Monday, 20 February 2012

Music Monday

In 2010 the London record shop and now Label Honest Jon's, known for specialising in reggae, jazz and soul music since 1974,  put out the fanastic African dance music compilation Shangaan Electro: New Wave Dance Music From South Africa.  A compilation of African dance music called Shangaan that was well received by the Global dance culture, by those that heard it.

Over the past year Honest Jon's have released  a series of 12" revisions of the Shangann Electro tracks.  Consisting of different artists remixes of the original Shangaan Electro tracks.  The final installment to be released was MMM and Old Apparatus meet Tsehsa boys.

A final compilation set for the series is set for release on 27 February featuring all of the revisions together on in one 2 x CD format.  Some of the artists featured are Oni Ayhun, Ricardo Villalobos, Actress, Hype Williams plus many more.  The compilation is called Shangaan shake and I am mad excited about it.

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