Every rock fan in South Africa will be anticipating alternative metal band Chevelle hitting concert venues in Cape Town and Jo’burg this weekend.
The French duo's album has leaked on social media before the release date next Monday, giving fans the best platform to react - Twitter.
Sama nominee Sizwe ‘Reason’ Moeketsi’s star is on the rise. We speak to him to find out why.
SA's hip-hop and kwaito stars, including a hologram of the late Brenda Fassie, celebrated the country's musical history at the Hansa Festival of Legends.
Twitter will launch a music-specific app, following its acquisition of music discovery service We Are Hunted last year, according to a CNet report.
Durban/Johannesburg hip-hop group BIG FKN GUN’s debut album Pop Models went through many guises before emerging as a fully-fledged 14-track album.
Spontaneous jam sessions and dodging Zimbabwean police were all part of a group of local musicians' trip to Zim for the Vic Falls Carnival.
We asked some of South Africa's hottest musicians about what made it onto their playlists in 2012.
As malls straddling religious divides turn it down, shoppers don't miss the agony that is Boney M, writes Thalia Holmes.
Spoek Mathambo talks to the M&G about his latest release, his position in the SA music industry and an upcoming collaboration with Gorillaz.
The 2012 edition of the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes has begun, Lloyd Gedye hits the ground running to find out who will be hot in 2013.
From minibus taxis to the Gautrain, the Goethe Institute's SPINES festival explores public and private spaces in Jo'burg.
M&G arts editor Matthew Krouse picks the brains of five winners of the 2013 Standard Bank Young Artist Awards.
Channel O Music Awards nominee DJ Zinhle is often described as SA's top female DJ. In between making music, Zinhle runs a training school for female DJs.
The International Exhibition of Black Music reveals the iniquitous nature of halls of fame, writes Percy Zvomuya.
Despite their self-effacing name, the Kenyan outfit Just a Band are proving they are far more than that.
It is not the first dance craze to ripple through West Africa, but the azonto style even has the Ghana soccer stars showing off their moves.
An international opera sensation says her choir master influenced her career choice.
Two South Africans do their best to explain what words and even awe-inspiring images struggle to capture - an event like no other - Burning Man 2012.