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20 Sep Bongeziwe Mabandla

From his gentle yet moving voice to his masterful songwriting, the master of contemporary South African folk music is Bongeziwe Mabandla.   It's not uncommon for today's audiences to bemoan the flashy and superficial sounds that dominate radio airplay and while this gripe is at times overstated,...

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21 Aug NEW MUSIC: KOKOKO!

DIY music mavericks, KOKOKO! are at the forefront of Kinshasa's alternative sound.   Words: Tshiamo Seape   Bringing together an assortment of Congo's finest young musical talents has been the passion and pleasure of producer, Debruit (Xavier Thomas), whose vision and direction delivered KOKOKO! almost fully formed, to the world less than...

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