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At 180 bpm, shangaan combines MIDI keyboards with marimba beats, distorted vocal samples and lyrics that Honest Jon’s, the record label which is putting out a compilation, described as “African soap operas, tied up with domestic matters and a yearning for the slower life”.

(via The Guardian)

On the website I found this I heard the music compared to Dan Deacon, and I’m right with that. It’s like somehow they made Dan Deacon more “authentic.”

via Bleeding Panda (the album is here as well)

Tracklist:
01. BBC – Ngunyuta Dance (The Shake-Your-Behind Dance)
02. Tshetsha Boys – Nwa Pfundla (Pfundla’s Daughter)
03. Mancingelani – Vana Vasesi (My Sister’s Children)
04. Zinja Hlungwani – Ntombi Ya Mugaza (Shangaan Woman)
05. BBC – Ngozi (Danger)
06. Zinja Hlungwani – Nwa Gezani (Gezani’s Daughter)
07. Tiyiselani Vomaseve – Vanghoma
08. Nka Mwewe – Khulumani (Let’s Talk)
09. Tiyiselani Vomaseve – Na Xaniseka (I’m Suffering)
10. Zinja Hlungwani – Nwa Gezani My Love (Gezani’s Daughter, My Love)
11. Tshetsha Boys – Uya Kwihi Ka Rose (Rose, Where Are You Going?)
12. Zinja Hlungwani – Thula (So Quiet)

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