Sunday, January 25, 2009

Esau Mwamwaya

London producers Radioclit have been tossing mixes around for a while. This fall they released their first artist-driven album, free here and a bunch of other places.

The artist is Esau Mwamwaya. He's from Malawi but has lived in London for 9 years, and he sings in Chichewa as well as English.

The album is dope for that reason but also for Radioclit's production-- you may have already heard the tracks they built with Esau using songs by Architecture in Helsinki, Santogold, MIA and Vampire Weekend, which hit the web last year.

Esau (left) met Radioclit's DJ Tron (right) when Tron visited Esau's junkshop in London. Not long after, Esau became "the African Phil Collins." The guy in the center is Johan, the other half of Radioclit.

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1 comment:

The:Hours said...

Yo Easu Mwamwaya is on some real dope shit....

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