Christopher McMichael / music / 2 weeks ago

OneBeat – Heard Around the World

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South African musicians are enjoying more hard-earned international exposure than ever. After getting an email from Drake's camp, ...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 1 month ago

Felix Laband – Second Unit Archive

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These days, suddenly losing access to a computer is a huge impediment. Priceless work and memories disappear. It’s even worse when your devi...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 2 months ago

Umlilo and Whyt Lyon – Glory Bois

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One of the most visually opulent artists working today, Umlilo has been winning ears and...

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The Big Hole Counter Narrative Project

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The official webpage of the Big Hole "experience" in Kimberley offers the story of the diamond rush from the winner's perspective “the visit...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 4 months ago

Angel-Ho: The Devil’s Hour

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What does punk means in 2017? Is it just a style of music and clothes, buzzsaw guitars and leather jackets? An ossified museum piece, rather...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 5 months ago

Meet Me In The Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll In New York City 2001-2011

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Ever since age 12, when I nicked a copy of Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana, I’ve been a gluttonous consumer of rock and roll ...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 5 months ago

Mana – Creatures of The Night

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Seeing the Hyperdub logo on a new release is a sure fire guarantee of headphone ecstasy. Since...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 7 months ago

KOKOKO! – Surviving the Future

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The Kinshasa based collective KOKOKO! have been gaining international exposure, with even Tim...

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Francois Knoetze – Escaping the Frontier

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The immersive technology of virtual reality has world shaking implications. Something as small as a VR headset can destabilize the core cate...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 9 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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Christopher McMichael / music / 10 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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Christopher McMichael / Features / 12 months ago

Shongwe-La Mer- Daydream/Purgatory

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Over the years, Joburg has acquired a formidably dangerous cinematic image. Local crime films like Tsotsi, Jerusalema and i...

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