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Escapism Refuge Shares Debut Full-length, ‘Hold’

Escapism Refuge Hold Deep Heads - Jono Kay

NEW MUSIC: LP releases in underground electronic music are rare, but the bass and down-tempo producer’s 13-track is an obvious choice, once you’ve listened.

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Distruction Boyz Make Sure ‘Gqom Is The Future’

Distruction Boyz Gqom Is The Future DJ Tira

New Music: On their 13-track debut, they firmly ground gqom’s commercial success in its home town, a rare feat for a quickly trafficked underground sound.

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FAKA’s latest EP ‘Amaqhawe’ Available for Pre-Order

FAKA Amaqhawe Nick Widmer Omar Morto Surreal Sessions

New Music: The follow up EP to 2016’s ‘Bottoms Revenge’ is out 27/10, and continues in their collaborative chameleon-like constant sonic reimaginings.

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K-$, BLK JKS, Zara Julius, Paul Waxon & More Launch KONJO Vol. 1

KONJO

EVENT NEWS: The new event’s Pan-African mandate is a focus that’s sorely missing from the current scene.

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Sipho The Gift Releases Brilliant & Painful ‘Kintsugi’ EP

Sipho The Gift

Kintsugi is a Japanese art of mending cracked and broken porcelain, using gold to highlight the new imperfections as opposed to hiding them.

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Mvelo Curates a Stellar Line-Up for DarlingAkia

Mvelo

EVENT NEWS: Happening at Kitchener’s this Saturday, the event’s tagline is “stop listening to music that you feel most comfortable on listening to”.

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Fak’ugesi Bloc Party: Zaki Ibrahim, Petite Noir, Nonku Phiri, Micr.Pluto and more

Bloc Party

EVENT NEWS: The decidedly geeky, Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival puts together an Ocean’s Eleven style crew of local musicians.

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Darkie Fiction Burst Onto the Scene with ‘Selula’

Darkie Fiction

NEW MUSIC: The new Cape Town duo introduces a fresh and innovative sound, while looking at the world with sepia-toned lenses.