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  • blog January 2, 2017

    Fresh Cuts Vol. Two

    This is the second feature in a series we’re calling Fresh Cuts. It’s a selection of newly released tracks and videos from across Africa and the diaspora, featuring established and up-and-coming artists and everything in between. Today we’ve got a big lineup for you, … Read more »

  • blog October 9, 2015

    New Mix From DJ Spoko

    Pretoria’s DJ Spoko (of township funk and Fantasma renown) recently dropped the perfect mix to ease the transition between your last few hours of Friday and the blissfully decadent weekend to come. Or at least, the decadent bliss you will … Read more »

  • blog May 22, 2015

    Future Sound of Mzansi: Documentary Out Now

    If like us, you have been eagerly following all of the astounding electronic music coming out of South Africa in recent years, then we have some good news for you. Spoek Mathambo, the multitalented musician and producer from Johannesburg, has teamed up … Read more »

  • blog March 20, 2015

    “How I”: New EP From Mo Kolours

    One of the more interesting musicians currently working in the space between local traditions and international electronic styles, Mo Kolours is a producer who mixes hip-hop, soul, funk and house with sega music from the island nation of Mauritius. Born in the … Read more »

  • interview March 20, 2015

    “Kind of A Manifesto”–Awesome Tapes From Africa’s Brian Shimkovitz on Releasing “Obaa Sima”

    Over the past decade, the blog-then-label Awesome Tapes from Africa has been at the forefront of a new wave of “world” labels, one that attempts to better reflect the messy complexity of musical cultures across the African continent. Leaving questions … Read more »

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