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Amampondo is a South African percussion ensemble that was started by Dizu Plaatjies in Langa, Cape Town in 1979. The name translates as "People of Mpondo,", which is the Xhosa Kingdom on Africa's Eastern Cape where most of the band's members grew up. The other founding members were Simpiwe Matole; Michael Ludonga; Mzwandile Qotoyi; Leo Mbizela and Mandla Lande. National Geographic called them "one of the most interesting and experimental groups in South Africa".

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 African Worldbeat Various Artists 1
2004 The Winds of Change Various Artists 1
Global Groove Meltdown Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 S.A. Souvenirs Various Artists 1
1994 The Big Bang: In the Beginning Was the Drum Various Artists 1
1996 World Development Movement: Best of Africa Various Artists 5 1
1997 The Best of Ellipsis Arts: The Big Bang Various Artists 1
1999 Song of Life Various Artists 1
1999 Rhythm-Time: World Percussion Various Artists 5 1
2000 Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Various Artists 1
2002 The Great South African Trip Various Artists 2
2008 Southport Weekender, Volume 7 Various Artists 5 1
2008 Faith Presents House Ain't Dead! Various Artists 1
2009 Luftkastellet 6 Various Artists 1
2010 Coming Home Boozoo Bajou 2
2014 House Masters Henrik Schwarz 1
46664, Part 1: African Prayer Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 DJ-Kicks: Henrik Schwarz Henrik Schwarz 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 46664, Part 3: Amandla Various Artists 1
2004 46664: The Event Various Artists 1
2012 Live Âme 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Live Âme 1

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