Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Incomplete ‘Unfinished Project’


I am impressed with Wailing Brothers’ maiden album rightly named – ‘Unfinished Project’. They don’t even waste time to get down to business. The opening track ‘Mwatero ndi Inu’ is a loaded dice. It leaves you scampering all over the … Continue reading

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‘Fuko Lokondedwa’ is Makondetsa’s Protest


On the account of the contagious awe that his six previous albums have drawn out of many people, Anthony ‘Mr. Cool’ Makondetsa decided to carve another piece of facet that has become the most shining of his multi-faceted career when … Continue reading

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Nsaku: From analogue to digital


Charles Nsaku is a musician that the young ‘urban’ age can not relate to; at least this is according to my submission. Nsaku emerged on the scene from a very different Balaka route, but it was Balaka nonetheless. A wealthy … Continue reading

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Chris Kele conquers South African


When Chris Kele says ‘it is a disdainful attempt’ to even compare the aspect of art and trade in Malawi music to that of South Africa, you might think he is only trying to cheapen the local industry because he … Continue reading

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Inspire Club that dissects music


Music Crossroads yet again has established a unique concept of promoting the growth of Malawi’s music industry through the art of critique. For some months now, every Wednesday a music video is picked, watched, enjoyed, loathed, loved, and then an … Continue reading

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Tay Grin ‘Chipapapa’ Shame


Sometime ago I had listened to the latest song that the self-styled Nyau King Limbani Kalilani – showbiz named as Tay Grin – released called Chipapapa, which features the Nigerian singer 2Face. I was about to write something against how … Continue reading

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Anko Layi in Champweteka Chimanga


Let me start with a confession that when Layison Njati came on the musical scene, with his track, ‘Ndizakupasa Love Yabwino’as Anko Layi I had huge reservations. This was at a time when I had been arguing that we needed … Continue reading

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