music

Christa Dee / music / 5 months ago

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

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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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Bob Perfect / music / 5 months ago

STASH CREW’s latest EP is the electronic soundtrack for a gender fluid future

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The future is gender fluid. Probably. I mean, if there is a future. With the current climate, who knows how much longer we’ll inhabit this p...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 5 months ago

UK artist Haich- Making Life Shine

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The writer Grafton Tanner argues that as the culture industry voraciously strip-mines ideas from the past, musicians respond by creating eve...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months ago

The Shadowgodz shed light on Cape Town’s hip hop underground

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A collaboration between two pioneering members of Cape Town’s hip-hop scene, Shadowgodz sees Abadon Horseman and Fungus (a.k.a Sammy Sparks)...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months ago

M(x) Blouse doesn’t have time for idiots

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Joburg-based M(x) Blouse might rap, but they don’t consider themselves a hip-hop artist. Born at the end of 2016 as a creative outlet for KZ...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 5 months ago

A.L.V – Sonic Myths

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The occult has a long standing overlap with popular music. The notorious and influential magician Aleister Crowley appeared on Beatle's albu...

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Bob Perfect / music / 5 months ago

MHD is the French Rapper You Need to Know About

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Do you ever worry that there’s so much dope shit out there in the world, that you’ll never get to experience it all? I do. We are in a golde...

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Christa Dee / music / 5 months ago

M.I.A comes to South Africa in June

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Black Major Selects is partnering with the 20th Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival to bring M.I.A to South Afr...

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Themba Kriger / music / 5 months ago

SubWav’s Wiretribe compilation showcases Joburg’s electronica

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‘Wiretribe’ is Joburg-based leftfield electronica label Subterranean Wavelength’s (SubWav) debut label compilation. Featuring exclusive unre...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 6 months ago

Jlin- Infinity and Simplicity

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Jlin's Black Origami was widely hailed as the one of the albums of 2017, with publications from Pitchfork to Mixmag featuring it high on the...

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Bob Perfect / music / 6 months ago

Diamond Thug release their debut album ‘Apastron’

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My first experience of Diamond Thug was when I booked them for a gig at Cool Runnings in Durban along with Thor Rixon as part of their first...

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Themba Kriger / music / 6 months ago

Detroit’s Marcus Marcus is a poet not a rapper

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Detroit-based artist Marcus Marcus doesn’t describe himself as a rapper. “I’d describe myself as a poet who has a fairly good ear for music,...

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