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Sakawa Boys: Brilliantly Trading in Our Frail Emotions and Working Through Collective Anxiety

Sakawa Boys 2014 Anxiety Katinka Bester

FEATURE: Through great turmoil and taxing labour, Sakawa Boys have developed a distinct sound, achieved by intending to evoke real meaning in their debut LP.

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New Music: James Blake’s New Album-Opener ‘Radio Silence’

James Blake Radio Silence

James Blake captured attention in what has been a flurry of new music during the last fortnight or so by dropping a surprise and his third full length album, The

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Mungo Shares Thawing Single ‘Uncoiled’

The patiently paced, ‘Uncoiled’, is Mungo‘s latest track since he left us with his second EP, Yextures last year. Pleasingly, the track sees him returning to his fruitful experimentation with clean sounds

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Batuk Return With Second Infectious Single, ‘Call Me Naughty’

We’re not sure what’s caused it, but we catch up with Batuk in the middle of some celebratory folly in the seemingly self-shot-n-edited video for latest track, ‘Call Me Naughty’.

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Thom Yorke Features on Snake-charmer Single from Mark Pritchard

It’s not the first time that Mark Pritchard has worked with Thom Yorke, but here Pritchard has taken total license to mould the Radiohead frontman’s voice to the bare and raw

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M83 Return with Triumphant, Not-Sombre, ‘Do It, Try it’

Technically, putting aside a highly anticipated tour across the US and Europe that’s on the cards, the last time we heard from the French outfit and Anthony Gonzalez was following

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New Music: Exit Someone – Sydney, The List Goes On

Exit Someone

Ex-TOPS member Thom Gillies and June Moon haven’t strayed too far from their strengths with their collaboration to form Exit Someone, but their first single, ‘Sydney, The List Goes On’

Events, Reviews, Stories

CTEMF 2016 in Review: (Almost) Mastering the Ambitious Mix

Petite Noir / Photo courtesy of CTEMF / by myphotocorner

Cape Town Electronic Music Festival (CTEMF) is always the event that’s on everyone’s lips at this time of the year – and deservedly so – though no one ever really

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New Music: AMTHST – Thug Passion

Nite Jewel and producer Droop-E’s decision to join together once more is one that continues to pay rich dividends. This time the two reconfigure as AMTHST and the entire experience

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New Music: Batuk – Daniel feat. Nandi Ndlovu

Once Batuk’s ‘Daniel’ began to creep up in select corners of Soundcloud towards the end of 2015, it was obvious that the quartet of Spoek Mathambo, Aero Manyelo, Carla Fonseca