Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Lhomwe Musical Award


The Lhomwe Musical AwardThose who know about the Professor would think I am biased towards anything within the Lhomwe belt because that’s where my umbilical cord fell off and got buried.I was born at Chonde Health Centre near Thuchira River … Continue reading

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A Singing National Budget


The only singing aspect in this year’s National Budget was how on song Finance Minister Ken Kandodo was explaining a number of measures government hopes will help improve the malaise that has bedeviled our country.Perhaps the lips have not stopped … Continue reading

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SKEFFA’S WINNERS AND MOURNERS


There is one clear thing with Skeffa Chomoto’s latest DVD called ‘Ndife Amodzi’; there will be losers and winners, and Mourners too. He has clearly wailed that he will not benefit as much from this DVD as he should have. … Continue reading

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Music Stumbles unto Gold in Maskal


Some two week-ends ago I decided, for the first time, to patronise Summit Cultural Centre in Lilongwe’s kwa Biwi location.Several local names were lined up, Dan Muyaya, Stella Mwanza, Moses Makawa, Nthumwi Piksy, Maskal, and Skeffa Chimoto.As you can appreciate, … Continue reading

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Can MBC Band Change Music Terrain?


The music terrain in Malawi has been slippery. To an extent it has been like such places where angels fear to tread, for fear of breaking their backs and become vegetables.Those that have survived it have had but short-lived glory. … Continue reading

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