The love I have for this mixtape I found yesterday while trolling Reverbnation is uncontrollable.
It has now been on repeat for hours!
I was caught off guard by my now favourite song “Dreamin of You” which is a fun and tormented take on falling in love with fantastically beautiful lyrics and awesome beat.
A few listens later I realised that this really is a One man band, an instrument free one man band for the most part with mouth / voice acapella creating melodic bliss. His voice is fantastic and so full of range!
When I later discovered that Samkelo is actually the lead singer of another favourite local band, The Fridge, I knew I was in good hands. Love love love.
This mixtape is the gift that keeps on giving because with every listen I discovered something new and fascinating and beautiful and each listen far exceeds the already high regard of the previous.
Jazzy, rhythmic, poetic, folkie easy listening amazement all together.
I’m not doing the music any justice, so please just go and have a listen
I’m living on it for a while.