Listen: exclusive Shangaan electro tracks

September 2013

Stream BBC's "Lufuno" and the Tshetsha Boys' "Kokwani", two Shangaan electro tracks, produced by polymath and Shangaan electro pioneer Richard Mthetwa aka Nozinja. Mthetwa is featured in The Wire 356's Invisible Jukebox, tested by Dave Stelfox.

Mthetwa is a pioneer and proselytiser of Shangaan electro, a frenetic strand of electronic music that rarely dips below 180 beats per minute, soundtracking the street dancing of his hometown Malamulele in the South African province of Limpopo. Mthetwa toured Europe earlier this year with Shangaan electro musicians and dancers.

Nozinja, along with Shangaan dancers, is on tour in Europe throughout October. More details via Qu Junktions.