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Petite Noir, Dookoom, Pussy Party Join Afropunk JHB Lineup

EVENT NEWS: The already jam-packed lineup for the NYE festival expands by 13 new acts, also including Kid Fonque, DJ Kenzhero, Themba Lunacy and more.

Artist Stories, Stories

Robin Thirdfloor Flies the Misfit Banner High

ARTIST STORY: Durban weirdo Robin Thirdfloor joins a generation of SA artists choosing to wander, both creatively and geographically – and doing it well.

Latest News, New Music, News

Darkie Fiction Burst Onto the Scene with ‘Selula’

NEW MUSIC: The new Cape Town duo introduces a fresh and innovative sound, while looking at the world with sepia-toned lenses.

Latest News, News, Shows/Tours

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

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

Latest News, New Music, News

Jumping Back Slash Releases Spacious ‘Come Rescue Me’ Video

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.

Events, Latest News, Stories

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

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

Lists, The Booth

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

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

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

New Music, News

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