Beautiful sounds from South Africa. Vocalist, rapper, producer, and songwriter Harvey Lawrence Ofentse Mashiloane, otherwise known as Marcus Harvey, got his musical start in the township of Alexandra, just… Continue reading
Hooked from the moment I heard those piano keys. “Africa” from Johannesburg, South Africa quartet Seba Kaapstad is nouveau neo-soul with a heavenly jazz twist. Shades of Robert Glasper,… Continue reading
While an “internet dance” is probably something you did in 1995 while you were waiting for AOL to load, here Pretorian music wonder Sibusile Xaba gently gathers a storm of finger-picked guitar… Continue reading
Float along to 22-year-old LA-via-South Africa-via-Nor-Cal singer-songwriter-producer multihyphenate-in-profession-and-location Nick Leng‘s very excellent latest song, “Drivers.” “Drivers” is a wistful affair, its gentle breezy kick drum bounce underpinning sun-bleached guitar, sandy percussion… Continue reading
Your new favorite dance genre, Shangaan Electro, is the brainchild of Soweto, South Africa’s Nozinja. He’s just been signed by Warp Records, and as they put it, Shangaan Electro… Continue reading
25-year-old, Cape Town, South Africa musician, producer, and ad jingle writer John Withers is the brainchild behind John Wizards. Featuring Rwandan singer Emmanuel Nzaramba, his recently released self-titled debut album draws from Ghanaian highlife,… Continue reading
South African emcees and kwaito specialists Ruffest (pictured below) meet South London Hyperdub beatsmiths LV. This one has some serious bounce.
This is South Africa-via-Australia future psychedelic soul composer Jonti. Somewhere two Muppets must be feeling the cold.