Rhythm and Roots

Afro-House Explorations

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Rhythm & Roots Volume XIII

It has been a while and in that while lots of new music has been buzzing around my ears. This is the 12th edition of Rhythm & Roots mix series. This mix criss crosses from deep Brazilian Dub… Read More

Punk in Africa: A selection (DJ Zhao)

Punk in Africa is a documentary currently touring cinemas and film festivals which looks at the history of punk rock music in South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Kenya from the 1970s to the present. The film examines the fascinating social… Read More

Afrographique – Charting Africa

Thanks to okayafrica for this one, which, though not strictly musical…is well worth writing about. Afrographique is a Tumblr site run by Ivan Colic, art director/information designer at the South African advertising agency Zoom Advertising. The blog focuses… Read More

Spoek Mathambo & CHLLNGR – Put Some Red On It EP

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