Expect South African ‘Kwaito’ House Music on Little Dragon’s Next Album

The band shared a playlist of what's inspiring their new album that's due out next spring.

By Jamilah King Oct 29, 2013

Swedish electronic band Little Dragon has been busy making new music and are expected to release a new album next spring. Their new sound was heavily influenced by a trip to South Africa and the band’s immersion in that country’s popular house music, called kwaito. In the above video, lead singer Yukimi Nagano performs some of the band’s new music at this year’s Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco.


1. Do It Blek Sem – Dj Cleo
2. Kuyafiwa – Dj Cleo
3. Ruthless – Dj Cleo
4. Jezebel – Professor feat. Oskido & Dj Tira
5. Mambotjie – TKZee
6. unknown name – Abafana Bovenvane from their cassette SIBALI. label is USM and the cassette no is ZGAL 2080
7. Africa Natives (silly willy) – Mzee
8. Mono T Jam – Oskido & Master Wakes
9. Akhonto feat. Lelethu – Dj Clock
10. Terminator – Dj Gukwa
11. Ndiya Ndiya feat. Zulu Naja – Dj Cleo
12. Track 7 – Dj Christos from Afrodessia mp3 disc1 …. LOL (sorry this is all i got)
13. Djs Manifesto – Oskido
14. Banane Mavoko – Black Motion feat. Jah Rich

Listen to the 47-minute mix over at The Fader.