EVENT NEWS: The decidedly geeky, Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival puts together an Ocean’s Eleven style crew of local musicians.
NEW MUSIC: The innovative producer creates new soundscapes with ‘Sad Damage’, exploring family, fire and loss.
OPINION: Defining the differences between experimental music and pop is like trying to catch smoke with a net. Mohato Lekena tries anyway.
NEW MUSIC: This Amagroovinst remix sees Gina meeting Stiff Pap half way down the road between contemporary house and her usual bass & rap anchored sound.
NEW MUSIC: The track marks a departure for the Cape Town rapper, straying from roots-style street rap to a much more polished, auto-tune style.
ARTIST STORY: DJ/Producer The Gobbla reveals his beginnings and influences, sharing a journey of musical exploration and sustained perserverance.
NEW MUSIC: With ‘Feelings and Stuff’, CPT beat-wizard Kay Faith weaves dark magic with neo-soul inspired R&B and syrupy instrumentals.
NEW MUSIC: Cape Town based, future electronic music duo Stiff Pap fuses elements of kwaito, gqom, house and hip hop to create their own unique sound.
NEW MUSIC: With their new video, FAKA uses a familiar danceability, while still managing to exhibit a daring singularity and originality.
NEW MUSIC: Tight collaborative circles birth iconic music scenes, from Seattle to Sophiatown. This track suggests brilliant new scenes developing in Durban.