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Soundscape 010: Blotchy (South Africa)

by Editor | 14th September 2017

MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every few weeks we visit a different country and serve up a mix of the finest sounds from that area. Our tenth episode takes us to South Africa, home of some of the world’s most ground-breaking music right […]

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Fortune Shumba

by Editor | 11th August 2017

Recently we premiered a track from a devilishly good digital dub EP entitled Dubokaj Meets Fortune Shumba, and immediately we wanted to know more about the singer adding his honeyed vocals to the Swiss producer’s ‘Alpine Dub’. As the title suggests, that singer is Fortune Shumba, a Joburg artist originally from the township of Mpumalanga. […]

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Premiere: Dubokaj x Fortune Shumba – Casioma Lies

by Editor | 13th July 2017

We love intercontinental collaborations here at MusicMap, so the Dubokaj Meets Fortune Shumba EP was almost guaranteed a warm welcome on our stereo. It also appears to be a match made in heaven for the artists too, with ‘Alpine Dub’ originator Dubokaj finding the perfect foil in the form of Fortune Shumba’s honeyed vocals. The […]

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Recently we premiered a track from a devilishly good digital dub EP entitled Dubokaj Meets Fortune Shumba, and immediately we wanted to know more about the singer adding his honeyed vocals to the Swiss producer’s ‘Alpine Dub’. As the title …

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This is South African House

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Manon Steiner selects six South African House artists who will keep you up all night… DJ Tira Can you believe this guy started out with Human Resources? With beats like this, it is hard to imagine Mthokozisi Khathi ever did anything but mixing South African House tracks. Today he owns his own record label. At …

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“Om” Alec Khaoli

by Editor | 12th July 2017

Awesome Tapes From Africa has re-released this 1985 EP by Johannesburg’s “Om” Alec Khaoli, who was one of the first South Africans to own a recording studio and hence to enjoy creative freedom back in the day. ‘Say You Love Me’ is the first track and has been on repeat here at the office for […]

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Soundscape 010: Blotchy (South Africa)

by Editor | 14th September 2017

MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every few weeks we visit a different country and serve up a mix of the finest sounds from that area. Our tenth episode …

Read full article