music

Themba Kriger / music / 4 months ago

AFROPUNK returns to Constitution Hill

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It is fitting that the first AFROPUNK Festival to be held in South Africa took place on the historically significant Constitution Hill in Jo...

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Bob Perfect / music / 4 months ago

The Future is Now for Muzi

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Muzi is the future and the future is now. With the release of Afrovision, Muzi, who has been producing bangers for a minute now, has gone fr...

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Bob Perfect / music / 5 months ago

Missu’s ‘An Education’ is the Soundtrack to your Next Summer

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Missu makes music for the summer. Feel-good synthy grooves that are just as much a jam cruising with the windows down or sweating it out on ...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months ago

Lelo What’s Good blends ballroom and gqom

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Lelo What's Good is a Johannesburg-based multidisciplinary creative that got into DJing unexpectedly. He met FAKA's Desire Marea while livin...

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Christa Dee / music / 5 months ago

MTAGGA – techno music and reclaiming tribal identity

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We spoke to co-founder of Cerebral, Joseph Ntahilaja about his sonic style, his debut published mix and the new mix he created specifically ...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 5 months ago

Gaika – Pumping that Gas

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Gaika's addictive cocktail of grime, dancehall and futurism has made him one of the most exciting new artists of the last few years. But sur...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months ago

Rose Bonica doesn’t want it to get to your head

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Since her beginnings in 2016, Rose Bonica has quietly made a name for herself as a fresh and innovative producer of electronic music that, t...

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Bob Perfect / music / 5 months ago

Umaah’s Sheila EP is Vulnerable and Experimental

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Before the current wave of soulful songstresses from Durban who blend R&B with hip-hop and jazz, like Red Robyn, Victoria Raw, and Rhea ...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months 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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Christopher McMichael / music / 5 months ago

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 / 5 months 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 / 6 months ago

Sainty Baby is the Fierce Lesbian Rapper She Dreamt About

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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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