Matsuli produces one of the finest mp3 blog’s I’ve encountered. His blog exemplifies–for me–how much passion and knowledge can be brought to bear on speaking of and offering tastes of a genre. In Matsuli’s case, the genre is the music of Africa, with the music of South Africa at the center.
For example, today, Matsuli announced:
Jive Motella! – Nick Lotay digs deep
A big shout out to Nick Lotay who has come forward with the best compilation I have ever heard of – until now – frankly unobtainable South African jive illuminating its genesis in the early sixties. And a whole lot more. So sit back, read, listen and learn!
Underneath this announcement is, literally, a treatise on South African music. The post end’s with Lotay’s superb mp3 compilation,