Spare Dog Records


Gasper Nali

A Spectacular One-man-band with over 18 million video views, Gasper Nali is still truly a roots musician. Playing and singing catchy tunes with his huge home made bass guitar (a Babatoni) and a cow skin bass drum, this is a different style of Afro beat that will surely make you want to get up and dance! Click on the image for more information.

img_0465Adrian Kwelepeta

Adrian Kwelepeta, 21, is an incredible talented young Malawian artist. Moving seamlessly between contemporary RnB, Folk and the traditional, his songwriting already shows substantial depth and maturity. In his music, Adrian is using his powerful voice not only for singing, it’s also used to build sonic landscapes with vocal percussion, humming, chanting, breathing etc.

Danny Kalima

Modern Soul with a twist: Danny carefully blends his roots in the African musical tradition with a strong dose of modern Soul and Funk. A new powerful voice from the heart of Lilongwe. Click on the image for more information.


Michael Mountain

Roots reggae from a real tobacco farmer from far up in the mountains. This music is organic and true, and speaks of the hardships of life in rural Malawi – but also about the mystical and about love. Click on the image for more information.

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Street Rat

Front man of Mzuzu’s premiere live band ‘Body Mind & Soul’ is going solo. From contagious Afro-Jazz to heavy Reggae. Always energetic – Always danceable. Bandleader Davie ‘Street Rat’ Luhanga is going international! Click on the image for more information.

The Moods Malawi

The Moods Malawi’s music is a different kind of beast from previous releases. Much more electronic than what you’ve been used to hear from Spare Dog Records. They blend the modern with afro-beats and heavy reggae, with hard hitting lyrics and irresistible hooks.