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'Matjale' (2018)
'Matjale' (2018)
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'Matjale' (2018)

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Thabang Tabane

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From the publisher:
“Emerging into his own with his debut solo album, Matjale, this energetic percussionist [Thabang Tabane] carves a driving, joyous and worldly version of the malombo genre that takes in his continental travels. The album brims with ambition and an appetite for life. Employing brisk tempos, nimble basslines and intersecting polyrhythms, Thabang crafts songs cognisant of the hardships of life, but chooses to deliver them with an irrepressible optimism.
"His reverence for the vibrational resonance and drive of the bass guitar, not to mention his explosive bursts of hand drumming, gives the album an undeniable, cathartic exuberance.”

 

31.3 x 31.5cm | 2-inch | LP vinyl record
 
Matjale, Tabane’s debut album, was released through independent Johannesburg label Mushroom Hour Half Hour in 2018.
Thabang Tabane is the son of the late, legendary Dr Philip Nchipi Tabane. He is currently leading a band from his township Mamelodi.