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Beth Vale / music / 2 years ago

Ikonika’s Dancefloor Disruption

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“I always had headphones on and I always knew I wanted to make music”, Ikonika told me. I sat down with the London-based electronic musician...

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Christa Dee / music / 2 years ago

Uno July x YoungstaCPT – ‘Native Yards 57’ video

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Tell our readers more about you and your journey as a rapper? I was born and bred in Gugulethu township, Cape Town. What you need to k...

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Bob Perfect / music / 2 years ago

Big Space Put Out 52 Remixes Last Year. What Did You Do?

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If you want to get good at something, you have to do it a lot. The cliche is to say something like 10 000 hours of practice but putting out ...

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Montle Moorosi / music / 2 years ago

Gung-ho Stoicism: The Aesthetics of music, art, fashion, tennis and war with Shamon Cassette

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Shamon Cassette , formerly known as Cerebral Vortex has been one of my favourite rappers ever since I discovered the internet and realized t...

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Beth Vale / music / 2 years ago

Dirty Dancing: Spoko and Aguayo Release First Single off Upcoming EP

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Conjured from smoke fumes, long nights, and worn-out feet, DJ Spoko and Matias Aguayo will be dropping a new EP on February 28th, titled Dir...

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Hazel Kimani / music / 2 years ago

LESKA x Batuk – ‘I Got You’ video

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After a meticulous brainstorming session between Manteiga, the vocalist of the Pan-African collective, Batuk and director, Adriaan Louw, the...

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Bob Perfect / music / 2 years ago

Red Robyn – The Sweet-voiced Songbird from Wentworth

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Birders of Durban feel shame no more. No longer shall Durban be known as the city with the world’s most annoying bird, the Indian Mynah, but...

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Beth Vale / music / 2 years ago

DJ Capital (Siyabonga Sibeko) and the Dancefloor Dialectic

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DJ’s write our nocturnal soundtracks. Spinning the energy in the room, they ease their audience in; build them up; hold them in suspense. Th...

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Bob Perfect / music / 2 years ago

From the Bath to Inner and Outer Space

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I’ll tell you one thing, Song’s From The Bath is a fucking trip. I’ll tell you some more things, I just felt like that was a good way to sta...

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Christa Dee / music / 2 years ago

The Siren’s Call video – Visual metaphor of sonic melancholy

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"The Siren's Call" from producer Jumping Back Lash's latest EP features Nonku Phiri. The video for this track provides the perfect mirror to...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 2 years ago

Jakinda – Storming Heaven

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The first time I opened the Soundcloud link to Jakinda’s  Afrika 3000,  I felt a powerful surge of the uncanny. And by uncanny, I don’t just...

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Sihle Mthembu / music / 2 years ago

ByLwansta creates rhythmic waves and lyrical poise

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The Karolinska Institute in Sweden has recently published a study that indicates musical talent may have a lot to do with genetics. Research...

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