music

Themba Kriger / music / 4 days ago

Keabruh&Jay.B want to normalise queer culture

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Both hailing from Vosloorus in the East Rand, it was their mutual love of poetry that brought Keabruh and Jay.B together. Now residing in Jo...

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Deadly Bites Sink Their Teeth In

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When I hear the name Deadly Bites, I imagine a lurid, D-grade exploitation movie from the 1970s or 1980s. It could be an Italian Zombie film...

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Themba Kriger / music / 1 week ago

The Other Records stock what their name implies

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The Other Records started as a small section in a clothing store a year ago and has since morphed into a physical space. Featuring a selecti...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 2 weeks ago

“Die Lit” – SoundCloud Rap and Boring Nihilism

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Man, every year, everybody's like: "Yeah, these kids out here, they're a new breed. I ain't never seen nothing like this before. This the en...

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Bob Perfect / music / 3 weeks ago

dJinns Make Magical Music

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Listening to dJinns, an unassumingly dope two-piece musical project from Jozi, I genuinely struggle with the fact that they’re 18. There’s a...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 4 weeks ago

The Temple- Building Musical Monuments

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When I first opened the link to The Temple’s new EP Lusaka, I was blown away by the effervescence of their music. While the release harkened...

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Bob Perfect / music / 4 weeks ago

Francis Jay Makes Music to Break Up to

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Summer is on its way, which usually means sunshine and good times, but for some of you, it’ll mean heartbreak as your significant other deci...

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Themba Kriger / music / 1 month ago

Rapper RRA confronts the darkness within

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“I spent a lot of time by myself so I never really engaged in what was happening” explains RRA of his childhood in Rustenburg. While his old...

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Marcia Elizabeth / music / 1 month ago

The unsettling ambience of Haich’s ‘Conversations’

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LCD displays building inch by inch of pixelated data. Grotesque, mutant like clay sculptures basking in red tones open up a peculiar night t...

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Darnelle Thompson / music / 1 month ago

PsychoLution // Hip Hop and the Perfect College Semester Kit

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As noted in a discussion on the cultural value of Hip Hop on Oxford University’s Arts Blog, Hip hop as a musical and global cultural form fo...

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Bob Perfect / music / 1 month ago

The Werehouse is a Home for Durban’s Creative Youth

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Just over a year ago, a new home for music and creativity opened it’s massive wooden sliding door in Durban’s Rivertown precinct. While most...

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Themba Kriger / music / 1 month ago

Blinky Bill is Just Winging It

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With the release of his first international album, Everyone’s Just Winging It and Other Fly Tales, Kenyan producer and performing artist Bli...

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