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Christopher McMichael / music / 6 months ago

Youth Gallery – Yellow Visions

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Psychedelic pop is indelibly associated with images of the hippie 1960s. Bright colours, swirling guitars and groups like The Beatles and Th...

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Themba Kriger / music / 6 months ago

Richi Rich is bringing Alex to the World

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Soweto-born, but raised in South Africa’s oldest township, Alexandra, the young rapper known as Richi Rich has been active as a rapper since...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 6 months ago

Taxan – About That ‘Kite Life’

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Hip Hop is often seen as a music of aggression and raw materialism, but the culture has always had a more abstract, psychedelic side. When I...

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Themba Kriger / music / 6 months ago

Drop Shop – A workshop & live techno mix from Markus Wormstorm & friends

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The brainchild of South African electronic music stalwart, Markus Wormstorm, Drop Shop is a week-long incubator that brings together establi...

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Bob Perfect / music / 6 months ago

Bottils makes familiar and unfamiliar electronica

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Lately, a few young musicians have asked “Should I have a Facebook fan page?” Usually, I tell them, “Probably.” While Facebook is an evil he...

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Christa Dee / music / 6 months ago

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A – a documentary about the story behind the star

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The documentary MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A was collated from footage taken by Maya Arulpragasm and her closet friends over the past 22 years, do...

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Christa Dee / music / 7 months ago

Seize The City – Tomorrow is overrated

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Jose Cuervo presents a one night takeover where Johannesburg becomes a playground for the wild, the fearless and for those who live in the m...

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Christa Dee / music / 7 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 / 7 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 / 7 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 / 7 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 / 7 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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