August 4, 2017
A hot Luanda house party.
Soundway have announced the release of debut solo album Alone, from Throes + The Shine singer Diron Animal.
Born in the country’s capital city of Luanda before moving to Portugal, Alone reflects Animal’s hybrid upbringing, with sped-up, electronic Carnival-style dance frenetics given a traditional Angolan flair.
Standout ‘Ghetto Ghetto’ is an Afro-Portuguese reggaeton hybrid (in a good way), meanwhile ‘Don’t Stop’ is ’90s house sax turned up to 11 then filtered through a dutty wine machine. Perfect for that 2 am lull at your next Saturday shakedown.
Pre-order a copy of here ahead of its 13th October 2017 release and listen to first single ‘NCrazy’, featuring South African rapper Spoek Mathambo, below.