A pioneer of electronic music, Jean-Michel Jarre has roused crowds, yet at the root of the genre lies a political dimension, he says.
Several leading electronic music artists are seeking to combat perceptions with a renewed effort to emphasise the human element behind the music.
After earning his stripes on the Berlin techno scene, Ernestus has turned his attention to the music of the Africa, with spectacular results.
Warrick Sony's new album deals with the perpetual state of agitation in South Africa and the world.
Electro-soul singer and global denizen Zaki Ibrahim has always been a nomad, but it is becoming easier for her to call SA, her father's country, home.
When it comes to electronic music, the Brainfeeder label from Los Angeles is as hot as you get.
Charles Leonard explains why Taste of Sónar is a far more exciting prospect for music junkies than the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
Byetone trained as a tailor, but his true love is creating minimalist, abstract techno.
Dubbed this year's Die Antwoord, Spoek Mathambo's sound is uncategorically South African.
As famous for his esoteric music as his high-voltage stage presence, the Gaslamp Killer is braced for assault when tours SA this week.
Ebenhaezer Smal - aka Haezer - plays the kind of music that makes you want to dance.
Jacob Israel's new album is his most mature work to date, a classical-influenced recording of sublime electronica, writes Lloyd Gedye.