Monthly Archives: June 2010

When the Pen Drummed Wrongly


Ever since the pen started drumming out sound that challenged, appreciated, encouraged, critiqued, reasoned and hero-worshipped the Malawi music, there has been a large following looking at endless comments that come through the email address below as well as the … Continue reading

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Is Malawi Reggae a Match of Jamaican Reggae?


Last time on these pages I discussed about the proliferation of reggae with the Malawian music.Since reggae music originated from the West Indies Island of Jamaica, the question everyone has been asking is that is Malawi reggae a match of … Continue reading

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When Matafale Confronted Distributors


As I started last week, the trend where musicians are ripped off by distributors was another complete continuum until it confounded the late Malawian reggae maestro Evison Matafale one day. Remember he had Bob Marley’s consciousness but Peter Tosh’s iron … Continue reading

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Distributors Steal from Musicians


Under the headline of ‘Greedy and Exploitation in the Industry’ some two weeks ago, I started discussing how these elements are undermining our music industry in Malawi.I ended up by discussing that the control of a musician over the distributor … Continue reading

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