This Week's Paper

DJ QB Smith puts his house in order

This DJ, performing at Jazz in the Cradle, describes his unique sound as jazz disguised as deep house.


For new Jo’burg band, the message is in the music

Brand new to the music scene in the City of Gold, Kamili’s jazzy, soulful sound is garnering a steady following. They chat to us about their music.


The Brother Moves On burns the bullion

Jo’burg art collective The Brother Moves On interrogates the value we ascribe to material objects during a fiery performance at the Goodman Gallery.


Aloe Blacc is The Man

American singer Aloe Blacc talks to us about challenges in the music industry, who he would play in a biopic and what lifts his spirits.


Oppikoppi 2014: A 20-year-old odyssey

From young musicians like Aloe Blacc to legendary artists like Hugh Masekela, Oppikoppi celebrated its 20th anniversary with a wide range of old and new talent.


Tea with Dorothy Masuka

We chatted to legendary singer Dorothy Masuka about her music, Miriam Makeba, Brenda Fassie and why she performs more overseas than in South Africa.


Capso: My Wyclef dream came true

Local rapper Capso talks about the social commentary in his music and what it was like collaborating with Wyclef Jean on the song,