maskandi

 
Tune in to the wails of Maskandi
Tune in to the wails of Maskandi
It could have been a Thursday or Friday night at one of the bohemian clubs in Braamfontein, Jo’burg. The DJ was playing a range of genres from...
Muzi finds his way home
Muzi finds his way home
Muzi Mazibuko (27) reclines in his chair and furrows his brow. “That’s not entirely true,” says the Johannesburg-based electronic music...
Talking tough: Maskandi turns into a blood sport
Talking tough: Maskandi turns into a blood sport
Although maskandi legend Phuzekhemisi loves Mroza’s hit Van Damme, its allusion to waging war flies over his head. The song speaks about...
Plucking chords from dreams
Plucking chords from dreams
In a YouTube video of a live concert, guitarist Sibusile Xaba runs through a few tracks. The first is an excruciating-looking solo acoustic version...
One giant leap for the faithless
One giant leap for the faithless
I was shocked by the recent story of the return from the grave of maskandi musician Khulekani Kwakhe Mseleku, known as Mgqumeni. For three years...
The music of Everyman
The music of Everyman
One noisy night, months ago, in the company of a friend, I got a ride in Andrew Mabandla Zwane's metered taxi, a white Volkswagen Jetta 3. Playing...

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