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Afropunk Joburg’s Perfect Local Lineup: Nakhane, Thandiswa, TBMO, Manthe Ribane, more…

Afropunk Johannesburg King Tha Thandiswa

EVENT NEWS: Marrying the pulling power of a global event brand with excellent local curation partners, the activist festival lands in JHB with aplomb.

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Jumping Back Slash Releases Spacious ‘Come Rescue Me’ Video

JBS Come Rescue Me Still

ICYMI: UK-born, CPT-based producer Jumping Back Slash released another beautiful video. If you haven’t seen it yet, you need to. Seriously, we’ll wait.

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AZGO Festival: 7 Unmissable Performances From Maputo’s Vibrant Fest

azgo crowd shot

EVENT STORY: Azgo Festival 2017 is a global mix that vitally centres African voices. Here are 7 acts you’d be silly to miss.

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The Booth: Anthea Duce Shares Her Inspiration for Contributing to the SA Music She Holds Dear

Anthea Duce by Jaml The Booth Platform

Anthea Duce, the visual artist and marvellous mind behind Not Sorry Club is in The Booth this month, sharing her extraordinary taste in tunes.

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Spoek Mathambo Returns with a Transcendental and Groove-Driven Message

I Found You by Spoek Mathambo

NEW MUSIC: Spoek Mathambo reconnects to his maskandi roots with new track ‘I Found You’, featuring soulful vocals, earthy bass and rhythmic guitar.

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Spoek Mathambo and Daniel Haaksman rework Soul Brothers’ ‘Akabongi’

This tribute to a jive classic from ’94 sees Spoek returning to his post-Bubblegum afrofuturism solo aesthetic in the video, directed by Chris Kets, which plays out in a cellphone repair shop/barber/internet cafe.

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Sibot Throws Back to The Real Estate Agents With New Mix ‘Landlord Remax’

Sibot has been at the vanguard of electronic music in this country for a remarkable amount of time. It’s difficult to stay relevant after over two decades working in a famously

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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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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

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Petite Noir to play first ever South African live show at CTEMF

Petite Noir at CTEMF 2016

As part of today’s impressive finalised line-up announcement for CTEMF 2016, it has been confirmed that Petite Noir will be returning to (kinda) home town Cape Town to perform live here

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