SIDEWINDER by STRAIGHT NO CHASER. THE COMPLETE STORY OF THE 1994 OUTERNATIONAL MELTDOWN SERIES OF THE FIRST MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ARTIST COLLABORATIONS CELEBRATING THE NEW DEMOCRATIC SOUTH AFRICA. WRITTEN BY PAUL BRADSHAW, PHOTOS BY PETE WILLIAM AND GRAPHIC LAYOUT BY SWIFTY & FRED.
Brasilian Airto Moreira did pioneering work with a large group of local South African musicians in 1994.
OUTERNATIONAL VINYL RELEASE Original 3 LPs Vinyl LPs release from 1996
From the HEALERS BREW sessions with Airto Moreira, Isau Malulke and Mantombi Nxuseka at Downtown Studios in Johannesburg.
WE MUST MIX was the slogan of the final 1994 OUTERNATIONAL MELTDOWNlive concert at THE BAXTER THEATER in Cape Town.
Jose Neto, Baba Mokoena, Andrew Missingham and Sipho Gumdede at a Club in Gugulethu, Cape Town.
MOSES TAIWA MOLELEKWA & SHALUZA MAX MNTAMBO
1994 Live at The Baxter Theater Cape Town
Mzwandile Qotoyi & Dizu Plaatjies at Milestones Studio in Cape Town
Robert Trunz and Airto Moreira.
Foreground: Robert Trunz, Moses Taiwa Molelekwa and Norma Fletcher.
MELT 2000, with its offshoot ELECTRIC M.E.L.T. remains as one of the most important record labels ever launched in South Africa.
Now, the M2KR team are proud to extend this legacy with a roll-out of remix projects, that honour the eternal excellence of both the artists and their original recordings.
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