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Tshiamo Tshule (Revivolution)

by Editor | 7th November 2016

Johannesburg’s Revivolution crew are just one of the many exciting prospects coming up from South Africa at the moment. We got hold of the group’s Tshiamo Tshule over e-mail to get some Joburg hangout tips and insight into local music trends. In ten words or less, how would you describe where you live? Vibrant, brimming […]

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Batuk

by Editor | 5th November 2016

Jack of all trades Spoek Mathambo has teamed up with producer Aero Manyelo and vocalist Manteiga to form South African supergroup Batuk. The ensemble have combined traditional Pan African rhythms with techno beats to create something which will sound equally at home in their native continent as well as Berlin nightclubs. The single ‘Call Me […]

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AudioBoyz

by Editor | 24th August 2016

Another release from the burgeoning Gqom scene in South Africa. If you feel like house music has been over ran recently by unsubtle pop stars and EDM light shows, then AudioBoyz’s latest (released via Blank Mind) puts the genre back on a darker, and altogether more enthralling, route.

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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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Tshiamo Tshule (Revivolution)

by Editor

Johannesburg’s Revivolution crew are just one of the many exciting prospects coming up from South Africa at the moment. We got hold of the group’s Tshiamo Tshule over e-mail to get some Joburg hangout tips and insight into local music trends. In ten words or less, how would you describe where you live? Vibrant, brimming …

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Batuk

by Editor | 5th November 2016

Jack of all trades Spoek Mathambo has teamed up with producer Aero Manyelo and vocalist Manteiga to form South African supergroup Batuk. The ensemble have combined traditional Pan African rhythms with techno beats to create something which will sound equally at home in their native continent as well as Berlin nightclubs. The single ‘Call Me […]

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Gqom – the sound of Durban

by Editor | 4th August 2016

Unless you’ve been to Durban, South Africa in the last few years, chances are you’ll be unfamiliar with the genre of ‘Gqom’. Described by the pioneers as ‘African electro’ or ‘the last form of house music’, it originated in the …

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