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Themba Kriger / music / 6 months ago

Exploring Klein’s dramatic soundscapes

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Highly original and imaginative, Klein’s music can seem daunting at first but reveals an underlying familiarity in its curated chaos. “If yo...

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Bob Perfect / music / 6 months ago

palmdrive’s A A // B B // E P is the soundtrack to the dystopian retrofuture

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There are a few things we know about the enigmatic palmdrive aka deadprocession aka ujochi aka Josh Scheepers: He loves taking naps, making ...

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Christa Dee / music / 6 months ago

Bubblegum Club mix Vol 14 by Christian Pahud

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Swiss drummer, instrumentalist and electronic producer Christian Pahud is spending a few months in Johannesburg as part of a Pro Helvetia re...

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Themba Kriger / music / 6 months ago

Music and Technology at Fak’ugesi Festival

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Now in its 4th year, the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival is a celebration of technology, creativity, collaboration and innovat...

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Bob Perfect / music / 6 months ago

DJ Prie Believes Anything is Possible with Gqom

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If you’re a night-owl and you listen to Ukhozi FM, there’s a good chance you’ve heard DJ Prie Nkosazana taking you through the graveyard shi...

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Themba Kriger / music / 6 months ago

Buks (is back) on the mic

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While he is best known for his integral part in the production trio Ivy League that created tracks for the likes of PRO, Khuli Chana, AKA, T...

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Dhevan Bergmann / music / 6 months ago

Bubblegum Club mix Vol 13 by VELD

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Having listened to Richard D. James Album at 16 and discovered the music making software Fruity Loops soon after this, Veld fell in love wit...

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Themba Kriger / music / 6 months ago

Loui Lvndn: Chasing the Princess

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With his debut album ‘Your Princess is in another Castle’, Johannesburg based artists Loui Lvndn presents a body of work with a clear concep...

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Themba Kriger / music / 6 months ago

Face-to-face with deKiller’Clown

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Hailing from Johannesburg, rapper, producer and all-round artist deKiller’Clown’s music draws inspiration from the sounds around him and the...

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Bob Perfect / music / 6 months ago

Sipho The Gift is The Man with His Latest Single

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While the AKAs and Cassper Nyovests of the world rack up hundreds of thousands of plays in a few days - with massive fan bases and PR teams ...

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Themba Kriger / music / 7 months ago

Soweto Sounds: Cross-border Collaborations

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A chance meeting between Ruth Daniel of In Place of War (IPOW) and Malose Malahlela of Keleketla! saw the creation of a project that would r...

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Bob Perfect / music / 7 months ago

Swedish Rapper Lilla Namo Tells Donald Trump to Shut Up with Håll Käften

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I both love and hate using cliches. Cliches are usually true and there’s a familiarity to them that resonates but they’re also lazy and unim...

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