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CD of the Week Reviews & Year-End Charts

The following CD reviews and year-end charts featured in the weekly SA Rock Digest and in the CD of the Week section of Amuzine during the dates shown. Reviewed by Stephen Segerman (SS) and Brian Currin (BC).

CD Reviews - 2004

Hawk - Africa She Too Can Cry
Bed On Bricks - Humanarium
Boo! - TNTLC

Albums and Songs of 2003:

SA Rock Digest - Top SA Albums of 2003
SA Rock Digest - Top SA Songs of 2003

CD Reviews - 2003

Koos Kombuis & Valiant Swart - 'n Jaar In Die Son
Old Mol - Rock The Bedsprings
Various Artists - Breathe Sunshine
Jo Day - The Truth
Amanda Strydom - Verspreide Donderbuie / Scattered Thunder
Buckfever Underground - Teaching Afrikaans As A Foreign Language
Zen Arcade - Release
tAIT - Back Seat Driver
Boo! - TNTLC
Karen Zoid - Chasing The Sun
Various Artists - Wicked Demos
Piet Botha - Die Mamba
Watershed - Wrapped In Stone
The Narrow - Selfconscious
Various - Afrikaanse Reggae
Valiant Swart - Song Vir Katryn
KJ Stone - In Different Voices
Eden Brent - Something Cool
Johann Erasmus - Kleinhoewe Op Die Maan
Albert Frost - Catfish
Citizen Jones - Romance & Finance
Anika - Killing Time
SteveVan - Getting Stronger
Joe Public - The Terrible Two's
Forest Moon - Forest Moon
Gommora - Gommora

Albums and Songs of 2002:

SA Rock Digest - Top SA Albums of 2002
SA Rock Digest - Top SA Songs of 2002

CD Reviews - 2002

Mikanic - Swimming With The Women
Roger Lucey - Gypsy Soul
Johannes Kerkorrel - Tien Jaar Later
The Helicopters - Best Of
Various (OST) - God Is African
Andrew Janisch - Moved To Change
Fortune Cookies - Ordinary Day
Ella Mental - Uncomplicated Dreams
Pops Mohamed - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Dolly Rockers - Glory Glory
Henry Ate - 96-02 The Singles
Piet Botha - Die Hits
StarkRavingSane - The Unknown
Koos Kombuis - Equilibrium
Terence Reis - Bilene
Kelvin Declined - Kelvin Declined
Various - Cape Town 2am - Just Lounging
Kobus! - Kobus!
Perez - Picture Perfect
New World Inside - New World Inside
Various Artists - Kombuis Musiek
Dolly Rockers - Glory Glory
The Awakening - The Fountain
Four Ounce Freedom - Hypnotism
Starskii - Communate
Vari-ous - Draadloos Volume 1
Brian Finch - Hero for Heroes

Albums and Songs of 2001:

SA Rock Digest - Top SA Albums of 2001
SA Rock Digest - Top SA Songs of 2001

CD Reviews - 2001

Syd Kitchen - Africa's Not For Sissies
Various Artists - African Dope Volume 1
Just Jinger - Greatest Hits
Springbok Nude Girls - The Fat Lady Sings
Wayne Pauli - Farewell Station Rd
Oom - Beats And Peaces
Zen Arcade - Snowflake
Various Artists - Showcase 3: Unearthed
Rodriguez - Cold Fact
Watkin Tudor Jones Jnr - Memoirs of a Clone
Kate Normington - Mother's Daughter
Lionel Bastos - Rising Above The Madness
Edi Niederlander - Dreamland
Helloangel - Balance
Felix Laband - Thin Shoes In June
Lesley Rae Dowling - Conspirare (Best Of)
Age Of Innocence - Nowhere Land
Venessa Nolan - Burn
Home Cooking - Sounds Delicious
Fudge - Keeping It Real
Matthew van der Want - Play My Way
MoodPhase 5ive - Steady On

Albums and Songs of 2000:

SA Rock Digest - Top SA Albums of 2000
SA Rock Digest - Top SA Songs of 2000

CD Reviews - 2000

Robin Auld - Iron In The Sky
Springbok Nude Girls - Relaxzor
Delenta - Delenta
Just Jinger - Strange World
Sharkbrother - TajMahala
Even Flow - Almost Human
Jesse Jordan - Lately When She Cries
Roger Lucey - 21 Years Down The Road
Various Artists Tassenberg All Stars
Marcus Wyatt Gathering
Paul Hanmer Playola
Lungiswa Lungiswa
David Gray White Ladder
Off The Edge Just Another Band
Lesley Rae Dowling Clear
Various Artist Smooth Africa
Phambili Phambili
Youssou N'Dour Joko
Chris Tokalon Dance In Delite (Music For Our Chakras)
Tony Cox - Matabele Ants
Bernard Binns - Physiognomy Of The Soul

CD Reviews - 1999

Fruit Fly Navigators - The Urgency Of Now
James Phillips Soul Ou
Frankie's Playground - Frankie's Playground
Amersham - Revolving Doors
Just Jinger - Here's To You
Moses Taiwa Molelekwa Genes And Spirits
The Usual Born In A Storm
The Mutant Harmony Trio Song For Ancestors
Dantai - Operation Lahlela
Various Artists - African Jazz Grooves Vol 1
Various Artists Splashy Fen
November 5 617
THC Towards Higher Consciousness
Eidolon - See Saw
Koos Kombuis - Mona Lisa (Die Mooiste Love Songs)
Nine - Entropy
Busi Mhlongo Urbanzulu
Boo! Boo! (Monki Punk)
Mahube Music From Southern Africa
The Jazz Hounds - Dogma
Jorge Carlos Trip of Africa
Blunt the Banned The Kutz
Karma - One Day Soon
Johannes Kerkorrel Tien Jaar Later

 

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