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Gasper Nali on… How to play the Babatoni

Interview with Gasper Nali. This is the first instalment in a series of interviews with Gasper on different subjects such as his music and background etc. This one is about how to play his unusual instrument. Tip: turn subtitles on!

Singing Mood by Street Rat

Official music video for the track ‘Singing Mood’ from the brand new album ‘Born in the Ghetto’, released September 2015. The majority of the video was filmed on Arthur’s Seat – the mountain neighbouring the city if Edinburgh, UK

Roadblock by The Moods Malawi

Totally unofficial video for the track ‘Roadblock’. The music is from our new members of the Spare Dog family – The Moods Malawi. The video is filmed from a dashboard cam, driving down from the city of Mzuzu to Nkhata Bay, Malawi. Put on your seatbelts and enjoy!

A Bale Ndikuwuzeni by Gasper Nali

Official music video for the track ‘A Bale Ndikuwuzeni’ from the brand new single from the fantastic Gasper Nali, singing and playing his home made bass guitar called Babatoni. Recorded, filmed & produced in Nkhata Bay by Moto Wambili Studios, in July 2015.

Nkhawa by Danny Kalima

Official music video for the track ‘Nkhawa’ from ‘The Young Shall Grow’ album. Filmed & produced in Lilongwe by Ahmed White Abudu, Satellite Entertainment in 2014.

Presenting Street Rat

Street Rat is the next Malawian artist to grace Spare Dog Records with his vibes. With a one-of-a-kind style, rock solid reggae tunes and backed up by the best live band in Mzuzu – Body Mind & Soul – you know it’s going to be something special! Here’s a taster of what’s to come – filmed in Edinburgh during the final mixing of the album.

‘Nowhere Else To Go’ – Michael Mountain

Official music video, and the title track of Michael Mountain’s new album with the same name. It tells the story of a man leaving his village and family in search of work. In the current economic climate of Malawi, jobs are hard to find, and he gets refused everywhere he goes. The video was recorded on location in Michael’s own village and then showing the journey down the mountain towards the more urban centre of Nkhata Bay.

Interview – Michael Mountain

An interview with the one and only Malawian small-scale farmer and reggae artist Michael Mountain! Filmed at Mayoka Village, Nkhata Bay, Malawi, July 2014 by Spare Dog Records and Jeandre Pieterse at Mayoka Village.

Dusty City – Danny Kalima

A brand new music video for the song ‘Dusty City’ – it’s a homage to Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi. The Dusty City is where Danny grew up and what he calls home. This is the first music video released for the album “The Young Shall Grow”. Crew: A-J Leaper, J Pieterse, M Stålnacke

Interview – Danny Kalima

As a preamble to the album “The Young Shall Grow”, Danny Kalima is telling us about his music and his upbringing, what the album will be like and the city of Lilongwe – the capital of Malawi.