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  • 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 »

  • blog January 16, 2015

    GlobalFEST 2015 Photo Essay

    As always seems to be the case, the 2015 edition of globalFEST was a major curatorial success, mixing crowd-pleasing newcomers, veteran performers, and everything in between. The Afropop team was there in force, and while the group consensus is that … Read more »

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