As a result, their tracks can feel predictable and common, lacking the variety and poise that give the rest of the compilation its vigor. The story behind Next Stop…Soweto Vol. But in a year that has so far been a relative goldmine for musical archaeologists, professional or otherwise, Next Stop…Soweto Vol. Frequently bought together.
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Think funky Hammond B-3 organs, slick guitar riffs, stick-to-the-rib rhythms, and put it all in a Soweto Township setting For the most part, this collection is comprised of very obscure artists, ones you would be hard-pressed to find recordings from.
The only name I was previously familiar with was the much-recorded Mahotella Queens, the lively group that usually boasted the great gravel-voiced "groaner" Mahlathini on lead vocals although he's not on this track. Nevertheless, among these "no-name" offerings are some fabulous songs. Like the best of the Township Jive sound, these songs exude an infectious, lively vibe. Track Listing.
The Monks. Nkuli's Shuffle. Zulu Bidi. Tiba Kamo. Akulalwa Soweto. Funky Message. The Heroes. Soul Time Nzimande Go. Sello Mmutung. Mozani Mahipi. The S. Soul "Imbaq". Mackay Davashe. Teaspoon Ndlela. Back Home Soul. Bazali Bam. Matthew Nelson. Purchasable with gift card. The Monks - Blockhead The Klooks - Nkuli's Shuffle Phillip Malela - Tiba Kamo The Mgbaba Queens - Akulaiwa Esoweto The Heroes - Funky Message Mahotella Queens - Wozani Mahipi The S. Move - Skophom The Soul Prophets - Soul "Imbaq" The Toreadors - Gwinyitshe Down Tones - Back Home Soul Bazali Bam - Bazali Bam The Heroes - Come With Me The Anchors - Last Timesupported by 6 fans who also own “Next Stop Soweto Vol. 2: Soultown. R&B, Funk & Psych Sounds from the Townships ” Analog Africa is by far my favourite gateway to the amazing music of the African continent I must have missed this album by release, so I made this an early christmas present to myself.