Themba Kriger / music / 3 days ago

DJ SistaMatik doesn’t play hits

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Originally from Soweto, Johannesburg-based Tumelo Kgwathe aka DJ SistaMatik first discovered her passion for sharing music with others at th...

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Serpentwithfeet – Standing Tall

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The most immediately noticeable thing about upcoming musician Serpentwithfeet aka Josiah Wise is his striking visual image. In his press pho...

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Bob Perfect / music / 1 week ago

Okzharp and Manthe Ribane’s Closer Apart is a Masterclass in Repetition

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Repetition is such a powerful tool. Through repetition, you can hypnotise someone, or wake them. Through repetition, you can numb the senses...

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Bob Perfect / music / 3 weeks ago

Sainty Baby is the Fierce Lesbian Rapper She Dreamt About


Sainty Baby is one of the most AMPED people I have ever met. She’s a diminutive ball of energy, and comes across as a soft and genuine perso...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 3 weeks ago

Youth Gallery – Yellow Visions


Psychedelic pop is indelibly associated with images of the hippie 1960s. Bright colours, swirling guitars and groups like The Beatles and Th...

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Themba Kriger / music / 4 weeks ago

Richi Rich is bringing Alex to the World

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Soweto-born, but raised in South Africa’s oldest township, Alexandra, the young rapper known as Richi Rich has been active as a rapper since...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 1 month ago

Taxan – About That ‘Kite Life’


Hip Hop is often seen as a music of aggression and raw materialism, but the culture has always had a more abstract, psychedelic side. When I...

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Themba Kriger / music / 1 month ago

Drop Shop – A workshop & live techno mix from Markus Wormstorm & friends

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The brainchild of South African electronic music stalwart, Markus Wormstorm, Drop Shop is a week-long incubator that brings together establi...

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Bob Perfect / music / 1 month ago

Bottils makes familiar and unfamiliar electronica


Lately, a few young musicians have asked “Should I have a Facebook fan page?” Usually, I tell them, “Probably.” While Facebook is an evil he...

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Christa Dee / music / 2 months ago

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A – a documentary about the story behind the star


The documentary MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A was collated from footage taken by Maya Arulpragasm and her closet friends over the past 22 years, do...

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Christa Dee / music / 2 months ago

Seize The City – Tomorrow is overrated

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Jose Cuervo presents a one night takeover where Johannesburg becomes a playground for the wild, the fearless and for those who live in the m...

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Christa Dee / music / 2 months ago

The performers bringing SA flavour to M.I.A’s shows


M.I.A will be performing for the first time in Africa in Cape Town and Johannesburg on the 7th and 8th of June, and some of South Africa's b...

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