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Saturday, May 24th, 2014

Kickin’ It With Christian Tiger School

I arrive in Braamfontein twenty minutes early, at 6pm, for a meeting with Sebastiano Zenasi (or Seb), Luc Vermeer, and their manager Aaron Peters. It’s the night of their album launch, their second since 2012’s Third Floor landed them in the electronic music spotlight and enabled them to get book at nearly every major music festival

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The flag-bearers of dub in South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, has been undergoing somewhat of an electronic music revival over the past five years. The initial boom happened in the early 2000s when, aided by the pioneering African Dope record label, artists such...

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Cape Town goes Electronic

This weekend marks the 2nd year of the Cape Town Electronic Music Festival, an event that seeks to present the “multi facets of South Africa’s electronic music scene” with a weekend of performances and workshops. Judging from...

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Anbuley ‘pushing African music into the future’

Anbuley is one of those names that I always check for when seeking out new music. This Austria based Ghanian singer’s willingness to jump on unconventional beats has her appearing on such underground club hits like Zakee’s...

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Weekend Links

Things I have read quickly, seen or watched, listened to, been forwarded, did not really have the time to think about properly, here for your reading pleasure: * On Freedom Day, last Tuesday, South Africa’s government released...

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