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Rudeboyz

by Editor | 17th November 2017

As instigators of the killer ‘gqom’ sound that’s spread from the taxi cabs of Durban to discerning clubs and stereos worldwide, it’s good to see that Rudeboyz, aka Masive Q and Andile T, remain at the top of their game. Their latest release, the Gqomwave EP, lands on London label Goon Club Allstars next week. […]

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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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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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Rudeboyz

by Editor | 17th November 2017

As instigators of the killer ‘gqom’ sound that’s spread from the taxi cabs of Durban to discerning clubs and stereos worldwide, it’s good to see that Rudeboyz, aka Masive Q and Andile T, remain at the top of their game. Their latest release, the Gqomwave EP, lands on London label Goon Club Allstars next week. […]

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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