Artist Stories, Events, Photo Story, Stories

Bateleur: The Long Wait, The Climax, The Loss

Bateleur final - Philippus Johan phijos

PHOTO STORY: Rich, sensitive images of Bateleur’s conditionally final show, celebrating the release of their debut LP, out digitally today.

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Sun Xa: Experimenting with Structure and Style to Take Us to the Future

Sun Xa Experiment Russell Grant

ARTIST FEATURE: The music and band membership changes constantly and the positioning is both futuristic and historically respectful.

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DJ Lag: The Gqom King Goes Global

DJ Lag

ARTIST FEATURE: The Gqom King has just completed his first first Euro-Asia tour and returns to SA to celebrate the launch of his GCA-released EP.

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Floyd Lavine: Finding a Home in House

Floyd Lavine Muse Festival

ARTIST FEATURE: The ZA-born, London- and Berlin-cultivated musical powerhouse and move-maker shares insights into how he crafts his sounds in every medium.

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With ‘Wax Bridge’, Is Fever Trails The Logical Next Step or Comfortably Peripheral?

Fever Trails Wax Bridge

[ARTIST FEATURE] …and does he need to care? He just makes music that feels good to him, and hopes that others feel the warm, body-jolting goodness too.

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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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Dope Saint Jude is a Modern-day Joan of Arc

Dope Saint Jude Reimagine The Seppis Ilretallack

Critically acclaimed, yet undervalued by the local hip hop circuit, Dope Saint Jude discusses navigating womanhood, queerness, blackness and spirituality.

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Dunn Kidda: Mourning Cold Turkey’s Demise, Yet Hopeful for Bass’s Future

Dunn Kidda

The multinational purveyor of bass explains the shift to a kwaito-centric sound and laments the splintering CT bass music landscape…

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