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Christopher McMichael / music / 4 months ago

“Death has reared himself a throne”- Chino Amobi’s PARADISO

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Capitalist modernity needs hells for the many to build heavens for the few. The great palaces and mansions of Europe and America were built ...

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Bob Perfect / music / 5 months ago

Zakifo: A Different Kind of South African Music Festival

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If you’re tired of going to music festivals with 37 different versions of Shortstraw, or if you’re tired of 40 straight hours of trance bein...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months ago

Carlo Mombelli: Composing emotional stories

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Writing and playing music has been a lifelong pursuit for self-taught bassist and composer Carlo Mombelli whose interest in music was sparke...

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Bob Perfect / music / 5 months ago

Otarel Seeks Balance Through Her Raps

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In the current era of hip-hop, it says something about a rapper when they approach Ready D to mix and scratch on their mixtape. It says they...

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Christa Dee / music / 5 months ago

Femme in Music: On Tour with Ikonika

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A short film was put together on that time that London-based electronic musician, producer and DJ Ikonika spent in South Africa on a teachin...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months ago

CAPECLUB: A platform for producers on Cape Town’s fringes

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Born out of the mind of DJ and producer Andriques Petersen, aka Omar Moto, and Jodie Williams, one half of Surreal Sessionz, CAPECLUB is a l...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months ago

How PatricKxxLee burnt his life down

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Zambian born PatricKxxLee describes his music as a dark cloud and atmospheric. His lyrics touch on human topics such as hedonism, pain, love...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 5 months ago

FARAI- Warrior Sounds

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The post-punk of the late '70's and early 80's fused dystopian politics with danceable music. Artists like Talking Heads, Wire, Joy Division...

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Bob Perfect / music / 5 months ago

Go with Flohio

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UK MCs are straight up killing the game at the moment. Literally everyone has heard of Skepta and the Boys Better Know crew, Stormzy’s ‘Big ...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months ago

Spoek Mathambo – Mzansi Beat Code

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Spoek Mathambo’s fifth solo album, ‘Mzansi Beat Code’, is both a culmination of years spent trying to find his own voice and sound, as well ...

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Jamal Nxedlana / music / 6 months ago

Bubblegum Club mix Vol 10 by OWABOWA

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In her SoundCloud bio Canadian DJ OWABOWA explains that she wants people to "get in their bodies and connect with each other on the dance fl...

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Themba Kriger / music / 6 months ago

Wet Dreams Recordings presents Work Not Hype

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With the launch of their first official compilation Work Not Hype, South African underground electronic label Wet Dreams Recordings is comin...

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