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  • blog June 29, 2015

    Amazing Cassette from DJ Mahinya-hinya

    We excited to learn that up-and-coming South African Shangaan Electro artist DJ Mahinya-hinya will not only be soon putting out his first solo album, Ekaya Giyani, but also that if you act fast, you can get it in the form of a limited … 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 December 3, 2014

    Fantasma Unveils Supernatural “Eye of the Sun” Video

    South Africa seems to be the place these days for music that is at once seriously and hilariously (and all-around imaginatively) mystical. Fantasma fits into this vibe and soars above it on kaleidoscopic dragon wings. That’s not an image that’s … Read more »

  • blog July 14, 2014

    Electronic South Africa with Spoek Mathambo

    While we’ve long been fans of South African dance and rap, the more underground edges of the SA scene have sometimes been hard to grasp from a distance. This summer, that might begin to change. That’s because the internationally acclaimed … Read more »

  • review November 12, 2013

    John Wizards- John Wizards

    John Wizards’ debut album, out on Planet Mu Records, is less a collection of songs than a series of musical moments and movements through styles, like a DJ set of experimental electronic dance music. John Withers (hence the band name) … Read more »

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