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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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“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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This is South African House

by Editor | 2nd June 2017

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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South African singer Nongoma, who apparently started playing music at just four years old, has a voice to suit every texture. From the feather-light RnB of ‘About Me’ (right) to the warped wooziness of her boss track with FuchaInstinct, ‘5.AM …

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This is South African House

by Editor

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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New Finds MORE ENTRIES

“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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South Africa News MORE ENTRIES

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’ …

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