musicians

 
Slice of Life: Learning from a place of failure
Slice of Life: Learning from a place of failure
I had a falling-out with my previous record company, so for about four or five years I was kind of absent from the music industry.
​What does foreign validation of SA music really count for?
​What does foreign validation of SA music really count for?
Last Thursday, an event in Johannesburg, the name of which told you everything and nothing you needed to know about it: “Subterranean Wavelength...
​'Examples' shows us the musical law of Eric Lau
​'Examples' shows us the musical law of Eric Lau
Eric Lau confesses a little secret — he would like to meet and work with pianist Afrika Mkhize. Lau, an electronic music producer based in London, encountered the pianist some years ago when he...
​Babes Wodumo: The queen of gqom with dololo cares
​Babes Wodumo: The queen of gqom with dololo cares
Gqom, perhaps no more than other forms of music, is a testosterone-driven genre where the record of female participation can sometimes go...
Linda Buthelezi and his new God Sons and Daughter outfit re-emerges revived
Linda Buthelezi and his new God Sons and Daughter outfit re-emerges revived
There are uncanny similarities in names between God Sons and Daughter and Gypsy Sun and Rainbows. The latter is a short-lived post-Experience Jimi...
[Slideshow]Finding Fela Kuti
[Slideshow]Finding Fela Kuti
A doccie about legendary musician Fela Kuti's life and politically-charged music has just been released. These images are a snapshot into his world.
Paolo Nutini makes a comeback with new album
Paolo Nutini makes a comeback with new album
Scottish singer and songwriter Paolo Nutini is making a comeback with the release of his new album Caustic Love.
We've found Onyeabor, but don't ask about Russia
We've found Onyeabor, but don't ask about Russia
"It was supposed to take a month," sighs Eric Welles of the New York record label Luaka Bop. "That was five years ago." He is...
Kanye West's new album in five faces
Kanye West's new album in five faces
Kanye West's new album "Yeezus" has received some good, some bad and some down right confused reactions. Rhodé Marshall lets her face do the talking....
Britpop vets Blur hint at possible new album
Britpop vets Blur hint at possible new album
The Britpop veterans were continuing their grand reunion for a second summer when Albarn...
Friday Q&A: Brenda Mtambo
Friday Q&A: Brenda Mtambo
Singer Brenda Mtambo (30) has done backing vocals for a host of South African musical stars. In fact, she has sung with just about every artist...
Miguel: Inheriting Prince's throne
Miguel: Inheriting Prince's throne
First-time Grammy winner Miguel Jonetel Pimentel (27), or, in these informal days, Miguel to you, me and everyone, drinks his water straight from...

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