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Christopher McMichael / music / 7 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 / 7 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 / 7 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 / 8 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 / 8 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 / 8 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 / 8 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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Christopher McMichael / music / 8 months ago

Puppy – Demons of the New School

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The critical consensus on guitar rock in thelate-90s is that sensitive indie bands were overshadowed by bombastic nu-metal. Music writers lo...

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Ghost Writer / music / 8 months ago

Uncle Partytime converts the dance floor into a space of sonic transcendence

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Uncle Partytime is a kid whose dj persona was born out of the scene in Braamfontein, allowing him to be plugged into the sonic shifts that h...

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Christopher McMichael / music / 8 months ago

Rare & Sudden Podcast- Doing It For The Culture

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The podcast format was only invented in the early 2000’s, but we have already entered the medium’s golden age. They are cheap to produce and...

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Bob Perfect / music / 8 months ago

The Big Hash dropped out of High School to Chase His Rap Dream

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When you quit high school to pursue your rap career, you sure as fuck better make it. If you don’t, your parents and classmates will never l...

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Themba Kriger / music / 9 months ago

Vancouver-based artist KENZA’s Dead State (of Mind)

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Upon listening to 20 year old, Vancouver-based artist KENZA’s sophomore release ‘Dixie & The Dead States’, it becomes clear that she dra...

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