► Okzharp – Dear Ribane Feat. Manthe

shockwebpic_Okzharp_featMantheFresh 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.
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► Boddhi Satva Feat. Kaysha – Mama Kosa

shockwebpic_boddhisatva_mamakosaA summer sizzler from Boddhi Satva featuring Kaysha directed by Johel Almeida. Off Boddhi Satva’s forthcoming album ‘Transition’ via Offering Recordings.

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► Fantasma – Eye Of The Sun

shockwebpic_fantasma_eyeofthesunEye Of The Sun is the title track from Fantasma’s new EP of the same name which also features Moonchild and is directed by Travys Owen.

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► Okmalumkoolkat – Holy Oxygen

shockwebpic_Okmalumkoolkat_HolyOxygenPeep this Afrofuturistic themed video from Johannesburg’s Okmalumkoolkat aka Smiso Zwane directed by Wim Steytler. Okmalumkoolkat is also half of the rap/electronic duo Dirty Paraffin though this track is from his recent solo EP Holy Oxygen I.

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► Culoe De Song World DJ Session Mix Live From Cape Town

shockwebpic_culoedesongmixmagnov2014Teleport to club ERA in Cape Town, South Africa for this recent Culoe De Song World DJ Sessions Mix for Mixmag.

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Death Metal Angola: Sounds Of African Resistance

shockwebpic_deathmetalangolaDeath Metal Angola is an awesome new documentary directed by Jeremy Xido that captures the growing hardcore death metal scene that has developed in the war-stricken southern African country of Angola.

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Future Sound of Mzansi Documentary Explores South Africa’s Musical Landscape

shockleewebpic_djspokomzansimixFuture Sounds of Mzansi is a documentary which aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa’s cultural landscape, 20 years into it’s democracy. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of South African popular culture. The film explores the past, present and future of the scene and its multiple sub-genres, presented through the eyes of internationally acclaimed artist Spoek Mathambo.

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Moondance Afrofuturism Event @ MoMA PS1 Photo Recap

shockleewebpic_moondancemainWe had an amazing time this past Sunday at the MoonDance event – an afrofuturism experience and meeting of the minds held at MoMA PS1.

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Real Scenes: Johannesburg – South Africa’s Thriving House Scene

Real Scenes Johannesburg documents South Africa’s thriving house scene in this beautifully shot short featuring Joburg’s local DJ and producer heroes; Black Coffee, Culoe de Song, Jullian Gomes, Oskido and the Black Motion crew to name a few.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

From game sounds to orchestral strings to caribbean drums this #freesamplefriday roundup is packed with action. We have one more roundup left in 2012…and trust us you won’t want to miss it in the week to come!

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