full of interesting synth sounds and vocal melodies, fusing traditional grooves with modern instrumentation, and also mixing it up by drawing influence from gospel (on 'Masibambhane'). Produced by Dumisani Ngcobo (Izinkunzi, Abakhokheli).