Tag Archives: South Africa

Album Review: Spaza – s/t [Mushroom Hour/Half Hour; June 2019]
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Album Review: Spaza – s/t [Mushroom Hour/Half Hour; June 2019]

Cementing Johannesburg as the third point in the triangle of modern jazz, this album transcends the traditional boundaries of genres to create something captivating, original and outstanding. Released in 2019, this album joins a year of supreme albums that merge genres and eras, taking modern jazz to new heights. In...
Preview: BCUC @ XOYO (London; Friday 7th June 2019)

Preview: BCUC @ XOYO (London; Friday 7th June 2019)

They were one of the sensations of 2018, and we inevitably lost ourselves in their embracing and entrancing Afro-psychedelia too. That’s because you can’t simply escape BCUC’s unadulterated Sowetan groove; the way they progressively build it, blending vocal melodies with relentless rhythms, and supporting each other throughout 15, even 20-minute-long...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.72 – Basy Tropikalne

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.72 – Basy Tropikalne

View Basy Tropikalne bio here To celebrate the release of their second compilation (Basy Tropikalne #2) focussed on the new vibes coming from Latin America and including “eighteen previously unreleased tracks by a mixture of already recognized and rising and promising producers from all over the continent”, we are thrilled to feature...
Preview: BCUC @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Friday 26th October 2018)

Preview: BCUC @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Friday 26th October 2018)

BCUC are an almighty, powerful band from Soweto, South Africa, a town rich in history and musical legacy. Their name reflects their musical composition: ‘Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness’. Perhaps their most characteristic musical feature, as their name suggests, is their dedication to continuing unheard indigenous music from the Bantu and...
Visions of Sound – May 2018

Visions of Sound – May 2018

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Interview: BCUC – Music to Experience (April 2018)

Interview: BCUC – Music to Experience (April 2018)

Paraphrasing the words said by their frontman Jovi Nkosi at the end of their recent London’s show on the Rich Mix stage, BCUC is a band you don’t have to listen to, but to experience. The Soweto ensemble, one of the most striking music projects coming from South Africa in...
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