The Brother Moves On
There is a thread binding London and Johannesburg, of which internationally-acclaimed ensemble The Brother Moves On is part. Founded by artist Nkululeko Mthembu and his brother Siyabonga Mthembu, the collective (‘the most important band in the country’, says the Guardian) continues a lineage of South African protest music. It is 'a vessel of healing', says Mthembu. Their latest record, '$/He Who Feeds You…Owns You', out at the end of October, is a 'time capsule' of a world before the pandemic when the band was touring Europe. Serendipitously, they are back.