January '17

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

This month we bring you classic grooves by the likes of OZIAS and RUSH, as well as Congolese star JOHNNY BOKELO ISENGE and plenty more.

To purchase still-sealed copies of these and other albums, email djokapi[at]gmail.com!

SDLODLO - Uzola (1985)

Music Team/Roi/Superbeat, ETL(C)5006
Producer: E. 'Shamba' Lerole
Engineer: Phil Audoire
Recorded at: Orange 338

Traditional Zulu grooves get a heavy synth makeover on this album from the mid-80s, produced by Elias 'Shamba' Lerole, brother of pennywhistle star Aaron 'Big Voice' Jack Lerole (and father of current pennywhistle revivalists Kwela Tebza), who began their music careers together in the late 1950s.

Mint copies of this album are for sale here.