music

Christopher McMichael / Features / 12 months ago

DJ Lag Steps Up

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When asked to describe the sound of the Gqom subgenre, DJ Lag doesn’t hesitate- ‘it’s raw and hype.’ Since the beginning of this decade, it ...

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Jamal Nxedlana / music / 1 year ago

Bubblegum Club mix Vol 6 by Thor Rixon

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Cape Town based producer Thor Rixon has blessed us with an eclectic mix, filled-to-the-brim with deep melodic gems and  beautifully textured...

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Beth Vale / music / 1 year ago

Seismographic Sounds: musical fragments of a world-in-the-making

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More music is being produced today than ever before. Cheaper software and production costs; the ferocious circulation of sound and imagery o...

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Bhubesii- Kobyashi EP

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This release is a psychedelic fun ride through the urban centre of South Africa, from the streets of Soweto to the enclave of Maboneng. Bhub...

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Danny Brown- Detroit Ice Age

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As he moved deeper into his own psychosis, whose onset he had recognized during his year at the hospital, he welcomed this journey into a fa...

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Layla Leiman / music / 1 year ago

Amirah Tajdin directs a dreamy new bedouin music video

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Global nomad (and sometimes South African resident) Amirah Tajdin has directed this oh-so dreamy new video for the London based, Dubai/Bahra...

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Beth Vale / music / 1 year ago

Tumi Masoko and the Offshoots of Flourishing Local Hip-Hop

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Since the late 2000’s, South African hip-hop has seen a meteoric rise. The country’s events calendar is increasingly populated with large-sc...

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Felix Laband- Digging Up The Dead

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In a cover feature he did with Bubblegum Club earlier this year, Felix Laband told us of his desire to push his music forward by making it m...

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Una Rams – True Confessions

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Being sad about failed love and emotional disasters is almost de rigueur for any self-respecting contemporary star.  It shows your human sid...

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Beth Vale / music / 1 year ago

DJ Diloxclusiv’s Dancefloor Distinction

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“Lale ilalilale! Wavuka ekseni awazi ulalephi!” For the past two hours, our cluster of festival-goers had supplanted the Wodumo chant over a...

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Motlatsi / music / 1 year ago

My Urban moments of Silent Rupture: A weekend at the Red Bull Music Academy

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I fucking love Joburg but hell, the city is killing me! It’s a city at the epicenter of creative talent and cultural fusion screaming for re...

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Dion Monti- Colour Explosions

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Exuberance is the best word to describe the work of multi-media artist Dion Monti.  His practice in film, soundscapes, music and installatio...

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