Wednesday, July 05, 2006
Amampondo - 25 years young!
Amampondo, from Langa outside Cape Town, have been making music for 25 years!
They are the father's of South African marimba music, meaning that most of the marimba sounds you'll hear in South Africa, were probably put down by them. Peak, with some very good friends Garth Meyer and Douw Jordaan from Gardot Flix, had the honour of making their first music video, to the track Seng' Inkomo.
Filmed on a shoe-string budget at the City Varsity Campus in October 2004, this track shows just how modern traditional music can be, and that you don't need a huge budget to make something beautiful.
Seng' Inkomo, a song about the importance of 'Milk' in our every day lives, by Amampondo.