Themba Kriger / music / 4 days ago

Keabruh&Jay.B want to normalise queer culture


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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