Malawi Mouse Boys – He Is #1 CD
The Malawi Mouse Boys have been playing and writing music together since they were children. This is their first album – a collection of rootsy and authentic songs of faith and love, reminiscent of the rural, southern sounds of mid-20th century American gospel music.
The album is produced by GRAMMY winning producer,Ian Brennan (Tinariwen). With vocal-powerhouse, Zondiwe Kachingwe, 22, playing Sam Cooke to
27-year-old Nelson Muligo’s stonecold Keith Richards,the only real obstacle to catching lightning-in-a-bottle musically, were the tiny spiders that kept crawling into the hard-drive and crashing the mobile system recording them on the clay-ground beside their hut.
Performing at WOMAD NZ 2015.
From the fantastic Honest Jons label….
There isn’t a lot of subtlety in the songs on Seun Kuti and Egypt 80’s fiercely political third album, A Long Way to the Beginning. That’s fine, because to his way of thinking, there isn’t anything subtle about neo-liberal capitalism’s global attack on the poor, either. Seun is Fela Kuti’s youngest son.
This is the companion album to the Morgan Neville documentary The Music of Strangers, and is Yo-Yo Ma’s most personal album to
This new album features the music of Calypso in its many forms – from its birthplace, the island of Trinidad, as well