Thursday, April 7, 2016
SHREM'S INSTITUTE OF LOST CLASSICS: "LIHUE" - Nohelani Cypriano
Nohelani Cypriano's music has been described as "nostalgic Polynesian funk". This 1979 Hawaiian disco gem has reached a well deserved cult status among the genre's aficionados. I am completely mesmerised by this release from Be With Records the same label which brought back Letta Mbulu's South African boogie back to life. A truly delectable rare groove.
Here's a reminder of Letta Mbulu's divine "Nomalizo":