What do you get when you mix a homemade one-string slide bass (Babatone), a cowskin foot drum, thumped with your heel whilst strumming a 4 string guitar and two harmonious voices? The joyful upbeat traditional folk music of The Madalitso Band from Malawi.
The duo songwriters were originally discovered busking outside a shopping mall in Lilongwe in 2009. Their locally known ‘Banjo music’ became popular in Malawi and have only recently been catapulted onto the international stage.
This is their first International release and captures their cheery raw vibrancy and will be getting audiences dancing again as they return this year to perform at WOMA