Artist Stories, Stories

Reason Meets Hip-Hop At A Crossroads, with ‘Love Girls’

Reason

ARTIST STORY: Reason’s third studio album signals that either fans must choose to grow with him or lose him as a fave.

Artist Stories, Stories

The Gobbla: Kicking Down Industry Doors & Pursuing New Sounds

ARTIST STORY: DJ/Producer The Gobbla reveals his beginnings and influences, sharing a journey of musical exploration and sustained perserverance.

Stories, Subcultures

Lagos, Jozi & Lilongwe: Night and the African City

Featured Image - Nightscapes

NIGHTSCAPES: Reflecting on the Nocturnal African Cities panel in Basel, Beth Vale explores the ephemeral and invisible cartography of 3 African cities.

Artist Stories, Latest News, News, Stories

Ray Enoch Chikapa Phiri Has Ascended

Ray Phiri Zafifo

ARTIST TRIBUTE: Master-composer, songwriter, healer and teacher Ray Phiri leaves us with an invaluable body of music and memory.

Artist Stories, Stories

Black Math Blow Minds With Their Dark, Sonic Weirdness

Black Math Cover

ARTIST STORY: Ahead of the release of their new album, Durban doom-metal band Black Math experiment with hip-hop, jazz and post-rock influences.

Events, Photo Story, Stories

Lightworks: A Photo-Story on Zakifo 2017

Ray Phiri by Niamh Walsh-Vorster

PHOTO STORY: Now in its third year, Durban’s Zakifo Festival created an other-worldly visual experience for photographers and the festival’s audience.

Stories, Subcultures

Yeoville After Dark: A Place of Many Places

Featured Image - Yeoville

NIGHTSCAPES: With its multinational influences, Yeoville remains a contradictory place of many places, of immigrants & night-time place-making.

Events, Photo Story, Stories

The Defiant Joy of AZGO 2017

Jojo Abot Azgo 2017

PHOTO STORY: By reaching across borders and generations, Azgo 2017 showed us what’s possible for the future of African festivals.

Stories, Subcultures

Khaya Records: Reinvigorating Durban’s Music Scene

Khaya Records by Russell Grant

PHOTO STORY: Part shop, part venue, part basement from ‘That 70s Show, Khaya Records is putting Durban on the map with its artist-centric approach.