Fresh new sounds from Durban’s Gqom scene via London’s Hyperdub. This is Okzharp featuring the multitalented artist Manthe Ribane. Look out for the forthcoming EP Dumella 113 coming at the end of the month.
As The New York Times highlights in this recent feature, the vinyl boom shows no signs of slowing down. Watch the Independent Record Pressing company, a New Jersey based operation discuss the challenges manufacturing vinyl and of keeping their old equipment running in order to meet the increasing demand.
In this short profile by the Creators Project we are shown the determination to create as we are taken inside war torn Baghdad where rising Iraqi filmmakers such as Mohamed Al-Daradji and Yahya Al Allaq are leading a new film movement that is getting recognition despite their challenges of limited resources and life threatening environments.